Performance Technologies has launched the CPC5564 Single Board Computer.
The CPC5564 is claimed by the company as the world’s first CompactPCI 2.16 blade computer based on 64-bit, single and dual-core AMD Opteron processors. The server forms part of the company’s next-generation computer products built for telecommunications, security and commercial applications.
The AMD Opteron processor provides a scalable x86 architecture plus a path from 32- to 64-bit computing. Its multi-core architecture is said to offer immediate, cost-effective technology to address processor design challenges such as reducing heat and power consumption.
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Designed to run Linux, Solaris and Windows operating systems, the CPC5564 will likely be used for high-end packet processing or multi-threaded software applications found in wireless, softswitch, defence and other computer-intensive applications.
David Rich, director of 64-bit Embedded Markets, AMD, said, “Performance Technologies’ CPC5564 will help drive the next generation of high-performance embedded products designed to meet the high compute needs of today’s equipment manufacturers and system integrators.”