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Astera Labs enables next-gen cloud connectivity with Aries PCIe® 5.0 and CXL™ 2.0

Astera | March 10, 2022

Astera labs, a leader in intelligent system connection solutions, announced today that its Aries Smart Retimers for PCI Express® (PCIe®) 5.0 and Compute Express LinkTM (CXLTM) 2.0 are currently in mass production. The Aries Smart Retimer portfolio, which was the first to market, passed rigorous interoperability testing with essential industry partners across a wide range of PCIe 5.0 processor, FPGA, accelerated computing, GPU, networking, storage, and switch SoCs, paving the way for widespread adoption in enterprise data centers and the cloud.

“PCIe 5.0 and CXL technologies are key building blocks to address the high-speed connectivity requirements of next-generation servers running intelligent workloads in the cloud. Production release and successful cross-vendor interoperability testing of our Aries Smart Retimers will support a smooth transition to higher-bandwidth interconnects with purpose-built fleet management features,” said Jitendra Mohan, CEO, Astera Labs.

The Aries PCIe 5.0 and CXL 2.0 Smart Retimers solve signal integrity difficulties to provide up to 32 Gbps bandwidth, sub-10ns latency, and built-in fleet management with deep diagnostic capabilities, which are essential for large-scale enterprise and cloud server installation.

The cloud-scale at Interlop Lab at Astera Labs conducts extensive testing to ensure reliable interoperability between Aries Smart Retimers and a wide range of PCIe/CXL root complexes and endpoints, letting customers design with confidence and save time and money.

Today’s workload optimized infrastructure demands not only high-bandwidth, low-latency PCIe 5.0 and CXL interconnects, but also robust interoperability between all components within increasingly complex server topologies. Working with leading ecosystem partners and solutions, like Astera Labs and their Aries Smart Retimers, is key to ensuring seamless deployment of our advanced AI platforms at scale.”

Brian Kelleher, Senior VP of Products Hardware Engineering, NVIDIA.

“Samsung has strengthened its position as the industry leader in cutting-edge storage technology with the groundbreaking PCIe 5.0 PM1743 SSD for enterprise servers,” said Soonjae Won, Corporate VP of Solution Product & Development, Samsung Electronics. “Our collaboration with Astera Labs and its Aries Smart Retimers ensures unmatched enterprise PCIe 5.0 storage performance and reliability as the ecosystem begins to emerge.”

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