TNS Selects Performance's Business-Critical, Point-Of-Sale Solutions

4/20/2005 - Performance Technologies (Nasdaq NM: PTIX), a leading developer of integrated systems, platforms, components and software, announced Transaction Network Services (TNS) is using the company’s Advanced Managed Platform products in its point-of-sale (POS) systems and services.

TNS is a leading provider of business-critical data communications services to processors of credit card, debit card and ATM transactions. The company is using Performance Technologies’ Advanced Managed Platform offering, together with the company’s compute and UniPorteTM media and voice processing products, in its POS systems in order to provide fast, secure and reliable communication of data for the payment processing, acquiring and retail industries.

“Our data communications services enable secure and reliable transmission of time-sensitive, transaction-related information, critical to customers’ operations,” said Scott Ziegler, senior vice president and chief systems officer of TNS. “We chose to include Performance Technologies’ Advanced Managed Platform and media products because they provide reliability and availability unobtainable by any similar competitive offering.”

Performance Technologies’ Advanced Managed Platform offering is comprised of the company’s packet-based products and offers the most complete set of high availability, system management, switching, power and cooling features on the market. When configured with the company’s compute, media processing, I/O and software elements, the offering provides equipment manufacturers and system integrators the basis to handle the high performance computing requirements of next-generation systems and maintain their high standards of network availability.

“Our Advanced Managed Platform products were designed with companies like TNS in mind - companies providing business- and mission-critical solutions that cannot accept downtime,” said Tony Romero, platform product manager for Performance Technologies. “With this unique product offering, we are able to provide today what other vendors are only promising for the future.”

About TNSI
Transaction Network Services is one of the leading providers of business-critical, cost-effective data communications services for transaction-oriented applications. TNS provides rapid, reliable and secure transaction delivery platforms that enable transaction authorization and processing across several vertical markets and trading communities. Since its inception in 1990, TNS has designed and implemented multiple data networks, each designed specifically for the transport of transaction-oriented data. TNS' networks support a variety of widely accepted communications protocols and are designed to be scalable and accessible by multiple methods. TNS' network technologies have been deployed in the United States and internationally, and TNS' networks have become preferred networks servicing the trading community, wireless and wireline carriers, and the card processing and dial-up automated teller machine markets. For further information about TNS' transaction solutions, please refer to

About Performance Technologies
Performance Technologies (Nasdaq NM: PTIX) develops the systems, platforms, components and software solutions for the world's evolving communications infrastructure. Our broad customer base includes companies in the communications, military and commercial markets. Serving the industry for more than 20 years, our complete line of embedded and system-level products enables equipment manufacturers and service providers to offer 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; Norwood, Massachusetts and Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit or contact

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