SBE Rolls Out Fully Channelized T3 PMC Adapter for Voice and Data

12/18/2003 - SBE Inc. (NASDAQ: SBEI), a leading supplier of high performance OEM communications solutions, introduced wanPMC-C1T3, a fully channelized T3 wide area networking (WAN) PMC adapter capable of terminating 672 HDLC channels.

Designed to enable advanced voice and data applications, such as VoIP, video on-demand, voice conferencing, Internet routing, and SAN pipes, SBE's wanPMC-C1T3 integrates a fully channelized, single port T3 interface with an HDLC/transparent controller on a PMC slot. The wanPMC-C1T3 includes an M13 multiplexer, 28 T1/E1 framers, signal conditioning, B3ZS coding, loopback capability, and a 32/64-bit 33/66MHz PCI interface. Both Red Hat and TimeSys embedded Linux drivers will be provided with the wanPMC-C1T3.

"SBE is committed to delivering products that enable our customers to meet time-to-market pressures, maintain a competitive advantage, reduce costs, and build for the future. Offering innovative, flexible solutions that meet our customers' price/performance requirements is a critical element in achieving these objectives," commented William B. Heye, Jr., president and CEO of SBE. "The flexibility and scalability of our product architecture allows us to provide our customers with the tools necessary for meeting the ever-changing demands of their customers. Our timely introduction of the wanPMC-C1T3 is critical in addressing the increased demand for board-level solutions to accommodate VoIP, voice conferencing, and other emerging voice/data applications," continued Heye.

The addition of the wanPMC-C1T3 well complements SBE's existing PMC-based line of WAN adapters that currently support synchronous serial, T1/E1/J1, HSSI and T3/E3.

Availability and Pricing
The wanPMC-C1T3 board can be ordered in January 2004. Pricing varies based on configuration requirements and OEM quantities. Please contact the SBE sales team at 925-355-2000 for pricing details.

About SBE
SBE architects and provides network communications solutions for an extensive range of applied computing applications. SBE offers a robust portfolio of standards-based WAN, LAN, Storage network interface cards (NICs) as well as communications controllers designed to enable optimal performance and rapid deployment across a full spectrum of next generation networking systems. Based in San Ramon, California, SBE is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: SBEI) with products sold worldwide through direct sales, OEMs and system integration partners. For additional information, please visit

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