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Date: 7/29/2011

Advantech Introduces New 4U Rackmount/Tower Server-grade IPC Chassis :

 Fulfilling Multiple Configuration Needs for Industrial Applications

Taipei, August  1, 2011Advantech, the leading embedded platform and integration services provider, has developed a new 4U rugged rackmount/ tower server chassis. The HPC-7480 supports multiple configurations, has long-term availability support, and can fulfill a variety of customer application needs. HPC-7480 is compatible with different form factors, has a single power supply but supports optional redundant power supply, hot-swap SATA/SAS hard drives, and cooling fans that deliver 24/7 non-stop operation. The system is designed specifically for high-growth sectors in the market including: database, firewall/networking, computationally intense (e.g.: AOI), and storage intense (e.g.: IP CAM, NVR/DVR surveillance, FA/MA managed) applications. These configurations are supported by Advantech’s CTOS (Configure-To-Order-Service) in regional sites located near customers.
Advantech Server-grade IPC Family’s First 4U Chassis
HPC-7480, launching in August, is a 4U rackmount/ tower chassis fitting a variety of form factors ranging from ATX, to CEB, to EATX. It features eight 3.5” SAS/SATA hot-swap hard drive cages with a maximum capacity of 16 TB; and three 5.25” drive bays. HPC-7480 has a 665 W single power supply and supports optional 760W (2+1) redundant power supplies with a power distribution board that optimizes power efficiency; and it supports four hot-swap 8038 fan modules. Its tidy appearance masks a rugged mechanical design practical for industrial needs. HPC-7480 can be secured by a front-bezel lock, preventing unauthorized access during normal operation. Also, there are two USB ports and three 5.25” drive bays on the front, as well as LED indicators to monitor LAN, power, and HDD status.
Co-validation, Revision Control, Longevity and 3-5-7 Services
All Advantech server-grade IPC products including HPC-7480 meet critical environmental test criteria, co-validation metrics during key stages in product development, and have strict revision control, and long life component supply. Advantech is the first and only embedded platform provider in the world offering 3-5-7 service: a long-term commitment to customers to provide three levels of service, a five-year extended warranty, and seven years of product supply. If a customer has any system issue, three levels of service mean that Advantech will provide a dedicated professional AE for first-level troubleshooting, strict revision control and replacement parts for second-level service, and flexible BIOSor mechanical customization support for a third-level of expert support.
Product Features
  • 4U rackmount/ tower chassis supports ATX/CEB/EATX motherboards
  • Lockable front bezel prevents unauthorized access
  • 665 W high-efficiency single power supply
  • Swappable fan module design facilitates maintenance