It's official! The U.S.
economy has been in a recession for the past year.
And, the global
credit crunch and economic recession has pulled the semiconductor industry down
to the point of entering its eleventh recession.
"I'm sorry it's
happening," said US
President George W. Bush, referring to the global financial crisis. In fact we
are all sorry but we can’t be moping around, can we? As the ex-Intel chief
executive, Craig Barrett, argued "Regardless of what happens, the only way
to get out of a recession is with new products. Collectively, we need to invest
and bring new technology into the market."
must design to innovate their way out of recession. And to help you do just
that, we are launching the innovative Encounter Digital Implementation
System - a next generation high-performance, high-capacity RTL-GDSII design
closure solution for advanced node, ultra large-scale, ultra performance/power
design flows. Encounter Digital Implementation System offers the
Industry’s first end-to-end parallel-processing solution that enables all
steps of the design flow to be multi-CPU enabled - from floorplanning,
placement, routing, extraction to timing and signal integrity signoff,
resulting in the fastest (high velocity) path to best quality of silicon. You
can read more about Encounter Digital Implementation System at http://www.cadence.com/cadence/newsroom/press_releases/pages/pr.aspx?xml=120308_edi
Implementation System can help you
tackle the worst of your challenges on leading-edge 45- and 32-nanometer
designs – with 100 million or more instances, 1,000-plus macros, operating
speeds exceeding 1GHz, ultra-low power budgets, and large amounts of mixed-signal
content. It has been developed working in close collaboration with over
20 customer partners who have extensively used, validated and now, deployed it.
You can read more about customer comments and feedback at http://www.cadence.com/cadence/newsroom/features/pages/feature.aspx?xml=edi
I invite you to
experience and explore all aspects of the new Encounter Digital
Implementation System, and in the process become a specialist in the latest
requirements and techniques to address complex flat and hierarchical design
closure, advanced signoff, low power, mixed-signal, and advanced node design.
Of course, to keep it exciting, we’ve got great prizes you can win along the
way. Find out more at http://www.cadence.com/products/di/encounter/pages/default.aspx
Remember, a recession
can actually provide you an opportunity to break away from the pack. So,
how can you overcome the paralysis in a recessionary environment? How can you
create success while others sit on the sidelines, waiting it out?
Innovate your way out of the recession
…with the new Encounter Digital Implementation System!