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1U Networking Platform Supports Intel Core(tm)2 Series Processors and Expands to 14 x RJ45 GbE LAN

WIN Enterprises

NORTH ANDOVER, MA, June 17, 2010: WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded controllers and platforms for OEMs, announces the PL-80230, a 1U rackmount platform designed to support network services with flexible processor choices. Built with Intel® Embedded IA components to enable OEM product longevity, the PL-80230 offers OEMs a choice of Intel® Core™2 Duo, Core™2 Quad or more economical Pentium and Celeron processors.

Two unbuffered and non-ECC DDR3 800/1066MHz DIMM sockets provide memory to 4GB. The unit features a 3.5" SATA HDD and CompactFlash™. In addition to PCI Express x8, the PL-80230 also supports one mini PCI socket and one PCI expansion slot.

The platform has 6 GbE LAN ports, which is expandable to a maximum of 14 GbE Ethernet ports all available on the front-panel. The device also features dual USB 2.0 ports, one RJ-45 console port, and LED indicators that monitor power and storage device activities. The PL-80230 is RoHS, FCC and CE compliant.


* Supports Intel® Core™ 2 Dual, Core™ 2 Quad, Pentium® and Celeron® D processors

* Supports 1333 MHz front-side bus and max 4GB Dual-Channel DDR3 800/1066MHz system memory

* Networking I/O architecture based on extensive scalable I/O from today’s mainstream I/O technology; PCI Express x8/x4/x1

* Supports flexible max 14 GbE ports, both copper and fiber

* RoHS compliant

* OEM customizations can include logos, unique chassis color and bezel design

PL-80230 units are available now for evaluation and begin selling at $554 in OEM quantities. Linux (Fedora, MontaVista, SUSE), Microsoft® Windows™ Embedded, Microsoft Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows CE 6.0 are supported.

For additional information visit the PL-80230 product webpage at[...]:pl-80230&catid=39:1u-network-security-appliance-platform&Itemid=113 or contact

About WIN Enterprises, Inc.

WIN Enterprises is a product development company that designs and manufactures customized x86-based embedded motherboards and appliances. Founded in 1991, WIN Enterprises has developed several reference designs for leading microprocessor companies. It produces customized set-top boxes, rack-mounted appliances, and other embedded computing products for electronic OEMs worldwide.

WIN Enterprises has facilities in the United States, Taiwan, China, and India. WIN provides integrated services, including design, manufacturing, testing, and fulfillment. For more information, contact WIN Enterprises at 1-978-688-2000 or

Source: WIN Enterprises