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Cadence Design Systems

A full line EDA supplier


Cadence Design Systems is the second-largest EDA company and the fourth-largest provider of semiconductor

The company develops EDA software, emulation hardware, verification IP, design IP, and offers services for hosted design and design services for advanced ICs and development of custom IP.

Cadence is organized around major design activities for semiconductor companies, including functional verification, custom IC design, digital IC design and signoff, system interconnect design, and design for manufacturing.

Cadence licenses software and IP using three license types: term, subscription and perpetual.

HQ: San Jose, CA, USA

Founded by Cadence:

Invention: URM in 2007.

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  • Type: Company