Sican Shows Largest Revenue Growth Rate Among Top 10 Worldwide Semiconductor IP Vendors Palo Alto, CA, June 5, 2000 - According to the newly published 1999 Worldwide Semiconductor Intellectual Property Market Share Rankings by the Dataquest/Gartner Group, Sican showed the largest revenue growth rate among the top 10 worldwide semiconductor IP vendors at 64.3% compared to 1998.
Sican placed sixth among the top 10 companies for total IP revenue in Europe, and ninth among the top 10 companies for total IP revenue in the Americas.
Driven by the trend toward system on chip (SOC) or system level integration (SLI), the IP market is growing at a rate well above the overall semiconductor market. With more than 250 engineers, state-of-the-art design methodology, highly optimized core technology, and a verification program that ensures high quality and performance, Sican is ideally positioned to continue its remarkable growth and further increase its market share within the $417 million IP market. As part of a complete solution, Sican complements its synthesizable cores "DesignObjectsâ " with a comprehensive suite of design services including analog and digital ASIC design, system integration and software development.
"We are driven to provide our customers with the best IP solutions using our newly adopted platform IP approach. Sican's partnership with ARM® gives us access to the industry's leading RISC architecture and to a broad installed base. Our goal is to have our customers win the time-to-market race with Sican IP" says Stefan Tamme, President of Sican Microelectronics.
Sican is a leading provider of IP (intellectual property) and design services. Based on our 70+ strong IP library we offer solutions in the fields of audio/video signal processing, broadband media access, bus interfaces, cryptography and networking. Major Markets served are Consumer/Multimedia, Home Networking, Professional Networking, and Car Infotainment. As an ARM-approved member of the ARM® Technology Access Program, Sican provides a large number of ARM-ready building blocks and the engineering might and experience to help you integrate the purchased IP into your system. For more information, visit Sican at http://www.sican.com
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Gabriele Collier, Marketing Communications Manager
Sican Microelectronics Corp.
1032 Elwell Court, Suite 222
Palo Alto, CA 94303
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