Speed and Storage Top Two Design File Management Issues; IP Reuse Growing in Importance
LOS GATOS, Calif., May 15, 2012 – IC Manage, Inc. today announced the availability of its fourth annual “Global Design Management Report”, which covers the results of a 524 respondent survey of IC design professionals.
IC Manage’s Global Design Management Report 2012 covers the following findings from an industry-wide April 2012 independent, anonymous worldwide survey:
1. Driving reasons to use a design management system: 2009 – 2012
2. IP reuse and logistics management critical features
3. Design Management system adoption
4. Open Source design management missing functions
5. Design File Management Issues, including EDA tool slowdown due to network storage bottlenecks, and issues with symbolic links for disk space management
“Speed and storage are the top concerns with design file management,” said Dean Drako, President and CEO at IC Manage. “Additionally, IP reuse has more than doubled in importance as a design management driver over the last two years, with bug dependency management the leading DM challenge. It is vital that a design management system deliver all these technologies to design and verification teams. ”
IC Manage’s Global Design Data Management report can be read at:
In other news today, the company announced its IC Manage Views storage acceleration software – a version aware, virtual file system that removes network storage bottlenecks to achieve Zero-Time Sync™ (ZTS) for local and remote sites, and drastically reduce disk space usage.
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, and bug tracking, plus maximize reuse of existing assets through swift derivations of existing IP. IC Manage is headquartered at Suite 100, 15729 Los Gatos Blvd., Los Gatos, CA. For more information visit us at www.icmanage.com.