Data Center, Networking and HPC Products

Alpha Data is a leading supplier of high performance Xilinx® FPGA based plug-in acceleration engines for Data Center applications.

Since 1993 Alpha Data has been providing parallel hardware solutions to help our customers realize their computational goals.




The ADM-PCIE-7V3 and the ADM-PCIE-KU3 boards leverage Xilinx's All Programmable FPGAs and the SDAccel development environment for OpenCL, C and C++ to accelerate processing, increase data throughput, and deliver power optimized solutions for large scale data center computing clusters"


Dave Tokic, senior director of Partner Ecosystems and Alliances.

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ADM-PCIE-9V3ADM-PCIE-8K5
ADM-PCIE-8V3ADM-PCIE-KU3
ADM-PCIE-7V3

ADM-PCIE-9V3

ADM-PCIE-8K5

ADM-PCIE-8V3

ADM-PCIE-KU3

ADM-PCIE-7V3

Photo of adm-pcie-9V3Photo of adm-pcie-8K5Image of openpower logoImage of sdaccel logoPhoto of adm-pcie-8V3Image of openpower logoPhoto of adm-pcie-KU3Image of openpower logoImage of sdaccel logoPhoto of adm-pcie-7V3Image of openpower logoImage of sdaccel logo
FPGA FamilyXilinx Virtex UltraScale PlusXilinx Kintex UltraScaleXilinx Virtex UltraScaleXilinx Kintex UltraScaleXilinx Virtex 7
Form Factorx16 Half Length low profile PCI Express Cardx8 Half Length low profile PCI Express Cardx16 Half Length low profile PCI Express Cardx16 Half Length low profile PCI Express Cardx8 Half Length low profile PCI Express Card
PCI Express InterfaceGen4 x8 or Gen3 x16 InterfaceGen3 x8 InterfaceDual[1] Gen3 x8 InterfaceDual[1] Gen3 x8 InterfaceGen 3 x8 Interface
On Board Memory2x banks of 1G x 72, DDR4-24002x banks of 1G x 72, DDR4-24002x banks of 1G x 72, DDR4-24002x 8GByte DDR3 1600MT/s SODIMMs2x 8GByte DDR3 1333MT/s SODIMMs
External Network InterfaceDual QSFP28 each capable of 100G EthernetDual SFP+ each capable of 10G EthernetDual QSFP28 each capable of 100G EthernetDual QSFP capable of 40G EthernetDual SPF+ capable of 10G Ethernet
Other External InterfacesUSB board management (built-in JTAG) customizable GPIO Dual Firefly Interfaces - providing 8 x 28Gbps linksDual Firefly Interfaces - providing 8 x 16Gbps linksUSB board management (built-in JTAG) customizable GPIO Dual Firefly Interfaces - providing 8 x 28Gbps linksDual SATA Interfaces capable of up to 6Gb/s data rates. External Sync (PPS) interfaceDual SATA Interfaces capable of up to 6Gb/s data rates.
Link to product pages

ADM-PCIE-9V3 Product Page

ADM-PCIE-8K5 Product Page

ADM-PCIE-8V3 Product Page

ADM-PCIE-KU3 Product Page

ADM-PCIE-7V3 Product Page

[1] - where supported by the host motherboard


Hardware and Software Support

Alpha Data Hardware and Software Support Example PCI Express® Bridge Design, memory tester, SATA and Ethernet test designs[1].
Customers also get access to the Alpha Data data center support site.
Visit the Alpha Data Support page for more details
or contact Alpha Data at info@alpha-data.com for further details.
Xilinx® Software Support SDAccel™ Development Environment[2],
Vivado® Design Suite
Xilinx® Data Center Software
High Level Synthesis (HLS) Tools
Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (CAPI) Support

Alpha Data in conjunction with Xilinx and IBM have created a design process for creating CAPI designs with the ADM-PCIE-7V3, ADM-PCIE-KU3 and ADM-PCIE-8K5.

See the CAPI Webpage for full details on the CAPI offering for Alpha Data products.
3rd party IP and Software Support Intilop
Auviz Systems
Chevin Technology
Falcon Computing
[1] - Supplied upon purchase of hardware and reference design
[2] - Contact your local Xilinx sales representative or Xilinx authorized distributor for further information




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