June 10, 2005

1U Rack-Mount P4 Networking Platform Runs Linux

Joseph Wallace writes "WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded controllers and platforms for OEMs, has announced the availability of a new high-performance, rack-mountable 1U embedded development platform for networking and Internet appliances: PL-01024.

Ideal for servers, network monitoring, routers, firewalls, VPN gateways, and other Internet appliances, PL-01024 is a high-performance development platform featuring a Pentium 4 processor, six Gigabit (10/100/1000) Ethernet ports, and two 10/100 Ethernet ports.

A versatile and highly scalable platform, PL-01024 also supports PCI-X, Mini-PCI, Digital I/O (four in, four out), a console (serial) RJ-45 connector, and a USB 1.1 port. PL-01024 features a programmable LCD interface with a four button keypad. A bootable CompactFlash socket is available, as well as a 2.5” HDD bay. SATA with RAID can also be integrated into a PL-01024 solution (optional).

Designed to speed time-to-market for OEMs and system integrators, PL-01024 is readily available with Linux, Windows CE / Embedded XP, and several other software packages. PL-01024 is also ideal for software developers interested in creating a hardware platform for their network / Internet application. WIN Enterprises offers full design, manufacturing, fulfillment, and support services to ensure the success of all product launches and product lifecycles.


  • Intel Pentium 4 Processor
  • Up to 4 GB DDR RAM
  • Six 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • Two 10/100 Ethernet Ports
  • PCI-X Slot
  • Mini-PCI Slot
  • CompactFlash Socket
  • Supports 2.5” HDD
  • Digital I/O – Four Input and Four Output
  • Console (Serial) RJ-45 Connector
  • USB 1.1 Port
  • Supports Key Pad and LCD Interface
  • Front-Panel LEDs for Ethernet Status
  • Supports SATA with RAID (Optional)
  • 1U Metal Chassis

For more information, please contact WIN Enterprises at 978-688-2000 or sales@win-ent.com. Visit www.win-ent.com to learn more about WIN Enterprises’ embedded design and manufacturing services, as well as their commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) controllers and platforms. WIN Enterprises: Custom Embedded Solutions.™

About WIN Enterprises, Inc.

WIN Enterprises is a product development company that designs and manufactures customized x86-based embedded systems and embedded controllers / motherboards.

Founded in 1991, WIN Enterprises has developed several reference designs for AMD and Intel, as well as customized set-top boxes, rack-mounted appliances, and other electronic products for OEMs.

WIN Enterprises has facilities in the United States, Taiwan, China, Italy, and India – which enables cost-effective design, manufacturing, and fulfillment services for corporations around the world.

WIN Enterprises, Inc.
300 Willow St. South
N. Andover, MA 01845

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