Cadence Selects inSilicon Technology for System-on-Chip Design Services
SAN JOSE, Calif.----March 30, 2000-- inSilicon Corporation -- a leading provider of communications technology for complex systems-on-a-chip -- today announced a licensing agreement with Cadence Design Systems, the leading supplier of electronic design products and services.
Under the terms of this agreement, inSilicon will provide communications technologies and simulation models to the Cadence Design Services worldwide organization. Cadence system-on-chip (SOC) design teams will have access to the inSilicon suite of communications technology, which includes Ethernet, VCI, USB, IEEE 1394, PCI-X, PCI, IrDA and AGP cores.
``We are in the business of helping our customers bring their information-age products to market as quickly as possible,'' stated Bob Wiederhold, senior vice president of worldwide design services, Cadence Design Systems. ``We selected inSilicon's proven technology for its high level of reusability and compliance with communication industry standards. Now, our customers worldwide can benefit from the combination of Cadence expertise and inSilicon technology.''
``Cadence's world-wide strength in design services coupled with inSilicon's communications focus and expertise, delivers a comprehensive solution for system-on-chip designs,'' said Wayne Cantwell, president and chief executive officer of inSilicon.
inSilicon Corporation is a leading provider of communications and connectivity technology used by semiconductor and systems companies to design complex systems-on-chip that are critical components of digital devices. InSilicon's technology provides customers faster time-to-market, and reduced risk and development cost.
The Company's enabling communications technologies, including Ethernet, USB, PCI, IEEE 1394 are used in a wide variety of markets encompassing communications, consumer, computing, and office automation. Information about inSilicon products and technologies is available at http://www.in-silicon.com.
As the world's leading provider of electronic design services with 13 design centers and over 900 design engineers worldwide, Cadence helps customers realize their vision for information-age electronic products. The company offers world-class design and application expertise in wired and wireless communications, information appliances, and industrial electronics, together with best-in-class design methodologies and tools, pre-staged intellectual property and integration platforms.
With this unique set of qualifications, Cadence can execute projects of any size or scope, from product specifications through implementation in software and hardware to test development, certification, and factory hand-off -- enabling customers to meet their time-to-market needs.
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