PLX Goes to PCI-SGI Workshop to Test PCI Express Technology

12/11/2003 - PLX Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLXT), the leading supplier of standard I/O interconnect silicon to the communications, server, storage and embedded-control industries, announced it will test its new switching device based on PCI ExpressTM technology at the PCI-SIG® PCI Express compliance workshop, Dec. 15 - 17, in Milpitas, Calif.

PLX will showcase the PLX® switches based on PCI Express technology, scheduled for production in 2004, in a range of applications.

"This compliance workshop will showcase the successful interoperability of PLX's PCI Express technology, demonstrating it in a way that translates into real-world applications," said Akber Kazmi, PLX senior marketing manager. "This is a tremendous opportunity for PCI-SIG members and design community in general to prove to the industry that the PCI Express has arrived."

The PCI-SIG, the special interest group responsible for PCI Express, PCI and PCI-X industry-standard I/O technologies, is conducting the compliance workshop as an opportunity for PCI-SIG members to test their products for compliance to PCI-SIG specifications. The first PCI Express compliance workshop, this event reflects expected availability of number of components and solutions based on the new I/O technology.

Leveraging Extensive PCI Experience, Bringing PCI Express Devices to Market
PLX has a long, successful history in the communications, storage, server and embedded-control industries, and continues to provide PCI solutions to those markets. Leveraging its extensive PCI knowledge, PLX is able to apply this experience to the development of PCI Express products. As a result, PLX is streamlining the migration of PCI to PCI Express and helping to drive the adoption of PCI Express technology through a variety of efforts, such as the above-mentioned interoperability event.

PLX has been developing I/O interconnect solutions since 1986.

About PLX Technology
PLX Technology, Inc. (, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., USA, is the leading supplier of standard I/O interconnect silicon to the communications, server, storage and embedded-control industries. The PLX solution provides a competitive edge to our customers through an integrated combination of high-performance silicon, hardware and software design tools, and partnerships. These innovative solutions enable our customers to develop equipment with industry-leading performance, scalability and reliability. Furthermore, the combination of PLX product features and supporting infrastructure allow customers to bring their designs to market faster. PLX PCI-based devices are designed into a wide variety of applications across multiple industries.

PLX is a trademark of PLX Technology, Inc., which may be registered in some jurisdictions.

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