Denali's Broad Portfolio of Predictable Protocol Verification IP Products and Protocol Expertise Key Deciding Factors
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2010 -- Denali Software, Inc., a leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and intellectual property (IP), today announced that Marvell, a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions, has signed an expanded business agreement that establishes Denali as an IP partner thus enabling a company-wide adoption of Denali's comprehensive line of verification IP (VIP) products to speed the design and verification of Marvell's future products for various applications. Marvell is using Denali's PureSuite™ compliance suite, PureSpec™ and MMAV™ for functional verification of complex interface protocols such as: PCIe 3/2/1, USB 3/2, Ethernet, and SATA 3/2. By utilizing Denali's products, Marvell's design and verification teams can improve their time-to-market with lower risk of integration errors, integrate the IP seamlessly into their design and verification methodology and deliver the confidence that their end-products are designed to properly interoperate with these industry standard interfaces.
"Our leadership in technology innovation and successful delivery of highly complex SoCs and our track record of first-silicon successes are complemented by Denali and their ability to meet a variety of our product requirements," said Dr. Pantas Sutardja, vice president and Chief Technology Officer and Chief Research and Development Officer at Marvell. "Denali has provided impressive design tool quality, performance and protocol expertise. They have demonstrated their protocol expertise with the latest specifications and we look forward to our continued collaboration with Denali as we develop our next-generation applications."
"Denali understands the important technical challenges facing Marvell's design methodology for chip and system development. Our verification IP products, which include support for the latest PCIe, USB, SATA and Ethernet specifications help to ensure that Marvell will be able to meet aggressive schedules for their designs," said David Lin, vice president of Marketing at Denali Software. "Our industry leading products will help Marvell's SoC designers accelerate their design time, meet their performance goals and help them achieve a competitive advantage."
About Denali VIP Solutions
Denali's best-in-class, standards-based verification IP (VIP) solutions provides more than 500 companies worldwide the latest technology to design and verify complex chip interfaces for communication, consumer, and computing products. Denali's MMAV™ and PureSpec™ products are part of a comprehensive VIP portfolio for predictable compliance of memories and protocol interfaces. Denali's VIP seamlessly integrates into various testbenches, languages, simulators, and is compliant with popular advanced verification methodologies (e.g., OVM, VMM, eRM, etc.). For more info about these products, visit www.denali.com/purespec.
About Denali Software
Denali Software, Inc., is a world-leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and intellectual property (IP) for system-on-chip (SoC) design and verification. Denali delivers the industry's most trusted solutions for deploying USB, PCI Express, NAND Flash and DDR DRAM subsystems. Developers use Denali's EDA, IP and services to reduce risk and speed time-to-market for electronic system and chip design. Denali is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and has offices around the world to serve the global electronics industry. More information about Denali, its products and services is available at www.denali.com.