ECHING, Germany, 12 Oct. 2008. Embedded computer supplier Kontron in Eching, Germany, has finished Kontron's acquisition of the Intel Corp. Communication Rackmount Server operation in Columbia, S.C., to enhance Kontron's telecommunications and enterprise computer expertise. Kontron America Inc., a Kontron subsidiary in San Diego, is the owner of the business.
The Intel carrier-grade rackmount and network server team mainly centered in Columbia, S.C., and Penang, Malaysia, is involved in engineering, product development, product marketing, technical support and operations worldwide. Kontron's say they expect 2009 revenue from this acquisition to be more than $40 million.
The Intel Communication Rackmount Server operation has about 70 employees, and is involved in high-density mechanical and electronic design, thermal and vibration analysis, and standard. For more information contact Kontron online at www.kontron.com.