Server

ExpressLane™ PCI Express Switches & Bridges, FastLane™ PCI to PCI / PCI-X devices, and NetChip™ USB Controllers provide various benefits to rack-mount, blade and stand-alone servers.

  • Enable Cost Effective Expansion of End Points and Slots
  • Allow Further I/O Expansion via Riser Cards
  • Provide Easy PCI to PCI Express Conversion

Rack-mount

A rackmount server is a server that is intended to fit into industry-standard-sized computer racks and cabinets.

Application Benefit Document Product Family Featured Devices
Server and Storage Systems PCIe Fan-Out for SSD Apps ExpressApps#78
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8624
Servers and Storage Failover for Server and Storage systems using x16 port
PCIe switches
ExpressApps#68
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8648
Servers Expands PCIe Slots & End Points ExpressApps#13
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8532
Servers Support PCIe-based Servers with PCI-X I/O Cards ExpressApps#51
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8114

Blade

A Blade Server is a self-contained server, designed for high density requirements. A Blade Server houses a number of individually packaged computers, referred to as blades. A blade consists of a motherboard with at least one processor and other components.

Application Benefit Document Product Family Featured Devices
Server and Storage Systems PCIe Fan-Out for SSD Apps ExpressApps#78
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8624
Servers and Storage Failover for Server and Storage systems using x16 port
PCIe switches
ExpressApps#68
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8648
Servers Create Low-Cost Backplane/Fabric ExpressApps#57
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8648
Servers Expands PCIe Slots & End Points ExpressApps#13
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8532
Servers Create PCIe Slots & End Points ExpressApps
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8548

Stand-alone

A Stand-alone Server operates independently and is self-contained.

Application Benefit Document Product Family Featured Devices
Server and Storage Systems PCIe Fan-Out for SSD Apps ExpressApps#78
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8624
Servers and Storage Failover for Server and Storage systems using x16 port
PCIe switches
ExpressApps#68
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8648
Servers Expands PCIe Slots & End Points ExpressApps#13
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8532
Servers Provides Easy PCI to PCIe Conversion ExpressApps#19
(PDF)
PEX 8000 PEX 8112