Altera Showcases FPGAs for Enterprise Flash Memory Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced it will showcase its portfolio of FPGAs supporting multiple-channel flash control and non-volatile DIMM applications at Flash Memory Summit 2011. Altera’s FPGAs provide high-performance, low-power alternatives with optimum flexibility for developing flash memory applications. Show attendees will see how Altera® FPGAs enable new applications, including support for major interfaces used in flash memory applications such as multichannel ONFI and Toggle Mode, DDR3 memory, SAS/SATA protocols and the latest generation PCI Express® (PCIe®).

What: Flash Memory Summit 2011

When: Tuesday, August 9 to Thursday, August 11, 2011

Where: Booth 212, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, C

The latest in 28-nm programmable technology will be shown at Altera’s in-booth demonstrations:

Functional PCIe interface operating on Altera’s 28-nm Stratix V FPGAs

Violin Memory’s enterprise data center solution utilizing Stratix series FPGAs as flash memory arrays to:

Accelerate business critical applications

Enable enterprises to virtualize and optimize IT infrastructures

AgigA Tech’s high-speed, high-density, battery-free nonvolatile AGIGARAM products with Altera Cyclone III FPGAs:

Fuse NAND flash, DRAM and an ultracapacitor power source (PowerGEM) into a non-volatile memory system

Target enterprise-class and embedded system equipment

Altera’s Conference Presentations:

Next-Generation Controllers 1: Inside the Latest Developments

Presenter: David McIntyre, Altera Corporation

Tutorial topic: Flash Controller Solutions and Programmable Technology

Wednesday, August 10, 8:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

Nonvolatile Design Challenges and Methodologies

Panel participant: Mike Strickland, Altera Corporation

Thursday, August 11, 8:30 a.m. to 9:40 a.m., Session 302

Future of Phase Change Memory: Technology and Applications

Panel participant: Mike Strickland, Altera Corporation

Thursday, August 11, 9:50 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., Session 306

For additional information about Altera’s participation at the event, visit

About Altera

Altera® programmable solutions enable system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost-effectively innovate, differentiate and win in their markets. Find out more about Altera’s FPGA, CPLD and ASIC devices at Follow Altera via Facebook, RSS and Twitter.

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