COM Express

Com Express

Product Overview

A COM-Express Smart Network Accelerator integrating Octeon-III® CN7130 SoC along with 2/4/8GB of DDR3, 64MB of eMMC memory, Quad 1 GE ports, 4x PCIe, 2x USB3.0, 2x SATA3.0, and host of other interface required for advance applications.

COM Express module is based on CN7130 and is ideally suited for networks deep packet inspection, networking security, next generation service provider gateways, industrial control and storage applications

The board incorporates the Rhino Health Monitoring (RHM) circuitry and logic, providing continuous monitoring of CPU cores, board peripherals, and host processor via heartbeats, voltage, and temperature checkpoints

Key Benefits

Rhino’s Health Management (RHM) Tool

Rhino Labs proprietary onboard circuitry and logic providing programmable board and CPU Health Monitoring and Failure Management to ensure optimal network operation and availability

Low Cost

Enterprise-grade appliance at affordable cost

Cavium OCTEON III 71xx Processor

The OCTEON III 71xx family of single to quad-core MIPS64 processors target SMB and entry-level Enterprise platforms. The processors provide unparalleled performance in the low power and low price categories


Small Form Factor

Smallest commercial form factors

Made in The U.S.A

Rhino products are designed and manufactured at our facility in Santa Clara, California

Low Power

Designed to provide optimal performance at low power. A silent fan less appliance.

Integrated Wireless Option

802.11 b/g/n/ac 2.4 Ghz and 5.0Ghz, and Bluetooth


  • COM Express type-6 integrating up to 4 MIPS64® cores @1.6GHz
  • DDR3 @1.33GHz 32-bit mem: 2GB standard and 4/8 GB optional
  • 64MB of eMMC memory or a micro SD for fast and large boot storage
  • Board interfaces:
    • 1GE Management port
    • 1x QSGMII for network support provides 4x 1GE ports
    • 2xSATA3.0
    • 4x PCIe v2
    • 2X UARTS
    • 2x I2C
    • 1x SPI
    • 16 GPIOs
    • 2x USB3.0
    • One USB2.0 device interface for host appliance
    • One JTAG connector
  • Board Health Management Controller
    • Reset SoC via SW control
    • Monitor necessary HW, such as voltage, temperature. CPU heart beat etc.
      and take appropriate action. USB 2.0 for programming and configuration
    • BHMC Code upgradable via host system USB port
    • Power sequencing
  • Typical Module power : < 10W with 4 core device running at 1.6GHz
  • Mechanical Size : COM Express Basic 95 x 95 mm


Enterprise 802.11 ac/n/g access points
Next-generation service provider gateways
UTM and security appliances
Network attached storage
SME Routers and switches
Industrial Control

Block Diagram



Product Ordering

7130 with 4 cores, AAP, 1.5GHz, 1GB of DDR3, 4GB eMMC