AMIRIX Chosen to Join Xilinx's Diamond 3rd Party Design Center Program
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA - November 20, 2001 - AMIRIX Systems Inc. announced today that they have been invited to become a certified member of Xilinx's Diamond 3rd Party Design Center Program, a premier version of Xilinx's XPERTS Partner program which focuses on Platform FPGA design.
With the advent of platform-based designs, Xilinx recognized the need to expand its program to include an elite network of global turnkey design services providers that can address complete, system-level integration, thereby helping customers take full advantage of Xilinx's next generation Virtex-II Platform FPGAs. System architects and designers now have easy access to leading certified design centers with expertise in Virtex-II Platform solutions like DSP, high speed system interfaces, and embedded hard and soft processors.
"We are very pleased to have AMIRIX Systems join our new Diamond 3rd party design centers program," said Umesh Bhat, XPERTS Program Manager of Product Solutions at Xilinx. "Their vast accumulated knowledge and design expertise in board, FPGA, and embedded software design over the past 20 years, will prove to be a tremendous asset to our customers developing embedded systems using our latest generation of FPGAs."
AMIRIX has a wealth of design expertise, an intellectual property portfolio, and project management capabilities. With demonstrated skills and experience in complex system level integration, AMIRIX helps Xilinx customers accelerate time-to-market for platform-based designs.
"We are ready to solve today's demanding system-on-chip hardware platform development challenges," said Denise King, VP Technology at AMIRIX. "We can help Xilinx customers reduce the risk of system-level integration from concept to production by utilizing our proven methodology for development, design reuse, IP encapsulation and integration, and system verification."
About Xilinx XPERTS Program
Xilinx, Inc. of California established the XPERTS Program to provide its customers with access to a worldwide network of certified design consultants. XPERT members are certified and have extensive expertise and experience with Xilinx technology in various vertical applications, such as DSP, communications and networking, video and image processing, system I/O interfaces, and home networking. XPERTS partners are an integral part of Xilinx strategy to provide its customers with cost-efficient design solutions, while speeding time-to-market. For more information on Xilinx visit www.xilinx.com.
About AMIRIX Systems Inc.
AMIRIX develops scalable, customized embedded systems solutions for the telecommunications market that are complete, reliable and easy to use. AMIRIX helps clients build their business by combining Intellectual Property (IP) products with design services for hardware platforms, embedded software and systems integration. Industry leaders use AMIRIX's innovative technology solutions in products such as switches, routers and gateways for network access controls. An ISO 9001 approved company, AMIRIX maintains its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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