APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, WINDOWS SYSTEMS AND NETWORK
businesswire | April 26, 2023
Alphawave Semi, a global leader in high-speed connectivity for the world’s technology infrastructure, today announced the bring-up of its first connectivity silicon platform on TSMC’s most advanced 3nm process with its ZeusCORE Extra-Long-Reach (XLR) 1-112Gbps NRZ/PAM4 serialiser-deserialiser (“SerDes”) IP.
An industry-first live demo of Alphawave Semi’s silicon platform with 112G Ethernet and PCIe 6.0 IP on TSMC 3nm process will be unveiled at the TSMC North America Symposium in Santa Clara, CA on April 26, 2023.
The 3nm process platform is crucial for the development of a new generation of advanced chips needed to cope with the exponential growth in AI-generated data, and enables higher performance, enhanced memory and I/O bandwidth, and reduced power consumption. ZeusCORE XLR Multi-Standard-Serdes (MSS) IP is the highest performance SerDes in the Alphawave Semi product portfolio and on the 3nm process will pave the way for the development of future high performance AI systems. It is a highly configurable IP that supports all leading edge NRZ and PAM4 data center standards from 1112 Gbps, supporting diverse protocols such as PCIe Gen1 to Gen6 and 1G/10G/25G/50G/100 Gbps Ethernet.
This flexible and customizable connectivity IP solution together with Alphawave Semi's chiplet-enabled custom silicon platform which includes IO, memory and compute chiplets, allows end-users to produce high performance silicon specifically tailored to their applications. Customers can benefit from Alphawave Semi’s application optimized IP-subsystems and advanced 2.5D/3D packaging expertise to integrate advanced interfaces such Compute Express Link (CXL™), Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express™ (UCIe™), High Bandwidth Memory (HBMx), and Low-Power Double Data Rate DRAM (LP/DDRx/) onto custom chips and chiplets.
“We are thrilled to be one of the first companies to successfully demonstrate our highest performance silicon platform with our XLR 112G Ethernet and PCIE6.0 SerDes IP on TSMC’s most advanced 3nm technology,” said Tony Pialis, CEO and co-founder of Alphawave Semi. “This represents a significant step forward in our execution of Alphawave Semi’s strategy to be a vertically integrated semiconductor leader in high-speed connectivity. Thanks to our rapidly growing partnership with TSMC through the Open Innovation Platform® (OIP), we continue to deliver innovative, high-performance custom silicon and IP solutions to our customers in data center, compute, networking, AI, 5G, autonomous vehicles, and storage applications.”
“Alphawave Semi continues to see growing demand from our hyperscaler customers for purpose-built silicon with very high-speed connectivity interfaces, fueled by an exponential increase in processing of AI-generated data,” said Mohit Gupta, SVP and GM, Custom Silicon and IP, Alphawave Semi. “We're engaging our leading customers on chiplet-enabled 3nm custom silicon platforms which include IO, memory, and compute chiplets. Our Virtual Channel Aggregator (VCA) partnership with TSMC has provided invaluable support, and we look forward to accelerating our customers' high-performance designs on TSMC's 3nm process.”
About Alphawave Semi
Alphawave Semi is a global leader in high-speed connectivity for the world's technology infrastructure. Faced with the exponential growth of data, Alphawave Semi's technology services a critical need: enabling data to travel faster, more reliably and with higher performance at lower power. We are a vertically integrated semiconductor company, and our IP, custom silicon, and connectivity products are deployed by global tier-one customers in data centers, compute, networking, AI, 5G, autonomous vehicles, and storage. Founded in 2017 by an expert technical team with a proven track record in licensing semiconductor IP, our mission is to accelerate the critical data infrastructure at the heart of our digital world.
HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE, WINDOWS SYSTEMS AND NETWORK
businesswire | May 03, 2023
365 Data Centers, a leading provider of network-centric colocation, cloud solutions and network connectivity, announces its full suite of enterprise service capabilities have been expanded to 8 new data center locations and 35 new Points of Presence (PoPs). This single provider solution benefits agents, resellers and direct customers by offering a single provider with one MSA, one support team and one invoice for full-stack colocation, network, cloud and IT support services. 365 Data Centers’ complete infrastructure-as-a-service solution is now made easy for master agents and resellers with services available across 20 data centers, with reach to an additional 124 network PoPs and over 450 peering partners.
In the last year, 365 Data Centers has added eight new data center facilities located in Alpharetta (GA), Aurora (CO), Carlstadt (NJ), Marlborough (MA), Philadelphia-Downtown (PA), Rancho Cordova (CA), Richardson (TX), and Smyrna (GA). With the addition of these markets, 365 Data Centers now operates 20 colocation facilities across the U.S., which are home to 111 carriers with 300 carrier Points-of-Presence (“PoPs”) across primarily edge markets.
In addition to integrating new markets, 365 Data Centers is focused on continuing to deliver reliable and secure colocation, network, and cloud data center services. The provider offers industry-leading, comprehensive IP blend offerings, as well as redundant and BGP options within its facilities, in addition to seamless connectivity to data and applications hosted in the cloud.
“We are excited to meet with industry leading partners and resellers at the Channel Partner Expo in Las Vegas starting on May 1, 2023 so that we can bring them simplified and comprehensive solutions for their enterprise customers,” comments Steve Oakie, Chief Revenue Officer of 365 Data Centers. “Finalizing the integration of the Sungard Availability Services assets we acquired has propelled our capabilities to be ranked among the top 50 data center operators by DigitalInfra. The additional facilities and network capabilities further solidify us as the leading network-centric edge data center provider in the U.S.”
365 Data Centers’ unique capabilities brings fully integrated Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions to enterprise customers across the nation. Simplifying service delivery, management, and ongoing operations is how 365 Data Centers helps companies realize Technology Humanized™.
About 365 Data Centers:
365 Data Centers is a leading provider of hybrid Data Center solutions in 20 strategic, primarily edge, markets. Along with network-centric Data Centers in Alpharetta (GA), Aurora (CO), Boca Raton (FL), Bridgewater (NJ), Buffalo (NY), Carlstadt (NJ), Chicago (IL), Commack (NY), Detroit (MI), Fort Lauderdale (FL), Herndon (VA), Nashville (TN), Marlborough (MA), Philadelphia-University City (PA), Philadelphia Downtown (PA), New York City (NY), Rancho Cordova (CA), Richardson (TX), Smyrna (GA), and Tampa(FL). The company also operates a resilient, low latency, nationwide fiber network and 4 cloud regions. 365 serves more than 1,700 customers.
APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE, DATA STORAGE, IT SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
PR Newswire | May 10, 2023
Colocation provider Element Critical is proud to announce that Megaport's industry-leading Network as a Service (NaaS) platform is launching across its national data center platform. Element Critical's Austin One Data Center was the first facility to introduce the cloud interconnectivity solution. The enhanced EC Cloud Connect capabilities are now also available to Chicago, Silicon Valley, and Houston data center customers.
As a result of Element Critical's partnership, customers can take advantage of Megaport's Software Defined Networking (SDN) and cloud interconnection services to connect their colocated IT assets directly to multiple cloud providers, interconnect to their branch offices, and reach additional managed services providers — all through a single, manageable network port. These services offer Element Critical customers the dependability they need for their cloud backbone with greater control and cost management capability. Megaport's platform delivers an efficient and simplified process for customers to optimize their network agility and flexibly scale IT resources without the need for physical infrastructure changes.
Through EC Cloud Connect, customers can have access to Megaport's global ecosystem of over 360 service providers, including AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, and Oracle Cloud. By leveraging Element Critical's established network, customers can provision connections with same-day turn-up and add additional connections as needed on-demand. Megaport's application programming interface (API) and web-based portal make it easy for customers to manage network connections and monitor their traffic with real-time flexibility.
"We are excited to offer our customers access to Megaport's global network as a service platform in our Chicago, Silicon Valley, and Houston locations," said Ken Parent, Chief Executive Officer at Element Critical. "Our goal is to provide our customers with the best possible infrastructure solutions, and Megaport's SDN and cloud interconnection services are a key component of many of our customers' hybrid platform strategies."
With the implementation of Megaport in its data centers, Element Critical provides customers with a powerful network solution to support their success and ensure customers can continue to expand and innovate in an increasingly interconnected world.
About Element Critical
Element Critical is among the fastest-growing data center service providers in the United States, with locations in Chicago, Austin, Houston, Silicon Valley, and Virginia. Led by an executive team composed of industry veterans, the company features an expanding portfolio of Hybrid IT-ready facilities in strategic markets across the country with a steadfast commitment to meeting the diverse needs of today's business and technology leaders. For more information, visit www.elementcritical.com.
Megaport is a leading provider of Network as a Service (NaaS) solutions. The company's global Software Defined Network (SDN) helps businesses rapidly connect their network to services via an easy-to-use portal or our open API. Megaport offers agile networking capabilities that reduce operating costs and increase speed to market compared to traditional networking solutions. Megaport partners with the world's top cloud service providers, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, as well as the largest data center operators, systems integrators and managed service providers in the world. Megaport is an ISO/IEC 27001-certified company. www.megaport.com