SmartDV Speeds Delivery of its New CXL Verification IP

July 15, 2019

Press Release

SmartDV Speeds Delivery of its New CXL Verification IP

First Verification IP Available for New Protocol Based on PCIe Infrastructure.

SmartDV™ Technologies today announced immediate availability of its latest Verification Intellectual Property (IP) to support Compute Express Link (CXL), a new high-speed CPU-to-device and CPU-to-memory interconnect to accelerate the performance of next-generation data centers.


SmartDV, the Proven and Trusted choice for Verification IP, is the first Verification IP solutions provider to support the CXL technology based on the industry-proven PCI Express® (PCIe®) infrastructure. CXL Specification 1.0 is an open standard that delivers performance improvements for emerging usage models while supporting an open ecosystem for data center accelerators and other high-speed enhancements.


"CXL is an important new open source standard with the backing of a broad coalition of enterprise computing industry leaders," remarks Deepak Kumar Tala, managing director SmartDV. "Implementations of CXL are happening and offers us a clear opportunity to be the first to market with a fully verified Verification IP solution for CXL. Our proprietary SmartDV Compiler and talented engineering group allows us to rapidly bring new Verification IP such as CXL to market quickly."


Delivering SmartDV's CXL Verification IP


SmartDV's CXL Verification IP is fully compliant with revision 1.0 of the CXL Specification and provides a smart way to verify the CXL's bi-directional bus protocol. It is supported by all major verification languages and methodologies, including open verification methodology (OVM), universal verification methodology (UVM) and SystemC.

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