Rochester, NY--November 26, 1996--Sun Microsystems Inc. (Mountain View, CA) and Performance Technologies Inc. (Rochester, NY) announced the selection of PTI as a supplier of WAN communications solutions for Sun's new SPARCengine Ultra AX motherboard.
These products support the industry standard PCI hardware architecture just adopted by Sun Microelectronics, a division of Sun Microsystems Inc.
The Ultra AX board, powered by modular UltraSPARC processors, is the first Sun platform to offer the cost reductions associated with PCI bus components and industry-standard PC commodity memory, peripherals, and power supplies.
The PCI334 Serial Communications Controller from Performance Technologies is compatible with Sun's new SPARCengine Ultra AX motherboard and is, among the first PCI bus products on the market compatible with this platform. The PC1334 is provided with software drivers for Sun's Solaris 2.5.1 operating system.
The PCI334 supports all communications protocols available from SunSoft, including PPP, Frame Relay, and X.25, and provides a high bandwidth communications solution for Internet and Wide Area Network applications. The PCI334 is available starting at $945.
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