Performance Technologies Introduces Full-sized, AdvancedMC Single Board Computer Featuring Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

Performance Technologies (NASDAQ: PTIX), a leading developer of communication platforms and systems, today announced the availability of its newest member of AdvancedMC® (Advanced Mezzanine Card or AMC) single board computers, the AMC122.

ROCHESTER, NY – September 10, 2008 – Performance Technologies (NASDAQ: PTIX), a leading developer of communication platforms and systems, today announced the availability of its newest member of AdvancedMC® (Advanced Mezzanine Card or AMC) single board computers, the AMC122. This full-sized AMC module features an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.16 GHz processor and is designed for MicroTCA™ and AdvancedTCA® applications.

The AMC122 adds another high-end offering to the companys wide line of processor AMCs. "Emerging design applications in telecommunications, aerospace and defense, enterprise, and industrial settings are pushing the envelope on compute requirements," said Performance Technologies Senior Product Manager Tony Romero. "Our AMC122, when combined with our award-winning MicroTCA platform, the MTC5070, and Carrier Grade Linux® OS, NexusWare®, offer a ready-to-use, very high performance and cost-effective solution for next generation MicroTCA-based applications, such as communication servers, security, and data acquisition and processing applications."

Key Features of the AMC122 include:

-- 2.16GHz Intel Core 2, dual-core architecture

-- Supports up to 8 GB DRAM

-- Onboard MiniSD™ card site with program and operating system storage space, enabling the module to boot without an external connection

-- TCP/IP Offload (TOE), iSCSI, RDMA on Ethernet Channels

-- Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology for more efficient power management

-- Low latency, high bandwidth

-- Compatible with Performance Technologies MicroTCA platform, the MTC5070

-- Can be fully pre-integrated using the companys Linux OS and development environment, NexusWare

Electronic system architects and design engineers needing advanced, compute-intensive embedded solutions can meet with Performance Technologies representatives at several upcoming events including the ATCA, AMC & MicroTCA Seminar in Boston, MA (September 18, 2008), the MicroTCA 2008 Conference in Berkshire, UK (September 24, 2008), the AdvancedTCA Summit in Santa Clara, CA (October 22-23, 2008, booth 218), the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston MA (October 28-29, 2008, booth 212), and MILCOM 2008 in San Diego, CA (November 17-19, 2008, booth 907).

Online Resources

Embedded engineers needing more information on Performance Technologies MicroTCA and AMC solutions can reference the following online resources:

-- AMC122 product page:

-- MicroTCA and AdvancedMC products:

-- MTC5070 product page:

-- MTC5070 video overview:

About Performance Technologies (

Performance Technologies (NASDAQ: PTIX) is a global supplier of integrated IP-based platforms and solutions for advanced communications networks and innovative computer system architectures. Our Embedded Systems Group offers robust application-ready platforms that incorporate open standards-based software and hardware, providing significantly accelerated end product deployment benefits for equipment manufacturers. Our Signaling Systems Group offers the SEGway™ product suite, which includes IP STPs, SS7 over IP transport solutions, and signaling gateways that enable lower operating costs through utilization of IP networks, thereby creating competitive advantages for carriers in existing and emerging markets.

Performance Technologies is headquartered in Rochester, New York. Additional engineering facilities are located in San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California, and Kanata, Ontario, Canada.

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