SBS Technologies® Announces PowerPC® Processor-based AdvancedMC® Module

<b><i>Telum™ TSPE01 PrAMC with high-speed Freescale® MPC7447A processor powers AdvancedTCA® and MicroTCA™ applications</i></b>

  • Freescale MPC7447A PowerPC G4 Processor up to 1 GHz
  • Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) compliant to AMC.0 and AMC.2
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet BX ports to B+ Carrier and x1 10/100BaseTX Ethernet RJ-45 port on front panel
  • VxWorks® or Linux® Board Support Package (BSP)
  • San Jose, CA (April 4, 2006) ─ Today at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, California, SBS Technologies® (NASDAQ: SBSE), a leading provider of embedded computing technology, announced its new Telum TSPE01 processor Advanced Mezzanine Card (AdvancedMC®). The Freescale MPC7447A processor-based Telum TSPE01 joins the SBS Telum ASLP10 Intel® Pentium® M processor AdvancedMC in SBS Technologies' extensive Telum line of AdvancedMC products. The new Telum TSPE01 is compliant with the AMC.0 and AMC.2 specifications. "SBS Technologies is pleased to offer a processor AdvancedMC module driven by the Freescale PowerPC G4 processor", said Rubin Dhillon, VP of Communications and Enterprise for SBS. "As part of our growing Telum product line, the TSPE01 AdvancedMC provides an excellent building block for customers looking to leverage existing PowerPC software applications as well as those customers looking for a high performance modular computer with attractive thermal properties." The Telum TSPE01 is a single width, full height AdvancedMC processor board with up to 1 Gbyte of soldered DDR2-400 SDRAM system memory and dual Gigabit Ethernet channels to the B+ Carrier connector and a single 10/100Base Ethernet RJ-45 port on the front panel. This AdvancedMC processor module supports 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 blade applications. An onboard Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) subsystem monitors board voltage and temperature conditions, maintains system status, and manages hot swap operation. In accordance with the AMC.0 specification, the Telum TSPE01 is hot swap capable and field replaceable. The Telum TSPE01 is available with a VxWorks or Linux board support package and in keeping with environmental policies, a RoHS-compliant version will be made available. Price and Availability: Available now, the pricing for the Telum TSPE01 in OEM quantities starts at US$1,425. # # # 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, product capabilities, and future expansion of certain product lines. 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. Sales Contact 505.875.0600 Media Contact Herb Bethoney SBS Technologies, Inc. 505.875.0600 European Contact Anthony O'Sullivan +49 8215034-171