Denali Showcases Technology Advancements at Intel Developer Forum

2/27/2004 - Denali Software, Inc., is highlighting its latest technology advancements at the Spring Intel Developer Forum (IDF) this week at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Denali product demonstrations will showcase its electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) solutions for complex chip interfaces in IDF Booth Number 538 in the PCI Express Community and in IDF Booth Number 352 in the Memory Community.

"The additional focus this year on PCI Express and DDR2 memory technology makes IDF an important event for us and for our customers," says Kevin Silver, vice president of marketing, Denali Software. "We are especially pleased to be an inaugural member of new Memory Implementers Forum. As a supplier of design and verification solutions for DDR2 memory systems, we are seeing a rapid increase in the interest and adoption of this technology within our customer base. We expect the Memory Implementers Forum to be a success, and we look forward to providing key contributions to this effort."

"PCI Express and DDR2 memory are two significant technology advancements arriving this year on computing platforms," remarks Jim Pappas, director of initiative marketing, Enterprise Platform Group, Intel Corporation. "Denali has long been an active participant in Intel's Developer Network for PCI Express technology and a participant in the Network's IDF community. Their participation in the Memory Implementers Forum extends their reach in influencing industry standard innovation within the computing arena."

Denali's DatabahnTM memory controller IP supports DDR1, DDR2, and dual mode DDR1-2 operation, and is licensed by over 40 leading semiconductor and system companies for use in commercial chip designs. The silicon-proven Databahn IP is library independent and covers solutions from .18-micron to .08-micron technologies, and supports DRAM device frequencies from 100-400MHz (200-800MHz data rate).

Denali PureSpecTM is the most widely used verification IP for PCI Express system development. PureSpec models all devices in the topology, and all protocol layers of the PCI Express specification. The product contains thousands of assertions that ensure compliance with the PCI Express specification, and interoperability with other PCI Express devices. PureSpec also supports the Advanced Switching standard, and is integrated to all commercial simulators, testbench tools, and verification languages.

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About Denali Software, Inc.
Denali Software Inc. is the world’s leading provider of EDA tools and Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) solutions for chip interface design, integration, and verification. More than 400 companies worldwide use Denali’s tools, technology, and services to design and verify complex chip interfaces for communication, consumer, and computer products. For more information, please visit Denali at or contact Denali directly at: 650-461-7200, or email:

Denali, The Denali logo, Databahn, eMemory, MMAV, and PureSpec are trademarks of Denali Software, Inc. ConvergenSC is a trademark of CoWare, Inc. CoWare is a registered trademark of CoWare, Inc. in the United States. PCI Express is a trademark of PCI-SIG.

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