SKY Computers Expands in Western U.S. with Elotek Systems

6/22/2004 - SKY Computers® Inc., a subsidiary of Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ: ALOG), announced the appointment of Elotek Systems, Inc. as its western United States regional sales partner. A specialist in the sale of military and industrial computing products, Elotek Systems will help meet the increasing demand for SKY’s high-performance embedded servers.

“Elotek’s expertise in the military and industrial inspection space is crucial to fulfilling requests for our SMART Systems across the country,” said Ed Hennessy, vice president of sales and marketing for SKY. “In addition to outstanding customer service, Elotek’s intelligent and dependable sales team will help strengthen our reach and connect customers with our products.”

Elotek Systems has over 20 years of sales experience in VME/VXI technology and other industrial and military computing products, including data acquisition, signal conditioning, telemetry cabinets, solid-state recording, cases, and enclosures and power distribution as well as sensors and transducers. Based in San Clemente, CA, Elotek’s sales territory includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and Texas.

“SKY’s 25-year history in the military, aerospace, and industrial inspection fields makes for a great match and a natural partnership for Elotek,” said Mike Elovitz, president of Elotek Systems. “Together, SKY and Elotek will reach a broad base of users who demand high-performance embedded servers.”

Designed to meet the needs of Navtronics, Avionics, Vetronics, Industrial Inspection, and other environments that demand real-time, sensor-based, high-availability solutions, SKY’s family of SMART Systems products are used by organizations around the world. Current customers include a major U.S-based defense contractor working on surface-ship defense and a European customer developing targeting radar systems.

SKY recently announced a new class of high-performance embedded servers (HPES) that are linked through standards and open-source software to systems, combining the ease of use of COTS with customization from industry experience. With InfiniBandTM as its fabric interconnect, the SMART Systems Architecture scales all the way from a single blade server with between 6 and 24 processing elements to a whole rack of these servers with hundreds of processors, and even to very large multi-rack system implementations. This high-performance architecture readily adapts to a broad range of configurations, from a simple daisy chain of blade servers to a complex full-mesh topology or any variations in between.

About Elotek Systems
Elotek Systems is a manufacturers' representative committed to the selling and marketing of technical solutions and products, which include sensing, measuring, conditioning, transmitting, recording, and processing of data from physical phenomena. Customers include aerospace, industrial, medical, and military markets, as well as OEMs, systems integrators, VARs, engineers, and end-users. Founded in 1981, Elotek Systems is headquartered in San Clemente, CA, with local offices throughout the U.S. For additional information, please visit

About SKY Computers
SKY Computers, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Analogic Corporation, is the leading supplier of standards-based, embedded high-performance computer systems. SKY’s broad range of commercial-off-the-shelf products meets the embedded computing requirements for high-performance embedded computing applications. Standards and open-source software are combined with advanced technologies to provide solutions for demanding government electronics, industrial inspection, medical imaging, and security applications. For additional information, please visit

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