World's most widely used FPGAs achieve revenue of $100M in a single quarter -
$500M cumulative since introduction
SAN JOSE, Calif., January 21, 2004 - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), the world's leading programmable logic supplier, today announced it has achieved record revenue of $100M in a single quarter and $500M in cumulative revenue since product introduction for its industry-leading Virtex™-II series FPGAs. Based on their industry-leading capacity, performance, and cost-effectiveness, Xilinx® Virtex FPGAs are the number one choice of designers worldwide. With consistent evolution of the FPGA architecture, Xilinx Virtex-II, Virtex-II Pro™ and the most recently introduced Virtex-II Pro X FPGAs, have enabled many leading-edge applications in cellular base stations, high-end networking and storage equipment, broadcast video, and test and measurement equipment.
"Our technology leadership has enabled Xilinx to deliver a unique combination of advanced features, density, performance and cost-effectiveness in Virtex-II series FPGAs. The marketplace has agreed, making Virtex-II series devices the most popular FPGAs in the world," said Erich Goetting, vice president and general manager of the Advanced Products Group at Xilinx. "This popularity has also led to an unparalleled ecosystem of third party software tools, intellectual property cores, design services, and support."
About Xilinx Virtex-II Series FPGAs
Xilinx Virtex-II series Platform FPGAs deliver the highest performance and highest density of any programmable logic solution available today. Benchmarks show a 38 percent system performance advantage over the closest competitor. With densities ranging from 40,000 to eight million-system gates, Xilinx Virtex-II solutions are empowered by advanced design tools for logic and system design that reduce development time through fast design entry, powerful synthesis, smart implementation algorithms, and efficient verification capabilities.
Xilinx Virtex-II Pro and Virtex-II Pro X devices are the world's first and only FPGAs to offer integrated PowerPC embedded technology and the first to offer high-speed serial solutions supporting any speed between 622 Mbps to 10.3125 Gbps. These multiple PowerPC CPUs, multi-gigabit serial transceivers, and high-speed signal processing blocks are offered at no additional charge, providing unequaled capability and value for today's system design requirements.
Xilinx is the worldwide leader in complete programmable logic solutions. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.