PLDA Announces SATA Express™ Support in Their Industry-leading XpressRICH3-AXI PCIe® IP

San Jose, California – August 3, 2015 – PLDA, the industry leader in PCI Express® controller IP solutions, today announced that its XpressRICH3-AXI PCIe® 3.0 IP is now fully compliant with the SATA Express™ standard. This breakthrough IP product leverages the popular and flexible PCIe interface while expanding it to deliver the benefits of SATA Express for design projects in the SSD space.  In order to achieve compliance with the SATA Express specification, PLDA added new features to its leading XpressRICH3-AXI soft IP that enabled compatibility with NVMe and AHCI. Integration of this capability delivers the two interfaces required for SATA Express implementation.