PLX Technology Presents Webcast: Bridging PCI to PCI Express

3/20/2003 - PLX Technology (NASDAQ: PLXT,, a leading supplier of high-speed I/O interconnect silicon to the server, storage, and communications industries, will present "Bridging PCI to PCI Express," the third of PLX's in-depth TechOnline ( Webcasts, on Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. (PST).

This presentation will provide system architects, design engineers and software developers with real-world guidance on bridging their current PCI-based server and adapter card designs to PCI ExpressTM technology. The one-hour technical Webcast defines and addresses the design complexities of systems that have both PCI Express and PCI/PCI-X components.

At the end of this one-hour presentation, the audience should understand:

"The TechOnline Webcast series is a platform from which PLX is able to inform engineers about the PCI Express architecture," said Kimkinyona Fox, a PLX PCI Express manager. "The Webcast, which is the third in a series of PLX PCI Express presentations on TechOnline, will help engineers understand how to optimize system performance when interfacing PCI Express to PCI/PCI-X components."

Leveraging Extensive PCI Experience, Bringing PCI Express Devices to Market
PLX has a long, successful history in the communications, storage and server 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.

As a member of the PCI Special Interest Group (PCI SIG®, PLX has contributed to the PCI specification, an industry resource used by designers to develop PCI-based designs. PLX is actively lending its expertise to the bridging and advanced switching groups responsible for the development of the PCI Express specifications.

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

About PLX Technology
PLX Technology, Inc. (, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., USA, is a leading supplier of high-speed interconnect silicon to the server, storage, communications and industrial-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 server, storage, industrial control, and communication applications.

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

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