SBS Technologies Announces a Standalone 2U Rackmount AdvancedMC Chassis

<b><i>The AMC-7S-CHASSIS is ideal as an AdvancedMC™ computer system for telecommunication networking and industrial data acquisition</i></b>

  • Seven AdvancedMC peripheral slots
  • One AdvancedMC host computer slot
  • Supports Hot Swap capability
  • Chicago, IL (June 7, 2005) ─ Today at SuperComm® 2005, SBS Technologies® (NASDAQ: SBSE), a leading provider of one of the broadest lines of data and communications mezzanine products, announced the AMC-7S-CHASSIS, its first AdvancedMC standalone 2U 19-inch rackmount chassis. This chassis is ideal for building computer systems based on AdvancedMC modules. The AMC-7S-CHASSIS is compliant with AMC.0 and AMC.1, Revision1. A Single Board Computer slot accepts a processor AdvancedMC. The seven additional AdvancedMC peripheral slots connect to the single board computer through a PCI Express switch. These slots can be populated with any of the SBS Telumâ„¢ AdvancedMC I/O modules, which include a variety of LAN, WAN, storage, and video cards. Together these components combine to create a complete high performance, modular and space-efficient computer. "The AMC-7S-CHASSIS standalone system allows system designers to easily create an AdvancedMC-based computer with plenty of room for network and display options," said Bill Molyneux, Vice President and General Manager of SBS General Purpose I/O Products. "Engineers who design AdvancedMC boards into their systems can count on SBS quality, reliability, and availability in a range of existing and future AdvancedMC products to meet their most-demanding customers' requirements." Designed for configuration flexibility, the AMC-7S' AdvancedMC slots can be configured to meet numerous application requirements. The chassis' backplane supports an x8 PCI Express/AdvancedMC processor slot, five x4 PCI Express/AdvancedMC slots and two x2 PCI Express/AdvancedMC slots. The chassis slots are single wide in a mix of full and half height sizes. Price and Availability: Available for order now, OEM pricing for the AMC-7S-CHASSIS AdvancedMC standalone chassis is US$1440. # # # 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 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, including breadth of products, product quality and reliability, 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; research and development successes in developing AdvancedMC processor modules for Advanced TCA®; timing and success of new product introductions; the effectiveness of SBS’ quality initiatives; allocation of research and development efforts 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. Sales Contact 505.875.0600 Media Contact Herb Bethoney SBS Technologies, Inc. 505.875.0600 European Contact Anthony O'Sullivan +49 8215034-171