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Network Appliance is designed for large bandwidth applications.

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Network Appliance is designed for large bandwidth applications.

Dec 28, 2012 - Supplied in 1U rackmount chassis, FWA8208 is based on Intel® C216 chipset and supports 3rd Generation Intel Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Intel Xeon® processors that use LGA1155 socket. Up to 8 Gigabit LAN ports are supported with Intel® 82579LM and Intel® 82583 network controllers, and 4 DDR3 memory sockets allow up to 32 GB system memory with or without ECC support. LAN bypass as well as multiple I/O, connectivity, and expansion options are available as standard.

IBASE Technology (USA) Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

Original Press Release

IBASE Announces High Performance Intel®-Based Appliance with 8 Gigabit LANs

Press release date: Dec 19, 2012

Sunnyvale, California. – IBASE Technology Inc. (TASDAQ: 8050), a world-leading manufacturer of industrial motherboards and embedded systems, is announcing the release of the FWA8208 network appliance featuring 8 high-speed Gigabit LANs and support for 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ processors that use the LGA1155 processor socket. Built in a 1U rackmount chassis, the FWA8208 is designed for various networking applications requiring high computing performance and big bandwidth applications.

Based on the Intel® C216 chipset, the FWA8208 supports 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Intel® Xeon® processors. With the Intel® 82579LM and Intel® 82583 network controllers, up to eight Gigabit LAN ports are supported, as well as Intel® Active Management Technology functionality. A maximum LAN port throughput of 100% is achievable. Four DDR3 memory sockets allow up to 32GB of system memory with or without ECC support depending on the type of processor used.

This powerful networking system offers high performance, reliability, and functionality. The LAN bypass function, which is required in certain applications, is configurable in the BIOS. Three smart fans installed ensure the right operation temperature for the system, as well as less fan noise. Rich I/O expansion and storage comes in the form of a CFast socket, a CF socket, an mSATA-compatible Mini PCI-E socket, four USB 3.0 ports, a console RJ-45 port, and an optional dual 2.5-inch HDD drive bay. Several PCI-E 8x riser cards and GbE module cards are also supported.


• Supports 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 / Intel® Xeon® processors
• LAN Bypass Enable / Disable Pre-setting by BIOS when Power On / Off
• 8 x PCI-E GbE Ports
• 4 x DDR3 DIMMs, Max. 32 GB
• 3 x System Smart Fans
• 1 x CFast socket, 1x CF socket, 1x Mini PCI-E (m-SATA compatible) socket
• Intel® Active Management Technology

About IBASE Technology

Founded in 2000, IBASE Technology (TASDAQ: 8050) is an ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified company that specializes in the design and manufacturing of industrial PC products. IBASE provides OEM/ODM services tailoring products to customers' requirements. Current product offerings from IBASE include various single board computers, Mini-ITX boards, Disk-Size SBC, ETX CPU modules, embedded systems and network appliance for various applications in the automation, digital signage, gaming, entertainment, medical, military and networking markets.

IBASE is committed to delivering innovative, practical and dependable solutions for an ever-evolving industrial computing landscape. For more information, please visit

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Contact Information:
IBASE Technology (USA), Inc.
1050 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085
Tel: 800-292-4500
Fax: 408-992-0808
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Press Contact – David Chen
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