Kontron Introduces DreamSpeed DS2-1210 1U PCI-X Platform

6/14/2004 - Kontron, a leading embedded computer technology company, announced the DS2-1210 1U Platform -- the newest member of the company's DreamSpeed family of products.

The announcement was made at the Embedded Systems Conference -- a forum for engineers and engineering managers developing leading-edge products that incorporate processor-based technology.

A high-end, passive-backplane, standard platform designed for datacom, telecommunication and Internet OEMs and system integrators, the high-bandwidth DS2-1210 supports many critical applications including Firewall, VPN, SSL Acceleration, Cache, Web server, NAS and SAN.

Measuring 17" (W) x 20" (D), the 1U DS2-1210 platform features two PCI-X expansion slots and is configured in both desktop and 19" rack mount versions. It supports Kontron's PCI-X Pentium 4 single-board computers at up to 2.8 GHz and two 3.5" IDE, SATA or SCSI (68pins) hard drives. Two 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet ports and one serial port are accessible via the front for easier cable maintenance. The product also includes a 350W power supply with AC input, support for standard sliding rails, and is OEM-ready with a new, customizable faceplate to allow customer-specified colors, logos and designs.

DS2-1210 evaluation samples will be available at the end of April 2004, with production units expected in early June 2004. For further information about pricing and availability, please contact a Kontron Sales Engineer at 800-523-2320.

About Kontron:
A leading global embedded computer technology company, Kontron supplies a diversified customer base of OEMs, system integrators and application providers in the communications, automation, transportation, medical, military, aerospace, and test and measurement markets. The company helps its customers to considerably reduce their time-to-market and to gain a competitive advantage with products including high-performance open computer platforms and systems, single board computers, man-machine interfaces and mobile computers. Kontron employs more than 1,500 people worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. The company is listed on the German TecDAX 30 stock exchange under the symbol "KBC". Kontron is a member of the Intel Communications Alliance. For additional information on Kontron, please visit: www.kontron.com or e-mail sales@us.kontron.com

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