Memcon 2004, Santa Clara, California November 9, 2004
– GDA Technologies, Inc., a fast growing supplier of Intellectual Property (IP) and Electronic Design Services (EDS), today announced that it has joined the LSI Logic RapidChip® Partner Program to deliver quality IP solutions. The RapidChip Partner Program offers customers ready-to-use, fully verified and best-in-class products and services to develop advanced, next-generation technologies.
“GDA is elated to be associated with the LSI Logic RapidChip Partner Program. The ability of the RapidChip platform to deliver a low latency, high system performance, low risk path for building multi-gigabit serial interface designs along with the faster time-to-market at affordable NRE cost shall greatly benefit our IP customers.” said Prakash Bare, vice president of IP Business at GDA Technologies. "We strive to deliver quality IP solutions and take pride in LSI Logic’s selection of our IP cores for their RapidChip Platform ASICs."
“GDA is a proven supplier of high quality, compliant and interoperable high speed interconnect IP such as PCI Express, HyperTransport, RapidIO, Advanced Switching, Gigabit Ethernet, SPI4 and we are pleased to offer GDA IP to our RapidChip customers,” said Ronnie Vasishta, vice president of Technology Marketing at LSI Logic. “RapidChip customers can easily integrate their design functionality with GDA IP and with LSI Logic’s industry-compliant high-speed SerDes and embedded standard processors, pre-built on a RapidChip slice.”About RapidChip
The RapidChip® semiconductor platform combines the high-density, high-performance benefits of cell-based ASICs with the fast time-to-market and customization benefits of FPGAs, and the proven IP benefits of ASSPs. Targeting the communications, consumer, storage and other markets, RapidChip Platform ASICs use LSI Logic's high-performance field-tested CoreWare® IP, customizable logic, embedded memory, and innovative design concepts to significantly reduce design and manufacturing risk and costs. RapidChip Platform ASICs also provide a fast and seamless migration path to full standard-cell ASIC driving unit costs even lower. Unique to RapidChip Platform ASICs is the customer-friendly interface that dramatically simplifies the underlying complexity of the design tools and flows associated with SoC design. Rule sets automatically manage architectural design, verification, and physical design About GDA Technologies
GDA Technologies Inc. is a leading Electronic Design Services (EDS) and Silicon Intellectual Property (SIP) solution provider for the embedded, networking, and consumer electronics markets. GDA specializes in designing ASICs, FPGAs, IPs, boards, SoCs, software and complete systems from concept to product. GDA has successfully developed products in the areas of desktop, server, and embedded computing, digital audio and video applications, Internet appliances, and voice and data networking applications. In the IP front, GDA has been the leading solution provider for fast interconnect technologies such as PCI Express, HyperTransport, RapidIO, Ethernet and Advanced Switching with many licenses sold in compute, networking and communication markets. GDA is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has satellite design centers in Boston, Sacramento, Singapore, Chennai and Bangalore, India. The GDA web site is http://www.gdatech.com
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