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AMAX Information Technologies

March 10, 2010 08:00 ET

AMAX Introduces New 1U 13-LAN Port Network Appliance

Maximizing Ethernet Port Density and Network Bandwidth by Utilizing the Intel® Processor Xeon® 3400 Series CPU & Intel® 3420 Chipset

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) -  AMAX, the leading ODM manufacturer of appliance platforms and custom server and storage builder in North America, launches a new series of 1U rackmount uni-processor network appliances designed around the Intel® Processor Xeon® 3400 Series CPU and Intel® 3420 chipset supporting up to 13 GbE network ports.

The new AMAX ServMax X1104/X1105 series network appliances offer the latest cutting edge features of Intel's most advanced processor, such as integrated memory controller, integrated PCI-Express Gen2 controller and Intel® Quick Path Interconnect technology. They deliver up to 50% more performance, lower power consumption, and lower cost compared to the previous generation of uni-processor servers.

"AMAX continues to lead the industry in developing the most advanced hardware platforms on the latest Intel technologies while providing our customers with a wide range of high performance computing solutions that are flexible, powerful and cost effective," says Bohr-Young Tsao, Product Manager at AMAX. "AMAX consistently meets the large demand for cost effective, yet powerful short depth servers suitable for many OEM Appliances including network, security and ISV appliances. The AMAX X1104/X1105 series delivers unparalleled performance for enterprise-class networks while maintaining a high standard of energy efficiency at a low cost, adding even more breadth to our expansive appliance selection."

Features of the AMAX ServMax X1104/X1105 series include:

  • Dual-Core Processing
  • PCI Express 2.0 I/O
  • Integrated Memory Controller (IMC)
  • Intel® Turbo Boost & Intel® Hyper-Threading technologies
  • Intel® Rapid Storage Technology with support for RAID 0/1/5/10 and Intel® Rapid Recover Technology
  • IPMI 2.0 with remote management capabilities, helping to lower IT operating costs while increasing system uptime
  • Excellent internal storage and I/O flexibility

Target Applications:

  • Networking
  • Network Admission Control (NAC)
  • Wide Area Network (WAN) Acceleration
  • Security
  • SMB Environment: E-mail/File/Print Server, Proxy, Firewall
  • Embedded Applications: Telecom, Healthcare, Industrial Automation, Automotive
  • Web Farms: Web and Storage Servers, Rendering Clusters

About AMAX
Founded in 1979, AMAX is a trusted leader in Custom Server and Storage Solutions in North America. AMAX's Appliance Manufacturing solutions offer efficient and top-of-the-line manufacturing solutions and global logistics to OEM customers. For more information, please visit

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