BeagleBone Black purchase information

I'm getting this question a lot, so I'm updating the response out to the forum.

Manufacturer name: Please see https://beagleboard.org/logo. We have 2
licensed manufacturers for this product, Embest Technologies and GHI
Electronics. They sell exclusively through distributors listed at
https://beagleboard.org/black.

Corrected part number: The part number varies by manufacturer. GHI
uses part number BBB01-SC-505. Embest uses part number BBONE-BLACK-4G.

Lifecycle status: Active. No EoL date set. Commitment through 2023,
though some components may need to be updated. Working on SD card cage
replacement, but have an on-going continuity of supply for at least 1
year.

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