Denali Software Design and Verification IP Adopted By Siverge Networks to Accelerate ASIC Design for Wireless Solution Providers
Denali's Configurable DDR2/3 DRAM, PHY, and Verification IP Products Enable Siverge Networks to Optimize Performance in Network Convergence ProcessorSUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Sept. 23, 2008
-- Denali Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and intellectual property (IP), today announced that Siverge Networks, a fabless semiconductor company focused on the packet evolution in carrier networks, has adopted Denali's Databahn(TM) DDR2/3 memory controller IP, integrated PHY and MMAV(TM) for their high-performance ASIC chip. Siverge's next-generation high-performance network processors allow for larger bandwidth and convergence of different protocols across networking systems and multiservice capabilities. Denali's design IP, integrated PHY, and verification IP accelerates Siverge's designers' ability to design DDR2/3 memory systems, lower their integration risk, and speed their time-to-market for their new convergence chip.
"Denali Software, our IP vendor of choice, has provided us a high-quality configurable DDR2 IP solution, and helped us achieve our design and performance requirements which were critical to our time-to-market schedule," said Uzi Zangi, vice president of Research and Development at Siverge Networks. "Our new convergence family of devices (code name Griffin) will support a large number of different interfaces, a huge number of different channels at various speeds and a uniquely wide range of protocols, thus meeting the needs of many key manufacturer and solution providers of all types of transport systems (wireline and wireless), switches and routers, multiservice switches and mobile RNC and BSC systems."
The Databahn product provides a comprehensive infrastructure for configuring, analyzing, and generating the optimal memory controller for any given application. Denali's Databahn combination DDR2/DDR3 memory controllers and Denali's Databahn PHY products achieve speeds up to 1600 Mbps. Together, they offer a powerful, multi-port solution with configurable features and functionality to satisfy system performance requirements, significantly reducing integration and interoperability risks.
Siverge Networks' Griffin (SV36xx) family of devices is Siverge's flagship product family. Griffin family of devices re-defines the price, performance, power, functionality in the layer 1, layer 2 and layer 3 telecommunication market. Some members in Griffin family are unique 'any port, any service, any system, and any network devices, targeted for next-generation transport systems as well switches and routers, multiservice switches, and Base Station Controller and Radio Network Controller systems. Other members are providing specific functionality and are introducing a refreshing cost reduction together with revolutionary integration level and without compromising feature. All of the Griffin family devices are package, pin, and software compatible enabling huge savings in research and development as well as inventory and maintenance: "one design, many (different) linecards and systems."
"High-quality IP is essential to solving DDR2/3 memory system requirements, especially when dealing with sophisticated and high-throughput applications," said Marc Greenberg, technical marketing director at Denali Software. "With our design IP products, which include support for the latest DDR2/3 specifications, we are providing customers with flexible memory systems, reducing their design risks, and enabling seamless integration into their system environment. We also realize the importance of providing a complete IP solution that helps to ensure that Siverge will be able to meet aggressive schedules for their designs and we are pleased to be working with Siverge to achieve this."About Databahn Solutions
Denali's Databahn DDR-DRAM solutions ensure compatibility with all the latest high-speed memory technologies as the configuration process is tightly integrated with Denali's database of memory component specifications, including all the latest SDRAM, DDR1/2/3, and LP-DDR1/2 devices from all major memory vendors and all vendor process nodes. Deliverables include: RTL and synthesis scripts, choice of silicon-independent DDR Soft PHY or silicon-specific DDR Hardened PHY with all common views, verification testbench, static timing analysis (STA) scripts, programmable register settings, and documentation. Databahn controllers are compliant with all the latest memory devices. For more information about Databahn DDR DRAM solutions, visit: http://www.denali.com/products/dram
Denali's MMAV product is the industry's de-facto standard solution for modeling and simulating memory during functional verification. MMAV has been used in thousands of designs to ensure correct and optimal behavior and timing between the system design and off-chip memory devices. MMAV utilizes a powerful and effective approach to modeling memory. MMAV 2008 is available immediately. Additional MMAV 2008 information and an evaluation can be requested at: http://www.denali.com/products/mmav
.About Siverge Networks
Siverge Networks is a pioneering fabless semiconductor company at the forefront of networking technology. Siverge has developed unique core technology enabling OEMs to build low-cost high-speed packet based communication systems for fast expanding Carrier Networks. Siverge's patent-pending Packet Transport SoC re-defines the technology limits of networking devices by integrating 10x more functionality and channel/port count. Siverge devices enable exceptionally high capacity, true multi-service solutions and system consolidation for Fixed and Mobile Backhauling Networks. The company is headquartered in Herzelia (Israel) with an office in Orange County, CA (US). The company was founded in 2005 and is privately held. Website: http://www.siverge.com/
.About Denali Software
Denali Software, Inc. is a world-leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for system-on-chip (SoC) design and verification. Denali delivers the industry's most trusted solutions for deploying PCI Express, NAND Flash and DDR DRAM subsystems. Developers use Denali's EDA, IP and services to reduce risk and speed time-to-market for electronic system and chip design. Denali is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and has offices around the world to serve the global electronics industry. More information about Denali, its products and services is available at http://www.denali.com
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