Performance Technologies boosts 1U MicroTCA lineup

Performance Technologies (PT) has rolled out the newest member of its IPnexus MicroTCA systems line, the AMP5071. Designed for OEMs building IP-based communications products, the new system is fully integrated for operation straight out of the box and is "ideal" for applications ranging from wireless gateways and infrastructure equipment to enterprise VoIP/SIP servers.

AMC processor card choices include an Intel Core 2 Duo processor or a Freescale MPC8641D dual-core 1 GHz PowerPC processor. Additional AMC modules are available for I/O, storage, and compute functions. The system also comes loaded with PT's NexusWare carrier grade Linux OS and development environment, and remote systems management software.

The IPnexus platform includes four-nines of availability with features such as redundant hot-swappable power supplies and fan trays, a sturdy steel enclosure, and high quality embedded components designed on the motherboard; connectivity performance connectivity with dual 1 Gb Ethernet links and x4 PCI Express lanes to each AMC slot and Quad 1 Gb Ethernet uplinks; and an extensive list of optional communications protocols for immediate integration.

OEM quantity pricing for the AMP5071 Application-Ready System, configured with a processor AMC, storage, and NexusWare starts at $4,595.

For more:
- Performance Technology press release.

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