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Astera Labs Adds New Managers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — April 19, 2022 — Astera Labs, maker of connectivity solutions for intelligent systems, today announced several leadership appointments to support accelerated company growth and drive product development in strategic markets. The new senior leaders include Sanjay Charagulla as vice president and general manager of the Memory Connectivity Business Unit, Richard Ward […]

Astera Labs Announces Production Release Aries PCIe 5.0 and CXL 2.0 Smart Retimers for Cloud Connectivity

SANTA CLARA, Calif. March 9, 2022 — Astera Labs, a connectivity solutions for intelligent systems company, today announced that its Aries Smart Retimers for PCI Express (PCIe) 5.0 and Compute Express Link (CXL) 2.0 have entered mass production. The company said its first-to-market Aries Smart Retimer portfolio successfully completed rigorous interoperability testing with key industry […]

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 […]

Astera Labs Secures $50M in Series-C Funding

SANTA CLARA, CA – September 27, 2021 – Astera Labs, maker of connectivity solutions for intelligent systems, today announced raising $50M as part of an oversubscribed Series-C funding round led by Fidelity Management and Research. Fidelity was joined in this funding round by Atreides Management and Valor Equity Partners, with continued participation from existing investors […]

Astera Labs and Avery Design Partner on CXL 2.0 Verification for Smart Retimer Portfolio

Tewksbury, MA., April 28, 2021 — Avery Design Systems, a functional verification solutions company, today announced that Astera Labs, a connectivity solutions for intelligent systems specialist, successfully used Avery’s Compute Express Link (CXL) 2.0 and PCI Express (PCIe) 5.0 Verification IP (VIP) and services in developing its Aries Smart Retimer portfolio. The Avery CXL 2.0 and PCIe […]

Astera Labs lands funding for purpose-built connectivity solutions

Today Astera Labs announced that it has closed its Series B funding with renowned technology investors including Sutter Hill Ventures, Intel Capital, Avigdor Willenz, and Ron Jankov. This investment round, along with a strategic collaboration with TSMC for manufacturing, positions Astera Labs to rapidly scale production of its Aries Smart Retimer, the world’s first Smart Retimer Portfolio for PCI Express (PCIe) 4.0 and 5.0 solutions, and to accelerate development of additional product lines for Compute Express Link (CXL) solutions. “We are very proud of the significant industry traction for our Aries Smart Retimer Portfolio which has been extensively tested with all major CPU, GPU and PCIe 4.0 endpoints,” said Jitendra Mohan, CEO, Astera Labs. “We look forward to accelerating this momentum by partnering with such a distinguished group of technology and manufacturing heavyweights to develop purpose-built connectivity solutions for data-centric systems.”