Update: Synopsys Expands Security Solutions with Acquisition of Elliptic Technologies (June 29, 2015)
Feb 8th, 2012– Tokyo, Japan and Ottawa, Canada -- Elliptic Technologies, a leading supplier of security semiconductor IP and software, has partnered with ADSTEC Corp., a premier representative and distributor, to bring Elliptic's portfolio of security solutions to the Japanese market.
"We are very proud to partner with a global leader in security IP and software solutions", said Mr. Tsutomu Kojima, President and CEO of ADSTEC Corporation. "We see great synergies between the security IP solutions of Elliptic and the needs of our ASIC, SoC and embedded system customers to address security issues on their products. The tight collaboration with Elliptic will enable us to offer our customers in Japan complete, robust and top-of-the-line security solutions that can be seamlessly integrated into their custom devices with silicon validated IP and fast time-to-market. Elliptic's latest content protection solutions supporting HDCP and DTCP-IP along with their tVaultTM technology will be of great interest to Japanese customers developing Consumer Electronics and Home Entertainment devices."
"We are very pleased to partner with ADSTEC to better serve the security needs of our current and future customers in Japan," said Vijay Dube, President and CEO of Elliptic. "ADSTEC has a proven track record of providing excellent quality and customer support to their customer base in Japan. I am very confident that this partnership will further strengthen Elliptic's ability to market and support its advanced embedded security IP, software and platform solutions in Japan."
ADSTEC has extended access to customers in semiconductor, electronics, automotive, medical, security and other fields. The applications targeted by Elliptic are complimentary to markets of the existing customers of ADSTEC. Moreover, ADSTEC's core capability to understand and support advanced technologies is very advantageous for business development of IP solutions. ADSTEC's organization is structured very efficiently and can react quickly to customer needs and this will help increase the success of Elliptic security IP in the Japanese market.
Elliptic is widely recognized as a top security IP supplier that provides highly tuned, customer specific security solutions built on a combination of software and semiconductor hardware engines. Elliptic offers the industry's broadest portfolio of security engines ranging from random number generators, a wide variety of cryptographic cores such as AES, Snow 3G, Kasumi, ZUC and SHA, RSA and ECC public key accelerators, to protocol processors for IPsec, TLS/SSL/DTLS and MACsec. Software solutions include highly integrated content protection solutions such as DTCP-IP and HDCP 2.1 built for Trusted Execution Environments that integrate seamlessly with technologies like ARM TrustZone.
Elliptic's products help SoC manufacturers, OEMs, network operators and content providers secure products in a wide range of markets, from wireless, networking, home entertainment, to smart grid, automotive, card payment and medical. They are perfectly suited to the requirements of Japanese companies and Elliptic has successfully licensed cores to several established and startup customers in Japan.