Rugged server for military applications on land and at sea introduced by Kontron

ECHING, Germany, 6 Sept. 2011. Today Kontron in Eching, Germany, is introducing the KISS 4U PCI760 MIL-STD 4U rackmount server for long-term operation in military embedded computing applications on land and at sea. The rugged server is tested and certified to MIL-STD-810F and 461E, and operates in temperatures from -5 to 60 degrees Celsius.

The Kontron KISS rugged server is rated for 5.7 years of continuous operation between failures. The unit has field-replaceable fans integrated on the front panel, and a lockable front cover rated to IP20 and optionally IP52 protection against dust and damp penetration. The unit's he power supply meets MIL-STD-810F and 461E.

With its built–in Intel AMT 3.0 remote management engine the Kontron KISS 4U PCI760 MIL-STD offers enhanced security and remote manageability in embedded computing applications.

The Kontron KISS 4U PCI760 MIL-STD offers processors ranging from the 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 to the Intel Core 2 Quad processor Q9400 with four 2.66 GHz cores for parallel processing, as much as 8 gigabytes of DDR2 dual channel RAM, a 64-gigabyte solid-state drive, and as many as three 3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives with 500 gigabytes of data storage.

Software support includes Windows XP, Windows 7, and Linux. For more information contact Kontron online at

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