WIN Enterprises Announces a Low-voltage VIA-based Desktop Platform with 5GbE, CF and SATA

New product announcement for desktop security platform with low-powered VIA processors

PL-80240 Desktop Security Platform
PL-80240 Desktop Security Platform

NORTH ANDOVER, MA, September 7, 2010: WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded controllers and platforms for OEMs, announces the PL-80240, a desktop network security platform designed specifically for Internet security applications. It provides a compact, economical platform for OEMs addressing the SOHO (Small Office, Home Office), SMB (Small Medium Business), and ROBO (Remote Office, Branch Office) markets.

Designed around the VIA® VX800 chipset, the device supports the low-power VIA® Nano™, C7™ and Eden™ processors. CompactFlash™, DDR2 SO-DIMM, and MiniPCI expansion ports can be accessed and replaced to make product upgrades through an easily removable cover. The PL-80240 supports five PCIe x1 GbE LANs (Intel® 82574L, or Realtek® 8111DL) ports with optional bypass function on of the two ports. Each Ethernet interface has LED indicators for activity and transfer rate status. For easy access, the back panel has dual USB 2.0 ports and a RS-232 console port for local system management, maintenance and diagnostics. The PL-80240 has space to accommodate an optional slim-type 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD. The unit is FCC and CE compliant.


* VIA® VX800 chipset paired with VIA® Nano™, C7™ or Eden™ low-voltage processors

* Compact dimensions: 232mm (W) x 153.3mm (D) x 44mm (H); 9.1”W x 6”D x 1.7”H

* Maximum 5 GbE LAN ports via PCI-E x1

* Expansive I/O with USB 2.0; 2.5” SATA HDD bay, CF socket, PCI, mini-PCI slot and console port

* RoHS compliant

PL-80240 units are available now for evaluation and begin selling at $289 in OEM quantities. PL-80240 supports the Linux kernel and above. For additional information visit the PL-80240 product webpage at[...] or contact

About WIN Enterprises, Inc.

WIN Enterprises is a product development company that designs and manufactures customized x86-based embedded motherboards and appliances. Founded in 1991, WIN Enterprises has developed several reference designs for leading microprocessor companies. It produces customized set-top boxes, rack-mounted appliances, and other embedded computing products for electronic OEMs worldwide.

WIN Enterprises has facilities in the United States, Taiwan, China, and India. WIN provides integrated customer services, including design, manufacturing, testing, and fulfillment. For more information, contact WIN Enterprises at 1-978-688-2000 or