World's most widely used FPGAs achieve cumulative revenue of $3B - Best selling FPGA series of all time; over 12x nearest competitor SAN JOSE, Calif., April 26, 2005
- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), the world's leading programmable logic supplier, today announced it has achieved record revenue of $3 billion for its Virtex FPGA series. Based on their industry-leading capacity, performance, and cost-effectiveness, Xilinx® Virtex FPGAs are the number one choice of designers worldwide. With consistent evolution of the FPGA architecture, Xilinx Virtex FPGAs have continued to expand in usage since their introduction in 1997 to become the premier Platform FPGA solution in the industry. With today's 90nm Virtex-4 multi-platform FPGA family, designers of logic, embedded processing, DSP, and high-speed serial applications can select from 17 devices and three domain-optimized platforms. A multi-platform approach makes it possible for customers to select the optimal mix of resources for their application to achieve the highest functionality and breakthrough performance at the lowest cost.
"Since its initial introduction, the Virtex series has evolved to become a true platform for programmable systems used by designers in applications ranging from wireless base station and other communications equipment, to high-end consumer and automotive," said Erich Goetting, vice president and general manager of the Advanced Products Group at Xilinx. "The latest generation Virtex-4 family is the only programmable platform in the world that provides users with logic, embedded processing, DSP capabilities and high-speed serial transceivers, all supported by complete hardware and software design tools and intellectual property cores."About Xilinx Virtex-4 Platform FPGAs
Named 2004 Product of the Year
by Electronic Products Magazine, Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGAs deliver more options, higher performance and lower power than any other FPGA family available today. Manufactured using the world's first triple-oxide 90nm CMOS technology with 11-layer metal interconnect, Virtex-4 devices represent a quantum leap in programmable device architecture, technology, and system design capabilities. With more than 100 technical innovations, the Virtex-4 family consists of 17 devices and three domain-optimized platforms; Virtex-4 LX FPGAs optimized for logic-intensive designs, Virtex-4 SX FPGAs optimized for high-performance signal processing, and Virtex-4 FX FPGAs optimized for high-speed serial connectivity and embedded processing. Devices are shipping now. For more information on the Virtex-4 product family, visit www.xilinx.com/virtex4
Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) is the worldwide leader of programmable logic solutions. Additional information about Xilinx is available at www.xilinx.com