Performance Technologies Unveils IPnexus Advanced Managed Platform

9/9/2003 - Performance Technologies (Nasdaq NM: PTIX), a leader in unified systems design for the communications, military and commercial markets, introduced its IPnexusTM Advanced Managed Platform line - the company's next generation of fully-managed, packet-based platforms. This new line allows Performance Technologies to offer complete managed and redundant platform solutions for communications and server blade applications.

Performance Technologies' Advanced Managed Platform architecture is equipped with a new intelligent shelf manager based on the PICMG® 2.9 Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) standard. It offers the ability to comprehensively manage all IPnexus chassis elements as well as third-party, PICMG 2.16-based components. Bundled with the industry's broadest line of 10/100 and Gigabit Ethernet switches and high density power supplies, the IPnexus Advanced Managed Platform line provides the basis to go beyond five-nines of availability while handling the high performance computing requirements of packet-based systems.

"Intelligent management of all chassis elements is a primary need for equipment manufacturers designing high availability into their applications. With a flexible and scalable architecture and the capability to predict failures before they occur, our Advanced Managed Platform line directly addresses these requirements," said Tony Romero senior product manager for Performance Technologies. "By fully incorporating the company's packet-based IPnexus products, our enhanced platform line provides the most complete set of high availability, system management, switching, power and cooling features on the market."

Performance Technologies' IPnexus Advanced Managed Platform line includes:

Each platform can be configured with the following components:

The IPnexus Advanced Managed Platform line and its individual components are available immediately. For pricing, please contact

About Performance Technologies
Performance Technologies (Nasdaq NM: PTIX) is a leading developer of unified embedded computing products and system-level solutions for the communications, military and commercial markets. Serving the industry for over 20 years, our packet-based products enable equipment manufacturers and carriers to provide highly available and fully-managed systems with time-to-market, performance and cost advantages.

Performance Technologies is headquartered in Rochester, New York. Additional operational and engineering facilities are located in San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California and Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit

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