For the first time a Shuttle Mini PC has a hardware mechanism for system management and advanced security features. Thanks to Intel vPro technology housed in the Intel Q170 chipset model DQ170 Shuttle can be controlled remotely via one of its two network interfaces and even when turned off.
vPro allows independent from the inventory system, the remote control, diagnostics and repair of the client, without having to be present on site. Administrators can for example access the DQ170 even when turned off, turn on the device, perform the BIOS settings and create operating system images. Even when the operating system no longer responds you can always access the hardware, if only to perform a reset. This and much more can be done with commercial and free software vPro / AMT or even from a web browser.
Shuttle DQ170 has an microarchitecture Intel forefront and supports Celeron, Pentium and Core (Skylake) LGA1151 socket with up to 65 Watt. The two SO-DIMM slots are suitable for DDR3L-RAM up to 32 GB. Two M.2 slot offer expansion options, such as PCIe-SSD (NVMe) and WLAN modules. The steel houses of only 43 mm thick is cooled by the efficient and silent heatpipe dual fan, provides space for a 2.5 “and can be mounted either horizontally or vertically using the VESA support.
Shuttle DQ170 is already available on the market at the price of 311 EUR (22% VAT included).