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PCI-SIG Releases PCIe 6.0 Specification

BEAVERTON, OR. – January 11, 2022 – PCI-SIG, developer of the PCI Express (PCIe) standard, today announced the official release of the PCIe 6.0 specification, reaching 64 GT/s. PCIe 6.0 specification features: 64 GT/s raw data rate and up to 256 GB/s via x16 configuration Pulse Amplitude Modulation with 4 levels (PAM4) signaling and leverages existing PAM4 available […]

Samsung Announces PCIe 5.0 SSD for Enterprise Servers

SEOUL – Dec. 23, 2021 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the PM1743 SSD for enterprise servers, integrating the PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) 5.0 interface with Samsung’s advanced sixth-generation V-NAND. “For over a decade, Samsung has been delivering SATA, SAS and PCIe-based SSDs that have been recognized for outstanding performance and reliability by leading […]

Cornelis Fabric Tapped by DOE / NNSA for Advanced Sim

Cornelis Networks announced it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) as an HPC network provider for the NNSA’s Tri-Laboratory Commodity Technology System 2 (CTS-2) system contract. NNSA’s Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program recently awarded Dell Technologies a contract to deliver computing systems totaling more than 40 petaflops to […]

Astera Labs Targets 400/800G Ethernet Connectivity Bottlenecks with Smart Cable Modules

SANTA CLARA, CA, U.S. – November 15, 2021 – Astera Labs, a maker of connectivity solutions for intelligent systems, today announced its new Taurus Smart Cable Module (Taurus SCM) portfolio designed to overcome performance bottlenecks in data center Switch-to-Switch and Switch-to-Server interconnects running up to 100G/Lane for 200/400/800 GbE. The Taurus SCM enables cloud system […]

Astera Labs Claims 1st CXL 2.0 Memory Accelerator SoC Platform

SANTA CLARA, CA, U.S. – November 15, 2021 – Astera Labs, make of connectivity solutions for intelligent systems, today announced its new Leo Memory Accelerator Platform for Compute Express Link (CXL) 1.1/2.0 interconnects to enable disaggregated memory pooling and expansion for processors, workload accelerators, and smart I/O devices. Leo overcomes processor memory bandwidth bottlenecks and […]

Human Brain Project’s EBRAINS Shares Laptop-to-Supercomputer Brain Simulator

EBRAINS, a new digital research infrastructure set up by the EU-funded Human Brain Project, has made available a brain simulation software, called NEST 3, for use in fields such as neuroscience and robotics. NEST 3 is designed to enable a better representation of entire populations of neurons and to optimize simulator performance. “NEST 3 boosts […]

Arqit and Juniper Networks in Alliance to Address Quantum Security Threats to Networks

London – September 15, 2021 – Arqit Quantum Inc. (“Arqit”), developer of quantum encryption technology and Juniper Networks, maker of AI-driven networks, have signed a ‘Technology Alliance Partner Connect’ agreement to explore network security technology that will protect against quantum security threats. Cyber-attackers regularly target networks to disrupt business operations. Arqit and Juniper will explore how network […]

Amphenol: 112Gb/s Interconnect with eTopus Products for IP Solutions

San Jose, Sept. 14, 2021 – Amphenol ICC, the global leader in connector technology, design and manufacturing, and eTopus Technology, a pioneer of ultra-high-speed ADC/DSP-based SerDes for wireline applications including data center, cloud, edge, and 5G base stations, today announced the development of a 112Gb/s interconnect technology built on their products. This combined solution is […]

DOE Funds $6M to 5 Labs for Science Applications over 5G Networks

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today said it will provide $6 million in funding for five research and development projects to advance 5G wireless networking for science applications.  A list of awards is below. The national laboratory-led projects will conduct research aimed at adapting the nation’s emerging fifth generation, or 5G, mobile network to the needs […]

Intel’s Infrastructure Processing Unit Targets Hyperscaler Data Centers

Intel has unveiled a programmable networking device for hyperscalers and their massive data center infrastructures. Called the Infrastructure Processing Unit and announced at Intel made the announcement during the Six Five Summit, it’s a networking device is intended to help cloud and communication service providers cut overhead and free up performance for CPUs, to better utilize […]