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Pre-silicon SoC validation on FPGA prototype

Complex multi-FPGA Debug

Parallel FPGA system testing with multiple sites, targets and users


  • Capture Terabytes at 800 MHz for test and analysis
  • Access FPGA prototypes from multiple locations
  • Compatible with any FPGA prototyping system
  • Improves enterprise-level test infrastructure scalability & management
  • Fast test execution over large number of cycles with actionable visibility
Exostiv Blade positioning
Exostiv Blade enables multi-site, multi-target, multi-user FPGA test infrastructures.

Video demonstration

Exostiv Blade – Managing multiple sites, targets and users.
Exostiv Blade test setup with multiple targets and sites, with Python API
This post reviews key Exostiv Blade features as a multi-user and multi-target appliance for FPGA debug, verification and test. It includes a video demonstration of Exostiv Blade in action.


  • AMD FPGA support
  • RTL, netlist and post P&R (ECO) insertion
  • Connects to FPGA transceivers at up to 28.125 Gbps
  • Compact, Tower & 2U modular chassis available
  • Up to 1.350 Tbps bandwidth for 1.536 TB trace storage
  • Simultaneous capture from multiple FPGA at target speed of operation
  • Multi-user capable host
  • Client application for remote control (Win64, Linux, MacOS)
  • Python for automation, post-processing & use in CI environment
  • Waveform viewer for local and remote waveform databases

Exostiv Blade waveform viewer

Standard configurations

Standard packages are displayed below. Contact us for customized configurations.

Exostiv Blade 400

Exostiv Blade 400E

Exostiv Blade 1200E

  • 450 Gbps (4 x 112.5 Gbps QSFP28)

  • 64 GB (16 GB per connector)

  • Remote Access

  • Multi-User

  • Multi-FPGA

  • 450 Gbps (4 x 112.5 Gbps QSFP28)*

  • 64 GB (16 GB per connector)*

  • Remote Access

  • Multi-User

  • Multi-FPGA

* Upgradeable

  • 1.350 Tbps (12 x 112.5 Gbps QSFP28)

  • 1.536 TB (128 GB per connector)

  • Remote Access

  • Multi-User

  • Multi-FPGA

Detailed technical specifications

System Overview & Supported Devices

Supported FPGA devicesXilinx Series 7, Zynq, Ultrascale and Ultrascale+
EXOSTIV Blade connectivity with targetQSFP28 - QSFP-DD - QSFP+
SFP28 - SFP+
Samtec ARF6
Other (contact us)
EXOSTIV Blade Capture Client Software1 seat included with Exostiv Blade;
Optional additional clients
EXOSTIV Blade Core Inserter Software1 seat included with Exostiv Blade;
Optional additional licenses seats
Required additional softwareAMD-Xilinx Vivado

Features per type of chassis


2U chassis

Max bandwidth

450 Gbps

1.350 Tbps

Max. capture mem.

512 GB

1.536 TB

Max. capture memory per connector

128 GB

128 GB

Max QSFP28 ports



Max. nodes per IP



Unlimited FPGA sampling frequency (target-dependent)

Multi-FPGA capture

Multiple IP instances per FPGA

Simultaneous users


*Preliminary. Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.


Exostiv Blade connects to FPGA chips transceivers. The standard connectivity is QSFP28, supporting up to 4 transceivers at 25 Gbps each (up to 100 Gbps per connector).
Compatible connectivity such as QSFP+ and connecting with adapters are supported – provided the bandwidth capabilities of the chosen interface.
Exostiv Blade standard and compatible connection options - standard is QSFP28 to 4 transceivers with total bandwidth of 100 Gbps per connector

Exostiv Blade IP overview
Overview of Exostiv Blade IP architecture

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