Backplane Systems Technology has announced the release of IBASE's MI950 Mini-ITX motherboard with Intel Active Management Support. The MI950 supports the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors in an LGA775 package, and also supports the next generation Intel 45nm Multi-Core processors with up to 1333 Front Side Bus.
Featuring 2x DDR3 memory slots, this Intel Q45 chipset-based platform delivers scalable systems with innovative capabilities for applications such as high-end gaming, digital signage, traditional industrial control and automation, POS and kiosk applications.
The MI950 motherboard comes with the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500 (Intel GMA 4500) that implements high-resolution, dual independent displays (CRT + DVI outputs). Advanced versatile I/O ports are provided by 10x USB 2.0 ports, 4x serial ports, 4x SATA II ports and 1x eSATA port interface designed for use with external SATA devices.
Other important features of the motherboard include a single or dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN, high definition audio and a watchdog timer. Optionally supported is the Intel Active Management Technology (Intel AMT), which allows IT to better discover, heal, and protect their networked computing assets.