SBS Technologies, Inc. Develops K2™ cPCI Board Targeting Telecommunications Applications
SBS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBSE) today announced the availability of K2&8482;, a 6U cPCI board targeting high performance telecommunications applications requiring hot-swap, system/non-system slot functionality, and versatile I/O with dual PMC slots. K2 will be available for delivery in late September with VxWorks support. "Most telecom opportunities today demand high performance real-time processing and flexible I/O schemes. K2 delivers both," stated Bret Farnum, General Manager for SBS Embedded PPC Products. "We are integrating multiple PMC modules onto K2 for specific customer requirements: Dual Ethernet, T1/E1, ATM SAR (OC3), and we expect T3/E3 availability in the near future. The new IBM Dual Bridge and Memory Controller combines two chips from previous designs into one, saving board real estate for added functionality." The K2 Compact PCI board is targeted at the communications market where low power and high performance real-time processing is required. Some example applications include BSC's (Base Station Controllers), ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) Network systems, Optical Switches and other telecommunication applications. SBS Technologies, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of standard bus embedded computer components for VME, CompactPCI, embedded PC and custom standalone applications. SBS product lines include processor boards (Pentium and IBM/Motorola PowerPC), input/output (I/O) modules, avionics modules and analyzers, bus interconnection products, expansion units, real-time networks, telemetry boards, data acquisition software, and industrial-grade computers. SBS embedded computer components are used in a variety of applications, such as communications, medical imaging, industrial control and flight instrumentation, in commercial and aerospace markets. Additional information about SBS Technologies and its products is available through the company's web site at http://www.sbs.com. Statements in this press release regarding SBS Technologies, Inc. and its business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements," including explicit statements regarding product availability and applications, and implicit suggestions regarding the market potential of our business and expectations of future orders. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. For information about risks and uncertainties that could affect the accuracy of the forward-looking statements, please refer to SBS Technologies' filings with the SEC, including SBS' Annual Report on Form 10-K. All trademarks are the property of their respective companies.