WIN Enterprises Unveils PL-01027 Scalable Network Appliance

WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded controllers and platforms for OEMs, announces the PL-01027, a scalable network appliance that provides a flexible platform for network security and other network-based applications. The PL-01027 is a compact, 1U desktop appliance perfect for small and medium size businesses (SMB) for use in several roles, including: policy gateway, wireless security gateways, content filtering devices, network attached storage (NAS), and firewalls. It provides a flexible platform for system integrators and software vendors to easily develop a variety of solutions.

It is architected using the VIA(TM) C7/Eden processor with VIA CN700 and VIA VT8237R chipset. The appliance is available with a variety of VIA processors to meet a range of application requirements, including 400MHz, 1.0GHz, and 1.5GHz.


  • Scalable performance network appliance for the SMB/SOHO market
  • VIA C7(TM)/Eden processors; 400 MHz, 1.0GHz and 1.5GHz
  • Four 10/100 Mpbs PCI bus Ethernet with two ports bypass function
  • Supports E-ATA/SATA HDD
  • One USB2.0 port and one console port
  • One mini PCI expansion socket
  • One 50-pin CompactFlash(TM) type II socket
  • RoHS compliance
  • Dimensions: 9.1″(W) x 6″(D) x 1.7″(H); 232mm (W) x 153.3mm (D) x 44mm (H)

To view full product specifications, data sheet, and photos go online.

Pricing and Availability
The PL-01027 is available in August. Pricing for single units starts at $389 (400MHz VIA Processor version). Price does not include memory and hard drive. Compact Flash is an option. Quantity discounts are available. Contact:

About WIN Enterprises, Inc.
WIN Enterprises is a product development company that designs and manufactures customized x86-based embedded systems and embedded controllers / motherboards. Founded in 1991, WIN Enterprises has developed several reference designs for leading microprocessor companies, as well as customized set-top boxes, rack-mounted appliances, and other electronic products for OEMs. WIN Enterprises has facilities in the United States, Taiwan, China, Italy, and India – which enables cost-effective design, manufacturing, and fulfillment services for corporations around the world.

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