WIN Enterprises Rolls Out PL-01033 2U Network Appliance

WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded controllers and platforms for OEMs, announces the PL-01033. The new high performance, 2U network appliance has a total of ten GbE ports. It provides OEMs with a powerful, but flexible 2U 19″ rack-mount network security platform. Applications include use as a high performance Intrusion Detection / Intrusion Prevention System, firewall, VPN gateway, and Unified Threat Management (UTM) platform.

The device supports two removable 3.5″ SATA Hard Disk Drives (HDD) with easy front panel access. Compact Flash is featured for operating system and Internet security applications. System memory of up to 16 GB with four DDR2 memory sockets is provided. The easy-to-configure platform provides ten GbE LAN ports on the front panel with optional Ethernet bypass modules included on four of the ports. Easy front-panel access is provided to the 9-pin, RS-232 serial port, USB 2.0 port, LCM with 4-button key pad for local system management, maintenance, and diagnostics.


  • High performance network appliance for enterprise segment
  • Supports dual Intel(R) Xeon(R) processors with 800MHz FSB
  • Ten GbE SFP or Copper connectors
  • Bypass function in four GbE ports
  • Two 64-bit PCI-X 100MHz slots & one mini PCI slot
  • Two removable 3.5″ SATA HDD
  • One USB 2.0 and one console port
  • One 20 x 2 characters LCM & 4-buttons keypad

Pricing and Availability
Available now, the PL-01033 costs $2,912 as a single unit. Quantity discounts are available to OEMs and software developers.

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 provides reference designs to leading microprocessor companies, as well as customized set-top boxes, rack-mounted appliances, and other electronic products for OEMs and software developers. WIN Enterprises has facilities in the United States, Taiwan, China, Italy, and India enabling cost-effective design, manufacture, and fulfillment for customers around the world. WIN Enterprises is an affiliate member in the Intel(R) Communications Alliance, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers.