BANGALORE, India – July 04 2005
– MindTree Consulting, one of the leading Indian IT consulting companies and ARM [(LSE:ARM); (Nasdaq:ARMHY)], today announced that MindTree Consulting has joined the ARM Approved Design Center
(ADC) Program, highlighting ARM’s growing momentum in the Indian market. MindTree Consulting joins other ADC Program Partners such as IBM, Cadence and Synopsys, which benefit from reduced time to tape-out and can mitigate critical design risk through access to ARM’s worldwide support organization.
“As an ARM Approved Design Center Partner, MindTree has developed highly optimized design solutions for the embedded technology market,” said Janakiraman S, president and CEO, R&D Services, MindTree Consulting. “By combining MindTree’s domain knowledge and design expertise, with ARM processors, tools and development techniques, we will ensure we expand our solution offering to customers and provide a sound technology platform to our developers.”
"It is especially important for our Partners in fast-growing markets to have a local support network and resources to produce next-generation products without sacrificing time-to-market," said Atul Arora, president, Commercial Operations, ARM. "ARM is looking to increase its partnership with Indian companies, and the ADC program is yet another way to work with the local market."
About the ARM Approved Design Center Program
ARM Approved Design Center Program Partners must go through a strict qualification process to become an ARM Approved Design Center. This includes a design flow audit, training on implementing designs with ARM processors, tools, AMBA® interface peripherals and development techniques. Each Design Center must demonstrate its own unique skills in specific technology domains, as well as end-market expertise. The ARM Approved Design Center Program also provides additional benefits such as geographic and time-zone locality and local language support.
About MindTree Consulting
MindTree Consulting is an international IT company that delivers affordable technology solutions through global development. MindTree’s R&D Services combines expertise in semiconductor IP, hardware and software to offer complete product realization services. MindTree address the needs of the Communication, Wireless and Consumer appliances industries to create their next generation products with strong domain expertise in ASIC/SOC Design, IP development, board and system and embedded software. MindTree’s licensable technologies help customers to achieve cost and time benefits. These include UWB, Bluetooth, echo cancellation and noise reduction and VOIP.
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes 16/32-bit RISC microprocessors, data engines, 3D processors, digital libraries, embedded memories, peripherals, software and development tools, as well as analog functions and high-speed connectivity products. Combined with the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. More information on ARM is available at http://www.arm.com.
ARM is a registered trademark of ARM Limited. AMBA is a trademark of ARM Limited. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders. “ARM” is used to represent ARM Holdings plc; its operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries ARM INC.; ARM KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan; ARM France SAS; ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.; ARM Belgium N.V.; AXYS Design Automation Inc.; AXYS GmbH; ARM Embedded Technologies Pvt. Ltd.; and ARM Physical IP, Inc.