Themis® Computer announced the selection of Sight Systems, Ltd. to sell its extended operating environment server and single-board computers into government, aerospace, communications, and embedded systems markets. Headquartered in West Sussex, United Kingdom, Sight Systems will sell Themis servers and single-board computer solutions throughout Ireland and United Kingdom.
Established in 1988, Sight Systems is an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and an Original Design Manufacturer (ODM). As an innovator in industrial computing technology, Sight Systems is proud to be at the forefront of computer companies in the UK to be working towards ISO14001, a government directive that sets out environmental management systems requirements for organizations to operate in a sustainable manner. Some of the products Sight Systems offers have reduced power consumption by over 50% – helping to keep the world a greener place and costing users less to run.
Offering a broad range of solutions from powerful rackmountable and blade systems to compact embedded appliances, Sight Systems provides extensive integration services for users in the government, aerospace, communications, control and automation, and embedded systems markets. Sight Systems’ market expertise, and strong sales and support coverage, were vital factors in Themis’ selection of the company.
Sight Systems will sell Themis’ new UltraSPARC® T2-based T2VPX™ OpenVPX computer, and T2BC™ blade server for use in the entire family of IBM® BladeCenter®. Sight Systems will also sell Themis’ rugged family of COTS servers which provide users high performance in program specific configurations, requiring shock resilience in excess of 25G. Themis servers offer outstanding platform performance, dependability and value, for use in harsh environments. Sight Systems will also sell Themis’ new VMEBus Intel®-based board products, compatible with the Linux®, Windows®, and Solaris™ Operating Environment, the industry’s leading Unix® operating system, Themis’ single-board computers enable users to access thousands of off-the-shelf software solutions.
Craig Blackman, managing director of Sight Systems, commented, "Themis’ extensive product lines and its leadership in embedded systems and rugged servers were very attractive to us. Themis’ products will significantly broaden our systems portfolio, particularly in COTS solutions, in which we have an extensive history of experience. Their success in military, aerospace and telecommunications markets is impressive indeed, due no doubt to the design of its systems to operate reliably in extreme environmental conditions. Themis’ dedication to world-wide technical support and quality matches our philosophies, making us an excellent team."
"I am pleased that Sight Systems, Ltd. will add their market sector expertise to our European Sales organization, stated William E. Kehret, president and CEO of Themis Computer. “Sight Systems provides tailor-made industrial computer systems and they are key distributors for world leading industrial component manufacturers. They are a focused, dynamic and fast growing organization. I trust that Sight Systems will provide premium support to Themis’ customers and prospects, along with a wealth of complementary products and capabilities”, Mr. Kehret added.
Themis Computer’s Environmentally Robust Servers and Single-Board Computers
Themis Computer is a leading provider of highly scalable blade servers, Rugged Enterprise Server™ (RES) systems, and board level embedded computers. Themis products feature rugged construction, high performance, superior scalability and ease of maintenance. Themis offers VME64 and VPX board-level computers featuring the leading processor architectures, including; x86 and Sun UltraSPARC. Themis’ single board computers include single and multiple slot configurations. I/O expansion is available with on-board XMC/PMC sockets and PMC carrier cards.
Themis' high performance servers, single-board computers, and graphics controllers are now being integrated into advanced communications and defense systems, worldwide. The Themis Computer family of COTS board and system products provide the increased processing power and reliability necessary for demanding application environments, while achieving a net reduction in total cost of ownership.
About Sight Systems, Ltd
Established in 1988, Sight Systems is one of the original industrial computer companies. We’re proud of our history, and have a proven track record of distributing and manufacturing the highest quality products and tailor-made systems for industrial applications. Our flexibility and expertise have helped us to create exciting and effective solutions for some of the UK’s largest organizations across a huge range of markets.
About Themis Computer
Themis Computer (themis.com) is a leading developer and supplier of high performance board and system level products for mission-critical telecommunications, military/aerospace, and industrial embedded applications. Themis provides open standards-based embedded computing platforms that support the Solaris™, Linux®, and Windows® operating systems. Themis' products incorporate features designed to ensure high reliability and availability while reducing the risks of failure caused by extreme environments. An ISO 9001 certified company, Themis Computer practices Total Quality Management (TQM) in all areas of its business, from engineering and manufacturing to customer service. Themis Computer is headquartered in Fremont, California and offers worldwide service and support.
For more information please visit the website or email: info[.]themis.com.
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