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Extend reach with Aries Smart Retimers

Learn how our Aries Smart Retimers extend reach and overcome signal integrity for complex topologies with advanced diagnostics features for PCIe 4.0/ 5.0 and CXL.

Intel Vision 2022

Check out this demo video from Intel Vision featuring our Aries PCIe® Smart Retimers enabling robust PCIe 5.0 connectivity with KIOXIA America, Inc. SSDs and Intel Corporation’s Sapphire Rapids CPU.

Intel Innovation 2021: Astera Labs, Broadcom, Intel & Samsung PCI Express® 5.0 Demo

Astera Labs joined Broadcom, Intel, and Samsung at Intel Innovation 2021 to demonstrate seamless end-to-end PCI Express® (PCIe®) 5.0 interoperation at 32GT/s.

Aries CXL™ Smart Retimer Demo: CXL Ecosystem Interop with Intel and Synopsys

Industry’s first demonstration of a fully formed CXL™ link between an Intel root complex, an Aries CXL Smart Retimer and Synopsys end point IP.

Articles & Insights

3 Key Takeaways from the Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) Conference and Expo

Earlier this month, Astera Labs participated in the largest-ever multi-vendor interoperability demo hosted by the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) where more than 30 member companies came together to showcase next-generation control management, electrical, and optical technologies. At the show, Astera Labs demonstrated compliance of its Taurus Ethernet Smart Cable Modules™ (SCM) with the OIF’s Common… Read More »

Let’s Get Real with CXL at MemCon!

Join us at this industry-first memory event focused on end users and systems, taking place Tuesday March 28 through Wednesday March 29 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. In today’s data centers, the exponential growth in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications is driving the need for a significant increase in memory…. Read More »

Astera Labs Joins the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) Interoperability Demo at OFC 2023

Partnering with Intel and Supermicro, Astera Labs will demonstrate CXL memory expansion using our industry-leading Leo Smart Memory Controllers running real-world workloads and compare performance benchmarks for direct attach memory vs. CXL attach memory implementation for large in-memory applications. This demonstration will also highlight how our Aries Smart Retimers enable longer PCIe (PCI Express) 5.0 and CXL 1.1. signal reach to implement complex topologies. Both Leo and Aries product lines are in advanced sampling stage and ready for deployment in Cloud servers.

The Importance of Security Features in a CXL Memory Controller to Protect Mission-Critical Cloud Data

The explosion of modern applications such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning is changing the very nature of computing and transforming businesses. These applications have opened myriad ways for companies to improve their business development processes, operations, and security and to provide better customer experiences. To support these applications, platforms are being designed… Read More »