SBS Technologies Announces New Maxim 921-DS Telecommunications PMC

Highly Scalable Data-Centric DS3 PMC Module Ideal for Enterprise and Edge Systems

  • Clear channel connectivity for up to 28 T1 or 21 E1 lines
  • Fully channelized DS3 (672 DS0s)
  • Supports Linux, VxWorks® and Windows XP® Albuquerque, NM (April 20, 2004) – Today SBS Technologies® (Nasdaq: SBSE), a leading provider of embedded computing technology, introduced the Maxim 921-DS, a new single site PMC module for full-duplex channelized DS3 connectivity. The new, cost-effective SBS telecommunication product is designed for data applications requiring high-density connectivity using up to 28 T1 lines, multiple DS0s (up to 672) in clear channel, fractional and channelized DS3 applications such as routers, switches, wireless broadband and multi-service gateways. “The Maxim 921-DS is a highly scalable DS3 connectivity solution that allows developers to use all 672 available DS0 channels with full channelization. Previous solutions have not offered the scalability or ease of configuration of the Maxim 921-DS,” said Charlie Tompkins, Vice President and General Manager of Communications I/O for SBS. The Maxim 921-DS offers connectivity at 44.736 Mbps and features a 32/64-bit, 33/66 MHz PCI interface and front and rear panel I/O options. The MAXIM 921-DS features unique technology designed to minimize host intervention and maximize bus bandwidth to increase overall system performance. The Maxim 921-DS is especially effective with demanding applications, such as edge routing and aggregation. The Maxim 921-DS is available with Linux, VxWorks® and Windows XP® drivers. The included SBS modular Driver Development Kit (DDK) enables OEMs to take advantage of driver portability across the entire SBS WAN product line. Price and Availability The Maxim 921-DS is available now. The single piece price is $1645. Contact SBS Sales at 505.875.0600 or at for volume discount pricing. 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 offices in five countries. More information on SBS is available at This new product announcement contains forward-looking statements concerning SBS' 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 SBS' SEC reports, including those listed under "Risk Factors" in SBS' Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports.
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