- Alibaba, Cisco, Dell EMC, Facebook, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Huawei, Intel Corporation and Microsoft team up on the new Compute Express Link (CXL) technology to accelerate rapidly growing data workloads such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, rich media services, High-Performance Computing and Cloud applications.
- CXL Specification 1.0 ratified to address growing high-performance CPU-to-Device, interconnect needs and provide improved memory coherency for higher performance of data-intensive applications.
- The new open standard will help foster an open accelerator ecosystem for high performance, heterogeneous computing. Interested member companies and institutions are encouraged to join.
BEAVERTON, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba, Cisco, Dell EMC, Facebook, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Huawei, Intel Corporation and Microsoft today announced the formation of a new industry standard group dedicated to advancing Compute Express Link (CXL), a new high-speed CPU-to-Device and CPU-to-Memory interconnect designed to accelerate next-generation data center performance. The group of companies also ratified the CXL Specification 1.0, an open industry standard that delivers breakthrough performance for emerging usage models while supporting an open ecosystem for data center accelerators and other high-speed enhancements.