SBS Technologies Adds a Processor AdvancedMC Card to its Growing Telum AdvancedMC Portfolio

<b><i>Telum™ ASLP10 PrAMC brings high-speed Intel® Pentium® M processor computing power to AdvancedTCA® platform applications</i></b>

  • Intel Pentium M Processor up to 2 GHz or Intel Celeron® M Processor
  • Intel E7520 chipset
  • Advanced Mezzanine Card providing PCI Express X8, dual Gigabit Ethernet, and dual serial ATA over the card edge connector
  • Designed for maximum data throughput while meeting thermal requirements
  • Carrier Grade Linux® support
  • Albuquerque, NM (May 31, 2005) ─ Today, SBS Technologies® (Nasdaq: SBSE), a leading provider of embedded computing technology, announced its new Telum ASLP10 AdvancedMC, the first processor Advanced Mezzanine Card (AdvancedMC®) with an Intel Pentium M processor in its Telum line of AdvancedMC products for Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA)–one of the broadest lines of communication modules in the embedded industry. The new Telum ASLP10 AdvancedMC, a high performance processor module, is compliant with AMC.0, AMC.1 Type 8, AMC.2 Type E2 and AMC.3 Type S2 specifications. "We recognize that changing market dynamics and our customer commitment goes well beyond our individual products; customers who design SBS AdvancedMC boards into their systems can count on quality, reliability, and availability to meet their most-demanding customer requirements. We know what it takes to make AdvancedMC work in today’s environment", said Dave Greig, President and COO of SBS Technologies. The Telum ASLP10 is a single width, full height AdvancedMC processor board with integrated low power Intel Pentium M processor and dual Gigabit Ethernet channels. This AdvancedMC processor module supports full hot swap capabilities and is designed for use in a broad range of applications such as wireless base stations, Voice over IP, test and measurement systems, media servers, base station controllers, and server blades applications. "SBS Technologies extends the reach of AdvancedTCA capabilities with their new Intel processor-based Advanced Mezzanine Card module," said Kevin Johnson, Director of the Intel® Communications Alliance. "Telecommunications developers can develop highly flexible AdvancedTCA systems with these cards, while realizing faster time-to-market and reuse across multiple platforms." The Telum ASLP10's unique feature set includes up to 2 GBytes of 400 MHz DDR2 SDRAM with ECC, and a PCI Express 8X data port via the AdvancedMC connector. This board is also available in an extended temperature version ranging from -40° to +55° C for demanding applications in high temperature conditions. "The Telum ASLP10 AdvancedMC processor module is the result of SBS Technologies’ long history and a wide ranging expertise in Mezzanine Modules and SBC designs." said Rubin Dhillon, General Manager of SBS Technologies’ Communications division. "The Telum ASLP10 gives a system integrator the high performance of the latest Intel Pentium M processor, Gigabit Ethernet bandwidth, and excellent thermal properties, helping them maximize their high-performance system designs. This module is designed specifically to enable today’s modular system architectures such as AdvancedTCA." The Telum ASLP10 also includes a Module Management Controller (MMC) supporting the card's Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) architecture. The MMC is responsible for power sequencing, hot swap capabilities, and module management. The Telum ASLP10 supports MontaVista® Linux Carrier Grade Edition and SUSE® Linux CGL Edition operating systems specifically designed for robust, high availability applications like those required by the communications industry. Price and Availability: Available now, the pricing for the Telum ASLP10 in OEM quantities starts at $1750. # # # About SBS Technologies® SBS Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: SBSE) founded in 1986, designs and builds a wide range of standard and customized embedded computer products. Our products include processor boards, input/output modules, networking devices, and complete computer systems. Our products are used in many industries, including telecommunications, medical electronics, industrial automation and defense. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, SBS maintains eight primary operating locations, has regional sales offices throughout the United States and has international sales and support offices in six countries. More information on SBS is available at SBS is a Siver Member with the Intel® Communications Alliance, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers. For more information, please visit Brand or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders. This new product announcement contains forward-looking statements concerning SBS Technologies, Inc.’s product strategy, technology capability, competitive leadership and product capabilities. These statements reflect the perspectives and expectations of SBS management as of the date of this release. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements as a result of a number of risk factors, including sales and product strategy within SBS; the impact of rapid technological and market change; and other risk factors listed from time to time in the SBS SEC reports, including those listed under "Risk Factors" in the SBS Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports. Intel, Pentium and Celeron are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Sales Contact 505.875.0600 Media Contact Herb Bethoney SBS Technologies, Inc. 505.875.0600 European Contact Anthony O'Sullivan +49 8215034-171