Growing development ecosystem provides complete FPGA-based PCI Express solutions
SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19 / / - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), the world's leading supplier of programmable logic solutions, today announced a vast array of solutions for the PCI Express(R) protocol based on Xilinx(R) Virtex(TM)-5 LXT FPGAs. The solutions include software/driver development kits, reference designs, and IP from a growing list of companies that make up an ecosystem of independent design service and IP vendors. The solutions offer proven compatible technology providing users a jumpstart on PCI Express product development thus accelerating time-to-market. These ecosystem solutions are immediately available from CG-CoreEl systems, Jungo, and Northwest Logic. Additional companies and solutions are currently in development and scheduled to be rolled out in the months to come.
"The support from our development ecosystem is a testament to the importance of solutions for PCI Express based product development," said Anil Telikepalli, senior marketing manager at Xilinx. "Xilinx is committed to providing our customer base with complete solutions to expedite design and development of Xilinx FPGA-based applications. We achieve this through continuous innovation both inside Xilinx and by working closely with our ecosystem providers."
PCI Express Solutions for Xilinx Virtex-5 LXT FPGAs
o CG-CoreEl Pvt. Ltd.: 1G PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet NIC reference
design leveraging all available Virtex-5 FPGA embedded gigabit
transceivers, Ethernet blocks and integrated Endpoint block for PCI
Express. Available in September 2007, this reference design illustrates
system level design fundamentals and integration, as well as the use of
a TCP-IP offload engine (ToE) enabling faster packet processing.
o Jungo Ltd.: WinDriver, world's leading device driver development kit,
enables extremely fast development time of PCI Express compatible
device drivers. Allows designers to develop at the application level
while maintaining kernel mode performance. Jungo is offering a special
60-day, fully featured WinDriver evaluation accompanied by full and
free technical support.
o Northwest Logic: Offers a high-performance DMA design for the
Xilinx(R) integrated Endpoint block for PCI Express. This solution is
fully customizable, enabling customers to quickly develop
high-performance PCI Express designs. Based on the Xilinx development
kit for PCI Express, this solution integrates the Xilinx Endpoint block
for PCI Express and Northwest Logic's full-featured DMA Design back-end
driver for PCI Express. Demo application provides a complete,
pre-packaged PCI Express solution. Optionally, the solution may also
include Northwest Logic's high-performance DDR2/DDR SDRAM Controller
and multi-port front-end.
All above ecosystem solutions for PCI Express are available at http://xilinx.com/pciexpress.
Xilinx, Inc. is the worldwide leader of programmable logic solutions. For more information, visit http://www.xilinx.com/.
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