Molex Incorporated partners with Samtec, Inc. to supply Telecom and related markets with AMC.0 B+ and MicroTCA Connectors
LISLE, Ill. – January 09, 2008 – Growing demand for AdvancedTCA® (ATCA) related products and developments behind the MicroTCA technology continue to drive the need for reliable, multiple source, high-speed interconnect solutions for telecom and datacom related markets. Molex Incorporated and Samtec, Inc. announced today a joint effort to offer AdvancedMC™ (AMC.0 B+) and MicroTCA connectors, identical in form fit and function, to ensure an increased supply and availability of these connectors to a growing market.
“Molex developed AMC.0 B+ and MicroTCA interconnect solutions to truly optimize cost and performance for current and future telecommunications and datacom systems,” said Joe Dambach, product development manager, Molex Incorporated. “Molex and Samtec will work together to support the rising need for AMC.0 B+ and MicroTCA connectors in a cost-effective way for the Telecom industry and the wide array of applications where these configurations will be used.”
ATCA and MicroTCA offer standard, reliable platforms for many applications, including wireless infrastructure equipment, wireline networking equipment and fiber optic networking equipment. These connectors are designed to support next generation 10/12.5 Gbps native channels without the cost penalty of having to upgrade later.
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