Press Release

New CAR-5000 is optimized for latest Intel® Xeon® processors with integrated memory and PCI Express 2.0 controller

FREMONT, CALIF. February 18, 2010—American Portwell Technology, Inc. (, a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Network Security market, and a member of the Intel® Embedded Alliance, announced the high performance CAR-5000 network appliance optimized for the new quad-core Intel® Xeon® processor C5500 series paired with the Intel® 3420 chipset. This innovative communication appliance not only provides high CPU computing performance, but also boosts I/O throughput with integrated PCI Express 2.0 solution at a very competitive price.

Portwell’s new CAR-5000 server grade network appliance features a 2U rack mount chassis, dual sockets for the Intel® Xeon® processors - with an integrated PCI Express 2.0 and memory controller, high-speed Intel® QuickPath Interconnect technology between the two processors, as well as Intel® Turbo Boost, Virtualization and Hyper-Threading Technologies - and the associated Intel® 3420 chipset to meet high performance computing requirements with up to 32 PCI Express 2.0 lanes and 12 PCI Express 1.0 lanes. Twelve DDR3 memory DIMMs support up to 96 GB system memory.

The CAR-5000 two-socket, 2U rack network appliance provides maximum performance while supplying a variety of Ethernet interfaces and Ethernet ports, helping reduce energy and deployment costs. The high concentration of computing power and redundancy makes the CAR-5000 the perfect choice for high performance networking applications, such as UTM, IPS, IDS, Anti-virus, Firewall, VPN, Content Filtering and much more to enhance our customers' applications.

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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

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.

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Mark Huang
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American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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