Press Release

New CAR-3005/6/7 series features range of power supply options
and reliable compact 1U form factor for versatile configurations

FREMONT, CALIF. FREMONT, CALIF. —March 10, 2010—Medium businesses that need a reliable network security appliance with a compact 1U rackmount form factor for multiple front access and versatile configurations should take a look at CAR-3005, CAR-3006 and CAR-3007, the latest offerings from American Portwell Technology, Inc. ( The new CAR-3005/6/7 series is already regulatory certified for FCC/CE and UL as well as being RoHS/WEEE Compliant and is designed with a riser card option to support both standard PCI-E x8 add-on cards and Portwell ABN/NIP Ethernet modules.

American Portwell’s CAR-3005/6/7 series of compact 1U rackmount network servers is based on Intel® G41 Express chipset (up to 1333 MHz FSB) and supports all LGA-775-based CPUs from Intel Celeron® 440 to the cost-effective, high performance Q9400 Core™ 2 Quad and Core 2 Duo E7400/E6400 processor. The CAR-3005/6/7 series also features: support for dual-channel DDR3 1333/1066 up to 4GB; one 3.5? or two 2.5? SATA HDD or SSD; six GbE RJ45 ports on board with software-controlled two bypass segments—Fail Open or Fail Close; Riser card option to support both standard PCI-E x8 add-on card such as RAID controller, third party network security acceleration card, and Portwell ABN/NIP Ethernet modules; LCD display module options that include EZIO-300 (2 to 16 characters), EZIO-G400 (128x32 graphical) or EZIO-G500 (128x64 graphical) with 7 buttons; VGA pin-header available for software/application development. The CAR-3005/6/7 series is ready for dual-port 10Gbps Ethernet solutions, including SFP+ and Copper. In addition, the series features a range of power supply options: CAR-3005 with a 275W redundant power supply; CAR-3006 with a 200W AC power supply; and CAR-3007 with a 48V DC power supply.

Designed with OEM branding, American Portwell’s CAR-3005/6/7 series of 1U rackmount network appliances can help medium businesses achieve a cost-effective, high performance network communications solution for applications in Network Security (such as IDS/IPS, Firewall, VPN, Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus and UTM); Network Management (such as Routers, RAS Gateways, QoS, Server-Load Balance, Wireless LAN Controller and Video Streaming); plus Medical DICOM and PACS applications, and Industrial Automation control via Ethernet TCP/IP.

Multiple Front Access Ethernet Ports

According to Mark Huang, American Portwell Technology’s product marketing manager, the CAR-3005/6/7 series provides flexible Ethernet module options including 4 GbE RJ45, 2 GbE SFP ports, 4 GbE SFP ports or 8 GbE SFP ports. “Designed with multiple front access Ethernet ports, the compact 1U devices are perfect for communications security appliances and applications in medium business markets,” Huang states. “The 1U form factor supports the latest dual-port 10Gbps Ethernet controller from Intel as well as Portwell offerings such as ABN-522 (Intel 82598) and NIP-53020 (Intel 82599ES, PCI-E Gen2), plus, it supports SFP+ transceivers, NIP-54020 (Intel 82599EB, PCI-E Gen2) 10G-BaseT Copper,” Huang confirms.

Long Product Lifecycle Support

“Portwell also plans to introduce a PCI-E Gen2 module that utilizes the Intel 82580 Quad MAC/PHY controller,” announces Frank Shen, American Portwell’s product marketing director. “As it stands now, the CAR-3005/6/7 series is ready for the 10Gbps Ethernet solution to meet the needs of today’s most advanced data centers. And as always,” Shen adds, “our customers not only benefit from the most up-to-date technology and features, but they also gain peace of mind from the long life cycle support (7+ years) inherent with every Portwell product.”

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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 or visit us at

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Product and Technical Contact

Mark Huang
Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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Susan Wei
Marketing Executive
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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