Who we are

Abaco Systems delivers high performance rugged embedded computing solutions, based on industry standards and open architectures, to mission-critical applications in defense, aerospace and industry around the world. Previously known as GE Intelligent Platforms, we were spun out of GE in December 2015 and now operate as a standalone company.



We have the broadest range of COTS rugged embedded computing products in the industry – from data capture to information delivery – enabling our customers to create entire systems from a single source.

All of our products share three characteristics.


We deliver mission-critical rugged embedded computing systems to defense, aerospace and industrial applications when failure is not an option.


Service & Support

We bring 30+ years of experience to the flexible, responsive support of our customers, backed by robust, repeatable processes. Through every day of your program, our focus is on ensuring your success.

Latest News

Recent Connected Battlefield Posts

September 26, 2016
We're putting the finishing touches on our live demonstration for GTC Europe, and we can't wait to give showgoers more detail about the small form factor concept we've been developing.
September 21, 2016
The British Army debuted its newest highly agile, medium-weight armored fighting vehicle this week—and our scalable subsystems provide the backbone for the vehicle's electronic architecture.
September 14, 2016
At the University of Alabama Huntsville's career fair, we met a lot of enthusiastic students looking for a challenge—just the kind of team members we're looking for at Abaco.
September 9, 2016
Poland is investing heavily to upgrade its defense programs—and Philippe Constanty shares how the products we're showcasing at MSPO will help achieve just that.
September 8, 2016
This isn't the first time we've been at DVD, but it's the first time we've exhibited—and it's exciting to see how popular our qualified, mission-ready boxed solutions are with customers.
September 7, 2016
Claude Sweeton describes how TEVET helped upgrade the U.S. Navy's airborne ASW mission technology—and how Abaco played a major role.
August 31, 2016
Larry Schaffer shares how he gained a new perspective on what it takes to design, build and deliver the powerful systems we do, and why thermal design and packaging are just as important as power.
August 24, 2016
Relocating our HPEC Innovation Center was a big challenge, but thankfully someone with years of experience helped us through it—which is just what we do every day for our customers.
August 17, 2016
Given the lifetime of most programs and reliance on commercial technology, obsolescence is inevitable in our industry—but we have the experience to overcome it.
August 10, 2016
Being a start-up with 30 years' experience in our industry is quite the balancing act—but as Abaco CEO Bernie Anger reminds us, it's a great position to be in.
August 3, 2016
Everyone in corporate life, at some point, has to make a presentation. And the most important thing to remember when building PowerPoint slides is that simpler is better. Find out why your sales presentation motto should be "short, sweet and simple."
July 27, 2016
Today, the military adopts commercial technology at a quicker pace than ever—and we're making sure we stay ahead of the game in the embedded computing space.
July 20, 2016
We were honored to present the Silverstone UTC Ambassador for Young Women in Engineering Award—and we're encouraged to see more and more young women interested in the profession.
July 12, 2016
Even though the Farnborough International Airshow got off to a stormy start, it's clear the industry is flourishing. Abaco Systems was proudly in attendance at the FIA to show how we're pushing the limits of avionics technology.
July 6, 2016
You may be surprised by how often sales qualification is done inadequately. Here's why—and what you can do about it.
June 29, 2016
We're taking on new recruits at our Networking Center of Excellence! Engineers will learn how Ethernet switches are used in the military and aerospace market and come up with solutions to give us a competitive advantage.
June 22, 2016
Adding visualization to embedded applications has been difficult for decades—but we've made it easy. Michael Both describes how DataView, part of our AXIS development tool suite, breaks down traditional barriers of GUI packages and adds visualization to embedded applications faster than ever.
June 15, 2016
Bernie Anger reflects on the first 6 months of Abaco Systems.
June 8, 2016
Customers regularly ask me why aircraft still use MIL-STD-1553 for their communications infrastructure, rather than a significantly more modern technology...
June 1, 2016
We were having a conversation the other day about the nature of Abaco’s business. We realized that, over the past...

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