San Jose , CA / Meerbusch ( Germany ) -- March 2, 2006
-- GDA Technologies, Inc., the fast growing Silicon Valley-based IP and Electronic Design Services (EDS) company, has named BlackForest EDA as its representative in an effort to extend the reach of its sales channel throughout Central Europe . With this partnership, the rapidly growing GDA, which already boasts four design centers across the world, will feature sales representation in Europe , a growing market for GDA's business.
“BlackForest EDA brings knowledge of the design services market, business, customer contacts, and local territory presence, which will help GDA service customers in the Central European territory,” noted Prashant Rangnekar, Vice President of Sales at GDA Technologies.
We are very excited to represent GDA, given their expertise in full turnkey IC, IP, systems and software design, backend implementation, and physical verification,” added Juergen Kessler, General Manager of BlackForest EDA. “GDA now brings the benefits of cost-effective design and dedicated design center capabilities to European customers, enabling them to be competitive in the global market.”About GDA Technologies:
GDA is a leading Electronic Design Services (EDS) and Silicon Intellectual Property (SIP) solution provider for the Embedded, Networking, and Consumer Electronics Markets. GDA specializes in designing ASICs, FPGAs, IPs, boards, SoCs, software, and complete systems from concept to product. The company has successfully developed products in the areas of desktop, server, and embedded computing, digital audio and video applications, Internet appliances, and voice and data networking applications. In the IP domain, GDA has been the leading solution providers for fast interconnect technologies such as PCI Express, HyperTransport, RapidIO, Ethernet, and Advanced Switching, with many licenses sold in computing, networking, and communications markets. GDA is headquartered in San Jose , California , and has satellite design centers in Boston , Sacramento , Chennai, Bangalore , and Kochi . For more information, visit www.gdatech.comAbout BlackForest EDA :
BlackForest EDA, based in Meerbusch , Germany , is an EDA manufacturer's representative firm formed in 2003. Its mission is to give leading-edge EDA software manufacturers and Electronic Design Services companies access to the European market. Juergen Kessler, BlackForest EDA's founder, is a graduate engineer with more than 18 years of experience in the semiconductor and EDA industries. For additional information, visit BlackForest EDA online at www.blackforest-eda.de