Posted on October 23, 2012

ADI Engineering Announces Reference Platforms and “Open IP” OEM Products Based on the Intel Platform for Communications Infrastructure, Formerly Codenamed “Crystal Forest”

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OCTOBER 23, 2012 – ADI Engineering, Inc. today announced immediate availability of its
“Open IP” reference platforms and semi-custom OEM products for the Intel platform for communications infrastructure, formerly codenamed “Crystal Forest.”  ADI Engineering’s new reference platforms are available in AdvancedTCA (ATCA), Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) and PCI Express form factors, and cover the full range of the newly announced Intel platform.  ADI Engineering offers development kits and OEM derivative products that rapidly scale to volume production through ADI or directly with customer-preferred manufacturing partners.  ADI’s new reference platforms and semi-custom products are available immediately.

ADI Engineering’s newly announced reference platforms include the following:

“ADI Engineering openly enables customers using the Intel platform for communications infrastructure, formerly codenamed ‘Crystal Forest,’ from initial evaluation through volume production of semi-custom OEM derivative products,” said Steve Yates, President of ADI Engineering.  “With ADI’s Open IP engagement model, customers can retain design ownership and direct production control, reducing margin stacking and eliminating third-party supply chain risks inherent with conventional hardware vendors.”

“Reference platforms, development kits and OEM derivative products for the Intel platform for communications infrastructure, such as those announced by ADI Engineering today, are essential for the industry to bring out new systems quickly and cost-effectively,” said Steve Price, general manager of the Intel Communications Infrastructure Divison.  “Reference platforms help Intel customers launch innovative new products that use the full potential of Intel’s new technology.”

About ADI Engineering, Inc.

ADI Engineering, Inc. is a leading provider of high-performance custom Intel-based embedded products.  Headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, ADI Engineering is a privately held company and is an Associate member of the Intel Intelligent Systems Alliance.  For more information about ADI Engineering, please visit or call (434) 978-2888.

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