Tempe, Ariz.Emerson Network Power announced the PrAMC-6210, a next-generation Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) available for a volume price of less than $2,000.
Developed by the Embedded Computing business of Emerson Network Power, the PrAMC-6210 is designed to provide modular, upgradeable, computing power for manufacturers of telecommunications, defense, aerospace, homeland security and industrial automation equipment. OEMs can use the PrAMC-6210 to boost the performance of their existing Power Architecture applications, such as protocol processing, packet processing, data management and I/O management, while lowering their total cost of ownership by consolidating hardware.
The PrAMC-6210 is equipped with carrier grade features, such as a dual-flash bank architecture and a high mean-time-between-failure (MTBF), enabling network equipment providers to address high availability requirements. It also gives the industry a high performance, low-power choice to support legacy PowerPC application code. To support high-speed packet data transfers on and off the card, the PrAMC-6210 features Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) and PCI Express (PCIe) interfaces to the carrier or backplane.
Emerson expects PrAMC-6210 modules to be available in the second quarter of 2008. In addition to being offered for purchase as a standalone module, Emerson Network Power will integrate the PrAMC-6210 into its MicroTCA system product lines.