LOS GATOS, Calif., August 9, 2012– IC Manage, Inc. today announced that Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR), the world’s leading provider of programmable logic devices, has signed a multi-year license agreement for the IC Manage Global Design Platform™ (GDP), including IP Central™, for use across the company’s worldwide development sites. Altera adopted IC Manage design management solutions to achieve higher IP reuse, trace bug interdependencies, and improve multi-site collaboration.
Altera’s programmable logic devices are used widely in myriad electronic systems, including: automotive; industrial; medical; test and measurement; and wireless and wire line applications.
Altera chose IC Manage to help shorten design time and increase financial return on internal IP assets. Development teams can efficiently manage their design data and bug information from project start through tape out. Altera also is taking advantage of IC Manage IP Central’s ability to maximize IP reuse by providing close collaboration between managers, IP creators, chip designers, and verification engineers, enabling them to rapidly publish and reuse their IP, while tracking IP usage and its associated bug history.
“IC Manage GDP and IP Central have robust functionalities, so the ramp-up has been quick, and we are achieving significant productivity gains,” said Yaron Kretchmer, Senior Manager, Engineering Infrastructure, Altera. “In less than a month, we have been able to fully deploy the IC Manage design and IP management system on complex projects involving hundreds of Altera engineers across the globe.”
“IC Manage is delighted to add Altera, a leader in programmable logic solutions, to our list of customers,” said Dean Drako, IC Manage President and CEO. “We are glad Altera has quickly leveraged our leading solutions to realize productivity and time-to-market gains for the challenges of next-generation programmable logic designs.”
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IC Manage provides high performance design and IP management solutions for companies to efficiently collaborate on single and multi-site designs. IC Manage lets designers dynamically track, control and distribute library, block-level and SOC design data, including configurations and properties. Design teams can improve product quality, designer productivity, team collaboration, bug dependency tracking, plus maximize IP reuse. IC Manage is headquartered at Suite 100, 15729 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos, CA. For more information visit us at www.icmanage.com.