PLDA to Demonstrate a Record PCIe 4.0 System Throughput at PCI-SIG DevCon

New PCIe 4.0 Development Platform Unveiled at PCI-SIG DevCon in Santa Clara, California

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 28, 2016 — PLDA, the industry leader in PCI Express® interface IP solutions today announces a demonstration of the industry’s first development platform for PCIe® 4.0. This exclusive demonstration can be viewed in PLDA’s booth at PCI-SIG DevCon, being held in Santa Clara, California on June 28-29, 2016.

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The PLDA Gen4SWITCH™ Platform Development Kit achieves a record throughput of 18 GB/s in the demonstration. PLDA’s platform includes PLDA’s XpressSWITCH IP, a multiport embedded Switch IP that enables a connection between a PCIe 3.0 upstream port and three PCIe 4.0 x4 agents. In this demonstration, three software applications are running in parallel, one for each Endpoint, measuring the Read/Write data throughput in direct or peer-to-peer mode.

According to Arnaud Schleich, CEO and Chairman of PLDA Group, “PLDA is proud to be at the forefront of PCIe 4.0 development with this architectural achievement. With the level of performance that the PLDA PCIe 4.0 Gen4SWITCH Platform Development Kit delivers, PLDA can help provide significant time-to-market and early integration and testing benefits for the most advanced PCIe customers.”

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To learn more about the Gen4SWITCH or to view the platform, visit PLDA at PCI-SIG DevCon. If you are not attending PCI-SIG DevCon, please visit Gen4SWITCH webpage or contact us at to set up a time to demo or test the Gen4SWITCH solution.

About PLDA
PLDA has been successfully delivering PCI and PCI Express IP for more than 20 years. With over 6,200 licenses, PLDA has established a vast customer base and the world’s broadest PCIe ecosystem. PLDA has maintained its leadership over four generations of PCI Express specifications, enabling customers to reduce risk and accelerate time to market for their ASIC and FPGA based designs. PLDA provides a complete PCIe solution with its IP cores, FPGA boards for ASIC prototyping, PCIe BFM/testbench, PCIe drivers and APIs. PLDA is a global company with offices in North America (San Jose, California) and Europe (France, Italy, Bulgaria).

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