NTP time server optimised for data centres

NTP time server optimised for data centres

High Performance NTP Time Server

APC Technology Group plc

SyncFire 1100 : High Performance NTP Time Server

The Meinberg SyncFire 1100 NTP Time Server appliance offers the flexibility and reliability of the Meinberg LANTIME M-Series product family in a new package that is optimised for Data Centre deployments. Due to its new powerful CPU options, it can synchronise millions of NTP and SNTP clients.

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SyncFire 1100 Technical Specifications

Operating system: Linux 4.x SMP

Type of receiver: 12 channel GPS C/A-code receiver

Type of antenna: Remote powered GPS antenna/converter unit, up to 300m distance to antenna with RG58 and up to 700m distance with RG213 cable

Display: LC display, 4 x 20 characters

Control elements: Eight push buttons to set up basic network parameters and to change receiver settings

Status info: Four bicolor LEDs showing status of:- reference time – time service – network – alarm

Network interface: Standard: 2 x 10/100/1000 MBit with RJ45 connector. Available Options: Additional network interface card with 4 x 10/100/1000 MBit – RJ45 jack or 2 x 10000 MBit – RJ45 jack

Power supply: Redundant power supply (hot-plug power supply unit)
Rated voltage range: 100 – 240 V AC
Frequency: 50 / 60Hz
Effective power: 450 W
Rated current: 8.5 A (100 V) / 3.5 A (240 V)

CPU: 1.9 GHz Intel® Xeon® Quadcore or 2.6 GHz Intel® Xeon® Octacore with HyperThreading®
8GB RAM, Diskless/Flash Memory Module

Network protocols OSI Layer 4 (transport layer): TCP, UDP

Network protocols OSI Layer 7 (application layer): TELNET, FTP, SSH (incl. SFTP, SCP), HTTP, HTTPS, SYSLOG, SNMP

Internet protocol (IP): IP v4, IP v6

Network autoconfiguration support: IPv4: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol – DHCP (RFC 2131)
IPv6: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol – DHCPv6 (RFC 3315) and Autoconfiguration Networking – AUTOCONF (RFC 2462)

Network time protocol (NTP)
NTP v2 (RFC 1119), NTP v3 (RFC 1305), NTP v4 (RFC 5905)
SNTP v3 (RFC 1769), SNTP v4 (RFC 2030)
MD5 Authentication and Autokey Key Management

Time protocol (TIME): Time Protocol (RFC 868)

Daytime protocol (DAYTIME): Daytime Protocol (RFC 867)

IEC 61850: Synchronization of IEC 61850 compliant devices by using SNTP

Hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP): HTTP/HTTPS (RC 2616)

Secure shell (SSH):  SSH v1.3, SSH v1.5, SSH v2 (OpenSSH)

Telnet:  Telnet (RFC 854-RFC 861)

Simple network management protocol (SNMP): SNMPv1 (RFC 1157), SNMPv2c (RFC 1901-1908), SNMP v3 (RFC 3411-3418)

Form factor: 19 Inch Server Rack 1HE/84TE
431 mm x 718 mm x 43 mm (W x D x H)

Ambient temperature: 10°C … 35°C

Humidity: 10% … 85%

Scope of supply: Included in delivery is our GPS antenna incl. converter unit, 20m GPS antenna cable (RG58) and product documentation.

Technical support: Meinberg offers free lifetime technical support via telephone or e-mail.

Warranty: Three-Year Warranty

Firmware updates: Firmware is field-upgradeable, updates can be installed directly at the unit or via a remote network connection. Software updates are provided free of charge, for the lifetime of your Meinberg product.

RoHS status of the product: This product is fully RoHS compliant.

WEEE status of the product: This product is handled as a B2B category product. In order to secure a WEEE compliant waste disposal it has to be returned to the manufacturer. Any transportation expenses for returning this product (at its end of life) have to be incurred by the end user, whereas Meinberg will bear the costs for the waste disposal itself.

Additional Information: Additional information about the Meinberg LANTIME family of NTP time servers and other LANTIME models can be found on the LANTIME NTP Time Server Family Page .

Note: The SyncFire 1000 cannot operate as a standard server. Meinberg’s SyncFire 1000 was developed to operate as a powerful NTP time server and does not provide the needed operation system to be deployed as a standard server.

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All our NTP Time Servers come with a wide range of customisation options.

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