PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Gumstix, Inc., maker of the
world's smallest full function miniature computers, today announced the
netstix(TM) 400xm-cf computer. The netstix 400xm-cf computer doubles the
performance of the netstix 200xm-cf, using a 400MHz connex(TM) motherboard
and adding compact flash and 10/100 MBit Ethernet connectivity. In less
than 68 cc (excluding power supply), the netstix 400xm-cf is a full
function Linux server that connects to a network yet fits in the palm of
"For network administrators, who manage network performance and
administer computer systems, the netstix 400xm-cf computer can be an
effective tool for network testing and diagnosis," said Craig Hughes, CTO
of Gumstix, Inc. "By putting one of these devices at each POP (Point of
Presence / tower) and the demarcation point, the Administrator can use
netstix as tools for testing and diagnosing the network right at these
Hughes continued, "As such, a Network Administrator could effectively
test the 'last mile' using a range of netstix computer(s) on their network.
By remotely monitoring the POP via the netstix, the Administrator could
take some health measurements to determine and isolate performance issues
along the network."
"For software companies, the netstix computers provide a low cost,
reliable Linux platform on which they can implement leading and proven
software solutions," said W. Gordon Kruberg, CEO and President of Gumstix,
Inc. Also, for their OEM customers placing volume orders, Gumstix offers
pre- loading services to their OEM customers in which the customer code is
pre- flashed onto the gumstix(TM) motherboards prior to shipment,
simplifying assembly and lowering production costs.
At 35mm x 103mm, the netstix 400xm-cf comes with 64MB of Ram and 16MB
of flash memory, runs at 400MHz and starts at $186.00 USD each, for orders
of 1,000 units or more.
netstix 400xm-cf computers are available for purchase on-line at
About Gumstix, Inc.
Gumstix develops and sells full function miniature computers to
software VARs and hardware OEMs in over sixty countries around the world.
Built on an open source platform, the gumstix product line supports the
growing network and wireless devices markets and offers motherboards,
expansion boards and waysmall(TM) computers. The company sells directly to
network managers, software engineers and commercial product designers and
to all open source enthusiasts.
Based near Palo Alto, California, Gumstix is privately owned and
For more information visit www.gumstix.com.
SOURCE Gumstix, Inc.