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Compute Express Link (CXL) is a new breakthrough high-speed CPU interconnect that enables a high-speed, efficient performance between the CPU and platform enhancements and workload accelerators.


Industry leaders Alibaba, Cisco, Dell EMC, Facebook, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Huawei, Intel Corporation and Microsoft have teamed up to form an open industry standard group to develop technical specifications that facilitate breakthrough performance for emerging usage models while supporting an open ecosystem for data center accelerators and other high-speed enhancements.

Update: The CXL Consortium™ Webinar “Introduction to CXL™” is available on BrightTalk. For a highly informative Webinar about the CXL Consortium and its groundbreaking technology, listen as Glenn Ward, CXL Consortium’s MWG Co-Chair and Chief of Staff, Cloud Server Infrastructure for Microsoft; Debendra Das Sharma, Intel Fellow at Intel Corporation; and Kurtis Bowman, CXL Consortium Board Member and Director, Server Architecture and Technologies at Dell EMC deliver a thought-provoking presentation about the organization and its innovative technology. Topics covered include the industry landscape, features and benefits, use cases and more! Learn about how the organization operates and how to get involved. The Webinar is available on BrightTalk here.

Update: The CXL Specification 1.1 Evaluation Copy and CXL 1.1 Errata are now available for Download.

Update: Technical Work Group Meetings are underway! Join Now as a Contributor to participate.


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