The dream of any marketer is a growing demand for its product line. Let me start this blog by quoting the System Realization (part of the Cadence EDA360 strategy) section from the transcript of the recent (Q4) Cadence earnings call.
"In April (2010), we introduced the Verification Computing Platform, enabling emulation, acceleration, and simulation all on one single platform. Customers who are designing SoCs at 40nm and below find this product necessary to meet the time-to-market and quality targets. Demand for this product was exceptionally high in the fourth quarter, the result of the expanded orders from existing customers and new customers who used the platform to bring out some of this year's most extraordinary products."
Anytime the economy is recovering from a recession, we see the demand for semiconductor devices growing, and with it this increased demand for acceleration and emulation. Last year, we have seen an even sharper increase in the demand for these products at Cadence. Why?
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