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VPX Backplane suits military and aerospace applications.

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January 18, 2008 - Available with rear I/O, 6-slot 3U VPX Ruggedized Enhanced Design Implementation (REDI) backplane integrates VITA 46 and 48 standards with legacy capabilities of VMEbus technology. It is designed to accommodate various high-speed I/O and switch fabric connections and can be customized with multiple configurations for each embedded, development, testing, or measurement application. Hybrid backplanes can accommodate VME64, VXS, and VPX boards.

S.I.E. Computing Solutions, Inc.

10 Mupac Drive, Brockton, MA, 02301, USA

Original Press Release

Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions Announces New 3U VPX Backplane

Press release date: January 12, 2008

Latest bus and serial fabric innovation ensures long technology cycle

Brockton, Mass. - Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions, an innovative leader in electronic packaging and system expansion solutions, announces its 6-slot 3U VPX Ruggedized Enhanced Design Implementation (REDI) backplane for military and aerospace applications. A commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution, the VPX REDI backplane offers high-bandwidth in a compact size and integrates the latest VITA 46 and 48 standards with the proven legacy capabilities of VMEbus technology.

The VPX REDI backplane from Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions can be customized with multiple configurations for each unique embedded, development, testing, or measurement application. Available with rear I/O, the backplane is designed to accommodate a large volume of high-speed I/O and switch fabric connections.

When coupled with Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions' standard or customized ATR rugged enclosures that feature convection, conduction or air-over conduction cooling solutions and full mesh backplane support, the VPX REDI backplane is ideal for deployment in harsh military applications. The new 716 Series conduction-cooled ATR enclosures is an ideal pairing for the 3U VPX REDI backplane.

Addressing the needs of users deploying custom boards for specialized applications, Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions' custom hybrid backplanes can accommodate VME64, VXS and VPX boards.

For more information on Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions' VPX and custom rugged enclosure capabilities, visit www.gavazzi-computing.com.

About Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions Based in Brockton, Mass., Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions is an innovative leader in system architecture for computing platforms. The company engineers solutions for the military, industrial and telecom industries and offers core product lines in electronic packaging, serial I/O and system expansion. All products are manufactured in the United States and comply with VITA, PICMG and PCI-SIG standards.

Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions is a sister company of Carlo Gavazzi Automation Components and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carlo Gavazzi AG, a publicly-traded, global electronics group. For more information on Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions, visit www.gavazzi-computing.com, call 1.800.926.8722 or write to info@gavazzi-computing.com.

Please send all sales leads to Jessica Isquith, Vice President of Marketing, Carlo Gavazzi Computing Solutions 10 Mupac Drive, Brockton, MA 02301 U.S.A. Phone: 1.800.926.8722 Fax: 508.588.0498 Email: jisquith@cg-cs.com

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