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New CAR-2050 Utilizes Intel® Atom™ processor C2000 SoC Delivering Excellent Computing Performance up to 8 Cores at Low Power Consumption

Intel Atom C2000 Network Appliance 1U Server

Fremont, calif. —September 19, 2013—CAR-2050, the latest 1U Network Appliance from American Portwell Technology, Inc. (, supports the new Intel® Atom™ processor C2000 product family SoC (formerly codenamed “Rangeley”). It comes with great processor scalability from 2 to 8 cores and Intel® QuickAssist Technology function, at only maximum of 20W power consumption with the 8-core SKUs. The CAR-2050 also provides high flexibility by supporting two swappable Portwell NIC modules, two standard NICs, two 3.5” HDD or four 2.5” HDD and four DDR3 w/ECC long DIMM sockets.

American Portwell’s new CAR-2050 1U network appliance is the ideal solution for network security applications such as firewall, VPN, IDS/IPS, anti-spam, anti-virus and UTM, WAN, and network management applications such as routers, RAS gateways, QoS, server load-balance, wireless controllers, and industrial automation control via Ethernet TCP/IP.

Intel® Atom™ Processor C2000 with Intel® QuickAssist Technology
The growing complexity and bandwidth requirements of network security applications require greater computational resources. The Portwell CAR-2050 utilizes the Intel Atom processor C2000 SoC with Intel QuickAssist Technology, providing hardware-based crypto acceleration (encryption/decryption) that offload cryptographic processing from the CPU core, to meet the increasing needs of the network security market.

High Performance Computing with Great Flexibility
Portwell’s CAR-2050 delivers great computing performance by utilizing the new 8-core Intel® Atom™ processor C2000 SoC technology with 1M L2 Cache per 2 cores, x16 Lanes, 4 controllers. In addition, the CAR-2050 provides flexibility system configuration options with maximum 22 ports by two swappable slots for Portwell’s NIC modules and six onboard ports with two segments of intelligent bypass function, and it also supports two standard full-height PCIe cards and two 3.5” HDDs or four 2.5” HDDs.

Portwell’s Intelligent Bypass Design
The bypass function of Portwell’s own design ensures important networking tasks never stop working even when the appliance experiences a software crash or power failure. The CAR-2050 comes with Portwell’s latest 3rd generation bypass interface. It supports Normal, Bypass, and Open modes, and it allows users to adjust the bypass setting either via BIOS or operation system.

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About American Portwell

American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the Network Security market and a Premier member of the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of communications appliances, embedded computer boards and systems and rackmount systems for both OEMs and ODMs. American Portwell is an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company. The company is located in Fremont, California. For more information about American Portwell’s extensive turnkey solutions and private-label branding service, call 1-877-APT-8899, email or visit us at

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Oliver Chen
Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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