Advantech's ITA-2230 Fanless Wayside Controller Wins Taiwan Excellence 2016 Award

Advantech (2395.TW), a leading global provider of intelligent systems and platform solutions across multiple vertical markets, is proud to announce that its ITA-2230 Fanless Wayside Controller, and ASR-3100 1U 16 x NVMe SSD Storage Server have each been awarded a Taiwan Excellence 2016 Award.

This accolade was established in 1992 to highlight the most revolutionary, high-quality, value-added products from Taiwan. With over a thousand products entered into this year’s competition, Advantech was pleased to be recognized with an award for outstanding product innovation and technological excellence.

ITA-2230 is an Intel Core™ i7 fanless 2U rackmount system with built-in Intel® Core™ i7-3555LE, 2.5 GHz CPU and onboard 4GB DDR3 memory, especially designed for train wayside control. ITA-2230 provides rich I/O, excellent heat elimination and easy-swap system design, which is perfect for intelligent transportation solutions. Due to compliance with EN-50121-4, ITA-2230 is the most suitable offering in terms of wayside controllers for various systems including centralized traffic control (CTC), Automatic Train Control (ATC) and more. ITA-2230 features cutting-edge hardware with stable computing performance to provide rock solid operation and safety for passengers.

ITA-2230 supports three intelligent transportation appliance modules ITA-EMs for I/O expansion which can be configured to suit your application. The diverse I/O connectivity of ITA-2230 assists seamless communication with wayside signaling equipment on and around the track, including lamps, switches, gates, track circuits and more. It also supports an easy-swap and even redundancy power module with wide operating temperature from -40 to 70 °C. Rich I/O, serial connection and Ethernet complete this intelligent rail solution with low operating costs and easy maintenance.

ASR-3100 is the world’s first 1U rackmount dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 storage server, equipped with DDR4-2133 RDIMM up to 512GB and maximum 16 x 2.5” hot-plug NVMe SSD, delivering uncompromised high computing performance. The incredible high IOPS performance of 16 NVMe SSD can achieve up to 6 million IOPS read speeds, which is at least 30% better than existing products on the market. ASR-3100 is designed to fulfill markets like cache/hot data, VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure), advanced data mining, OLTP (Online Transaction Processing)/ OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) for finance and eCommerce, 3D rendering, video broadcasting and massive media editing/ post production.

ASR-3100 features enterprise SAS/SATA drive flexibility, 2 x PCIe x8 Gen 3 slot expandability, and two internal SATA M.2 slots for easy OS mirroring. ASR-3100 uses a 1100W 1+1 redundant power supply of 80 PLUS Platinum level, and incorporates the latest thermal design. For management and maintenance, ASR-3100 uses IPMI monitoring tools, user-friendly system LED indicators, and easy access I/O. ASR-3100 combines high performance with a reliable work ethic— without downtime.

For more information about the award-winning products ITA-2230 and ASR-3100, or other Advantech solutions and services, please contact your local sales support team or visit our website at


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