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MAGMA is the leading provider of PCI and PCI Express expansion solution for several industries. Manufactured and sold out of San Diego, California, MAGMA provides innovative, high-tech expansion solutions and connectivity solutions to major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), resellers and end-users in more than 45 countries. In addition to a broad portfolio of expansion and connectivity related patents, MAGMA's solutions include: PCI Express expansion, PCI & PCI-X expansion, OEM board-sets & upgrades and StorExpress high performance PCI Express flash storage solutions. For more information please visit

  • editor's comments:- in the 1990s MAGMA's first hardware connectivity product line was based on Sun Microsystems' SBus & PCI computer systems. The company manufactured a patented PCI Expansion System.

    In April 2009 - MAGMA announced a technical collaboration with Dolphin on the latter's PCIe SSD product line.
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