Facility in Pune, will Provide Research and Development for Storage Area Networking ASICS, Systems and Software
Ahmedabad, December 02, 2004 - eInfochips, a leading provider of ASIC design services, embedded systems solutions and IP cores to global blue-chip technology companies, has been selected by QLogic Corporation (Nasdaq: QLGC) to set up and operate a QLogic Design Center in Pune. The design center will operate as an extension of the QLogic engineering team headquartered in southern California. Engineers at the QLogic Design Center will focus on core research and development of new products for the rapidly growing storage area networking (SAN) market.
"QLogic is a product and technology leader in markets for SAN ASICs, host bus adapters, switches and software," says Frank Berry, vice president of corporate marketing for QLogic. "The domain expertise of eInfochips will enable QLogic to maintain technology leadership as global competition increases."
Pratul Shroff, CEO, eInfochips, says "eInfochips has been at the forefront in driving the national agenda of moving up the value chain from "spec to silicon to system." Our silicon, system and software expertise proved to a perfect fit for the broad portfolio of QLogic technology and products."
eInfochips has a state-of-the-art 16000 sq. ft. design center employing over 200 design engineers in Ahmedabad. For the Pune center, eInfochips has earmarked $1.5M over 2 years and plans to ramp up to a team strength of 50-60 engineers in the first year of operation.
Powered by QLogic
Since 1993, over 50 million QLogic products have shipped inside servers, workstations, RAID subsystems, tape libraries, disk and tape drives. These products were delivered to small, medium and large enterprises around the world. Powering solutions from leading companies like Cisco, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NEC, Network Appliance, Quantum, StorageTek and Sun Microsystems, the broad line of QLogic controller chips, host bus adapters, network switches and management software move data from storage devices through the network fabric to servers. A member of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100, QLogic was named to the following during fiscal year 2004: (i) Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list for the fourth consecutive year; (ii) Forbes' Best 200 Small Companies for the fifth consecutive year; and (iii) Business Week's list of 100 Hot Growth Companies. For more information visit www.qlogic.com.
eInfochips Inc., based in Santa Clara, CA and Ahmedabad, India, is a leading provider of ASIC design services, Embedded systems solutions and IP cores. The Company's capabilities extend from Specification to Silicon, with knowledge spanning ASIC/SoC Design and verification, automated verification methodologies using HVL, eVC development, physical layout & implementation, firmware development, DSP hardware & algorithms and board design. The company's India and US design centers have delivered SoC and Embedded solutions to a variety of customers thus increasing their cost-effectiveness, reducing their time-to-market and growing their market strength. For more information visit www.einfochips.com.