Press Release

PORTWELL ANNOUNCES CAR-4000 1U PLATFORM NETWORK
COMMUNICATIONS APPLIANCE BASED ON THE
QUAD-CORE INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR 3400 SERIES

FREMONT, CALIF. February 23, 2010—American Portwell Technology, Inc. (http://www.portwell.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Network Security market, and a member of the Intel® Embedded Alliance, launches the CAR-4000 1U Platform Communications Appliance based on the new quad-core Intel® Xeon® processor 3400 series (formerly codenamed Lynnfield) or Intel® Core i5 or Core i3 processor (formerly codenamed Clarkdale). Its innovative features makes CAR-4000 the ideal choice for security applications such as Enterprise Internet Security, Firewall, WAN optimization, Unified Threat Management, Network Access Control, Network Behavior Analysis and Triple Play broadcasting for both the enterprise and medium-sized offices.

Powered by Intel's new generation of intelligent server processors -- the Intel® Xeon® processor 3400 series – Portwell’s new CAR-4000 supports four DIMM slots with high speed 1333MHz dual-channel DDR3 ECC memory; dual x8 PCI Express Gen2 slot (8 GB/s bi-directional) for connecting Portwell's expansion modules; expansion capabilities include Two PCI-E x8 interface for a modular bay for Portwell’s ABN/NIP module product family; fiber and copper port connections including dual-port 10G readiness (Intel 82598EB, Intel 92599ES with SFP+ Interface and Intel 82599EB 10Gbase-T Copper Interface) and PCIe Gen2 Quad Port GbE and SFP (Intel 82580) module; 2x16 character LCD display module options that include EZIO-300 (with 4 buttons), EZIO-G400 (128x32 graphical module with 4 buttons), or EZIO-G500 (128x64 graphical module with 7 buttons); VGA pin-header available for software/application development; one 3.5" or two 2.5" Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive; and one on-board CompactFlash slot.

As a space-saving 1U platform, CAR-4000 -- with one PCI Express expansion in an x4 slot -- provides more flexibility for customers requiring Crypto, Wireless, ADSL and other add-on modules. For external connectivity, the CAR-4000 platform -- featuring up to twenty PCI-Express Gen2 Gigabit Ethernet ports with 6 pairs of bypass segments -- can be deployed easily in frontline security applications.

Other features include two USB 2.0 ports and RJ45 console on the front panel, 300W high-efficiency (80 plus) AC-DC power supply with PFC, and excellent performance-per-watt for rack mount platform, at a maximum of 205W for quad-core Intel® Xeon® Processor X3450(2.66GHz) with 20 Gigabit Ethernet ports.

Product details:
http://www.portwell.com/products/detail.php?CUSTCHAR1=CAR-4000

About American Portwell Technology American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the Embedded Computing market and an Associate member of the Intel® Embedded Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of PICMG computer boards, embedded computer boards and systems, and rackmount systems for both OEMs and ODMs. American Portwell is both an ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003 certified company. The company is located in Fremont, California. For more information about American Portwell’s extensive turnkey, and private-label branding solutions, call 1-877-APT-8899, email info@portwell.com or visit us at http://www.portwell.com.

Intel® and Xeon® are registered trademarks of the Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. All other products and company names referred to herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders.


Product and Technical Contact

Mark Huang
Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.
510-403-3314
Mark@portwell.com

Media Contact
Susan Wei
Marketing Executive
American Portwell Technology, Inc.
510-403-3354
Susanw@portwell.com

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