PLX Details ExpressFabric at Server Summit Event

PLX Details ExpressFabric at Server Summit Event 
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/26/12 --  PLX Technology, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PLXT), a leading global supplier of high-speed connectivity
solutions enabling emerging data center architectures, today
announced Larry Chisvin, PLX(R) vice president of strategic
initiatives, will deliver a presentation on the role of a PCI Express
(PCIe)-based ExpressFabric(R) in uniting all hardware within the
racks of data centers. ExpressFabric is a PLX-initiated method for
extending the PCI Express(R) (PCIe(R)) standard from its current
dominant presence inside servers, switches and storage appliances to
a central position as a fabric. 
The PLX presentation is part of the Server Design Summit's Cloud
Track Session A-202, titled Cloud Server Design, on Wednesday
November 28 at 2:00 P.M., at the Santa Clara Marriot Hotel, in Santa
Clara, Calif. Visit for registration and
conference information. 
A PCIe-based ExpressFabric offers system designers the ability to
combine different data types in a single converged pathway. The PCIe
convergence model and ongoing software development being implemented
is designed to be compatible and will co-exist with Ethernet,
InfiniBand and other fabrics in the data center. All devices and
subsystems offer native PCIe, thus allowing immediate use of an
existing infrastructure, whereas any other approach adds bridging
devices that inherently increase latency, cost and power. Small- to
medium-sized clusters (20 to 1,000 CPU nodes, on one to eight racks)
are best suited for ExpressFabric technology. 
Additional Resources:  

--  ExpressFabric Webpage:
--  Q&A with VP Engineering on ExpressFabric (HPCwire)
--  A Case for PCI Express as a High-Performance Cluster Interconnect
--  PCI Express fabric: Rethinking data center architectures (Embedded
--  PLX preps PCI Express fabric amid server debate (EE Times)
--  Using PCI Express as a fabric for interconnect clustering (EE Times)
--  PCI Express over optical cabling: Performance, simplicity, efficiency
    (Network World)
--  PLX videos:
--  PLX data books and collateral:

About PLX
 PLX Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLXT), based in Sunnyvale,
Calif., USA, is an industry-leading global provider of
semiconductor-based connectivity solutions primarily targeting the
enterprise and consumer markets. The company develops innovative
software-enriched silicon that enables product differentiation,
reliable interoperability and superior performance. Visit PLX on, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. 
ExpressFabric, PLX and the PLX logo are trademarks of PLX Technology,
Inc., which may be registered in some jurisdictions. All other
product names that appear in this material are for identification
purposes only and are acknowledged to be trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective companies. 
Editorial contact: 
Jerry Steach
CommonGround Communications (for PLX)
Tel: (415) 222-9996 
PLX contact:
David Hurd
Communication Director
Tel: (408) 328-3594 
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