Connecting FPGAs
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Connecting FPGAs
to Business
Applications

Xelera makes FPGAs accessible to commercial applications in the data center and in the cloud, enabling customers to run their business in true real-time and to optimize their operations.



Products

Product Portfolio

Potential assessment with Xelera Predict.

Seamless stack integration with Xelera Suite.

Plug-and-Play acceleration with Xelera Analytics, Xelera DB and Xelera Net.

Predict
Assess performance gains, costs and savings when migrating business applications to FPGAs.
Suite
Connect business applications with FPGA technology
Analytics
Accelerate complex data analytics applications
DB
Accelerate performance-critical operations in databases
Net
Handle large-scale IoT infrastructure with FPGAs at the network edge

Company

Vision

Due to the growing data volume and connectivity, businesses are increasingly required to build up enhanced real-time processing capabilities. FPGAs will become an integral part of tomorrow’s data centers, cloud services and IoT infrastructure, powering a broad range of constantly evolving business applications.

FPGA Technology in the Data Center

The FPGA technology can provide orders-of-magnitude acceleration to business-critical applications using Big Data analytics, machine learning, database management and to IoT infrastructures. FPGAs boost the energy efficiency of data center servers and can substantially reduce TCO.

Our Mission and Value Contribution

Despite the tremendous benefits delivered by FPGAs, there still exists a large gap between applications and the processor technology today. Xelera Technologies develops software to bridge this gap.

Management Team

Combining top technical expertise with management expertise and tight links into the FPGA ecosystem

Dr. Felix Winterstein

Co-Founder, CEO

- 8 years of experience in FPGA development & tooling

Andreas Duffner

Co-Founder, COO

- 30 years of experience in global business consulting & management

Dr. Andrea Suardi

Co-Founder, Head of FPGA Solutions

- 11 years of experience in FPGA development & tooling

Alexander Lange

Co-Founder, Head of Software Engineering

- 4 years of experience in software engineering

Advisory board

Prof. Andreas Koch

Head of the Embedded Systems and Applications Group at TU Darmstadt

Prof. George Constantinides

Head of the Circuits and Systems Group at Imperial College London

Partners

Awards

Markets

Data Center Operation

Workload acceleration combined with the reduced power draw results in energy savings, relaxed cooling requirements, space savings and reduced TCO.

Data Center Software

True real-time processing of large data volumes, for example in real-time decision processes and live predictive analyses in areas such as banking & insurance, consumer, health & pharmaceutical, IT services, logistics, manufacturing, retail & wholesale and telecom.

Data Center Suppliers

Bringing the performance of FPGAs into commercial applications by ensuring efficient and safe plug-and-play use of FPGA accelerators in the data center.

Cloud Services

Enabling application providers to leverage the performance of FPGAs and offer acceleration to cloud applications in an “as-a-service”-manner.

News

November 2017

Xelera at Data Center World Frankfurt (booth 239)

Xelera presents at the Data Center World Exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany
https://www.datacentreworld.de

Xelera presents demo at SuperComputing'17 in Denver

Xelera presents a demo of an FPGA-accelerated data analytics application (k-means clustering) jointly with its partner Gidel at SC'17
https://sc17.supercomputing.org

Xelera wins 2nd price at HessenIdeen competition

Xelera (previously F-Technologies) wins the second price in the state-wide start-up competition HessenIdeen
https://www.hessen-ideen.de

August 2017

Start of EXIST funding period

The start-up funding period for F-Technologies (later Xelera Technologies) starts.

Join us

FPGA Engineer

Job Summary

We are hiring an FPGA engineer to support the development of our FPGA middleware and plugin portfolio for data center and cloud deployments.


Key Qualifications

You have a profound FPGA engineering background, with Verilog or VHDL experience and with the tools around the FPGA design cycle. Strength in high-level synthesis technology is a plus.


Description

Depending on your background, you will either help porting customer applications from conventional processor technology to FPGAs, or work on novel methods to enable “as-a-service consumption” of FPGA accelerators in the data center and the cloud.

Software Engineer

Job Summary

We are hiring a software engineer to help us tying FPGAs closer to modern software stacks.


Key Qualifications

You have a solid background in software engineering, primarily with C/C++. You love Linux and hardware-near programming and have a good understanding of OS internals. Experience with parallel computing using OpenCL or CUDA is a big plus.


Description

You will join our team working on frameworks for failure safety and workload deployment, life-cycle management, virtualization and open infrastructure on FPGA-enhanced data center servers.