Virage Logic Expands Partner Program with 16 New Members

10/9/2003 - Virage Logic Corporation (Nasdaq:VIRL), a leading provider of best-in-class semiconductor IP platforms, announced it has broadened and renamed its partner program and has added 16 new members. The Virage Logic IP (VIP) Partner program replaces the Memory Alliance Program (MAP), originally established in March 2001, to better support the needs of Virage Logicís growing list of semiconductor IP platform customers. Through well-established technology alliances with more than 50 partner companies, Virage Logicís VIP partners provide complementary solutions that span several different key categories including Design Services, EDA and Test, Foundry, and Intellectual Property (IP).

ďOur customers have come to rely on us as a single source provider of silicon-proven IP. By partnering with over 50 enabling technology providers, our mutual customers benefit with access to complete solutions, accelerated design time and improved manufacturability,Ē said Greer Person, vice president of business development for Virage Logic. ďSystem-on-chip (SoC) design encompasses many decisions and activities beginning with system level conceptual design and ending with the shipment of packaged, tested parts. Our objective is to ensure that our customers move through this process as efficiently and reliably as possible.Ē

Extensive Partner Program
The VIP Partner program includes the following types of companies, including the following new members:

VIP Partners to Participate at the FSA Suppliers Expo
Virage Logic will be joined by more than 20 of its VIP partners at the FSA Suppliers Expo being held October 9, 2003, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California. Expo attendees will be able to see first hand how the VIP partner offerings complement Virage Logicís semiconductor IP platforms to provide SoC designers with access to more complete solutions, accelerated design time and improved manufacturability. For further information on the FSA Suppliers Expo, or to register, please visit

About Virage Logic
Virage Logic Corp. (Nasdaq:VIRL) is a leading provider of best-in-class semiconductor IP platforms based on memory, logic, I/Os, and IP development tools that are silicon-proven and production ready. Virage Logic meets market demands for cost reduction, while improving performance and reliability for fabless and integrated device manufacturer (IDM) companies focused on the consumer, communications and networking, handheld and portable, and graphics markets. Virage Logic is headquartered in Fremont, California and has sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, visit or call (877) 360-6690 toll free or (510) 360-8000.

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