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Linux appliance targets network security apps

Aug 4, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

AR Infotek is shipping a Linux-powered, high-performance, EM64T-based, server-appliance targeting core, access, and carrier network security applications. The Teac 5052 features removable LAN “modules” supporting a variety of fiber and copper transports, Linux drivers for LAN pass-by and other functions, and redundant… power supplies and SATA drives.

(Click for slightly larger view of Teak 5052)

AR Infotek Teak 5052

Touted features of the device include:

  • 2U 19-inch rack mount form factor
  • Dual Intel Xeon Dual-Core EM64T processors with 1066MHz system bus
  • Intel chipset
  • Supports up to 16GB of DDR2 533/667 with ECC
  • Up to 34 gigabit Ethernet ports on PCI-E bus
  • Raid 0/1 removable SATA drives in anti-shock carrier
  • 2 x PCI-X expansion slots
  • 4 x PCI-E LAN Module expansion slots
    • Supports “Small Factor Pluggable” (SFP) modules from various vendors
    • Fiber and copper LAN modules available
  • Linux drivers
    • LAN By-pass Driver
    • Watch-dog timer driver
    • System status LED control driver
    • Shutdown driver from push button
  • 2 x on-board gigabit Ethernet for console management
  • DB-9 serial console port
  • 4 x USB 2 ports
  • Redundant 550W power supplies
  • 90 – 264 V AC, 47 – 63 Hz


The Teak 5052 appears to be available now. Pricing was not disclosed. AR Infotek's “Teak” product line includes a full range of server appliances, ranging from the high-end 5052 to the ultra-low-powered 3011.

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