Peter Clarke, EETimes Europe
April 23, 2014
Cadence Design Systems Inc. moved into the top four of semiconductor IP core suppliers in 2013 spurred by its renewed IP strategy and acquisitions of Tensilica and Cosmic Circuits, according to market analysis company Gartner Inc.
Cadence had not figured in the top ten at all in Gartner's 2012 ranking for semiconductor IP.
The Semiconductor design IP market grew by 11.5 percent in 2013 to a value of $2.45 billion, according to Gartner. Processor licensor ARM Holdings plc had a 43.2 percent share of design IP revenue. Synopsys was second with 13.9 percent and Imagination Technologies third with 9.0 percent.
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