Alpha Data Ltd

Alpha Data is a leading global supplier of high performance COTS reconfigurable computer platforms and support software. Focusing on the strategic market areas of digital signal processing (DSP), imaging systems, communications, military and aerospace and high performance computing (HPC), Alpha Data has established a global customer base and reputation for leading edge design.

Alpha Data Ltd

About Alpha Data

Company History

Alpha Data was established in 1993 to provide state of the art solutions targeted at compute intensive applications.

Alpha Data is committed to making the latest FPGA technology accessible to our customers. We provide the hardware, software and expertise to ensure rapid time to market.

Our products are interoperable with industry standards such as VPX, XMC, PMC, PCI, CompactPCI, PCI Express®, VXS and VME with popular operating systems such as Microsoft Windows™, Linux and VxWorks™.

Customers include Boeing, Rockwell Collins, JPL, Lockheed Martin, Motorola and BAE.

Company Strategy


At Alpha Data, our goal is to be the best in reconfigurable computing:

  • Best for performance
  • Best for flexibility
  • Best for scaleability

Today, see our commitment in systems based on Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale™, Virtex-7 and Zynq-7000 series FPGAs. Tomorrow, hardware may be different, but Alpha Data will still provide leading-edge systems. Like all successful companies, Alpha Data has a strong corporate culture. Ours is based on creativity and commitment:

Creativity in design, and in overcoming all obstacles to mutually rewarding business relationships with our customers.

Commitment to engineering excellence in both design and manufacture, commitment to getting the job done, and, above all, commitment to building a good relationship with the customer.

In all our dealings with you, we will never forget the vital importance of timing. All of Alpha Data's people, from top to bottom, know that the right time is now, and tomorrow may be too late.

Technology Strategy

Alpha Data's technology strategy involves ensuring that our customers are first to market, with extended time in-market. In order to achieve this Alpha Data provide:

  • The largest and fastest FPGAs available.
  • Software for industry standard operating systems.
  • Choice of industry standard platforms.
  • Seamless migration from development to embedded environments.
  • High performance flexible I/O.


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