AppliedMicro Announces the Availability of X-C1

SUNNYVALE, CA -- Applied Micro Circuits Corporation announces the immediate availability of its X-C1(TM) Development Kits , low-cost, low-power development systems featuring the company's innovative X-Gene(TM) Server-on-a-Chip (SoC) solution. The systems come in two versions - Plus and Basic - and each provides a native ARM 64-bit environment for developers working on both mobile and server applications.

"Large cloud and enterprise customers as well as leading operating system vendors and independent software vendors have been using X-C1 development platforms for some time now. Today's announcement, coupled with our limited-time developer promotion, means the developer base utilizing X-Gene will expand substantially," said Gaurav Singh, VP Technology Strategy, AppliedMicro.

Key Features:

X-C1 Development Kit Plus

-- X-Gene 8-core ARM 64-bit CPU at 2.4 GHz
-- Interfaces on the board include 1GbE, 10GbE, SATA Gen3, PCIe Gen3, USB,
SDIO and industry standard debug interfaces
-- Kit includes a Mini-ITX desktop chassis with power supply and 500GB SATA
drive
-- Operating system offerings include AppliedMicro Linux, Ubuntu, Fedora and
OpenSuse
-- Pricing: Standard MSRP is $2,495. With AppliedMicro's current developer
promotion, qualified buyers can purchase the board for $1,395

X-C1 Development Kit Basic

-- X-Gene 8-core ARM 64-bit CPU at 1.6 GHz
-- Interfaces on the board include 1GbE, SATA Gen3, PCIe Gen3, USB, SDIO and
industry standard debug interfaces
-- Kit includes Mini-ITX power supply and serial-USB FDTI console cable
-- Operating system offerings include AppliedMicro Linux, Ubuntu, Fedora and
OpenSuse
-- Pricing: Standard MSRP is $1,495. With AppliedMicro's current developer
promotion, qualified buyers can purchase the board for $895

The X-Gene-based X-C1 Development Kit may be ordered at www.apm.com.
X-C1 Development Kit configurations will be on display and available for purchase at The Android Developer Conference, AppliedMicro booth no. 705, Hyatt Regency Burlingame, November 20-21, 2014.

Additional Resources
-- The Android Developer Conference AnDevCon
-- X-C1 development kit page
-- X-C1 product brief
-- X-C1 guide

For more info, visit http://www.apm.com
 

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