News – 2008.05.28 Late Edition

Emerson Network Power Introduces SpiderWareM3 Intelligent Platform
Emerson Network Power (NYSE:EMR) announced SpiderWareM3 platform management software designed for remote management, monitoring and maintenance of multiple IPMI-compatible platforms. Available on the Centellis[TM] 500 and Centellis 1000 MicroTCA[TM] systems, and planned for the Centellis 2000 AdvancedTCA (ATCA) system, the new intelligent platform management tool enables swift assessment and assimilation of Emerson’s systems into existing middleware applications.

Tundra Rolls Out Low Power Tsi572 Serial RapidIO Switch
Tundra Semiconductor Corporation (TSX:TUN), a leader in System Interconnect, announced the Tundra Tsi572[TM] Serial RapidIO® Switch. This scalable, low power switch, adds another processor aggregation solution to Tundra’s industry-leading portfolio of RapidIO products. Cost sensitive applications can now take advantage of the powerful functionality of Tundra’s proven RapidIO Switches, including; scalability, performance, hardware multicast, and low latency.

TeamF1 Deubts Add-ons to Managed Access Point, Secure Gateway Solutions
TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software, announced the availability of advanced features in its software platform, enabling comprehensive solutions for service providers’ customer premise equipment (CPE) gateways. These features include a TR-069 component library, network stack enhancements for end-to-end QoS, advanced service provider controls, and the ability to provision value-added services over the network.

Emerson Network Power Enhances MicroTCA Portfolio
Emerson Network Power announced a broadening of the company’s MicroTCA[TM] portfolio through increased software support, new and enhanced products and a wider range of operating system choices. Moving the industry one step closer towards interoperability, the Embedded Computing business of Emerson Network Power introduced SpiderWareM3 platform management software for remote management, monitoring and maintenance of IPMI-compatible MicroTCA platforms.

Virage Logic Debuts Intelli DDR2/3 PHY+DLL High-Performance DDR Solution
Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ: VIRL), the semiconductor industry’s trusted IP partner and pioneer in Silicon Aware IP[tm], announced its Intelli[tm] DDR2/3 PHY+DLL, an all-digital PHY+DLL high performance DDR solution. Supporting speeds of up to 1066 Mbps in 65-nanometer (nm) G processes, the all-digital Intelli DDR2/3 PHY+DLL achieves performance and resolution levels that were previously only possible with analog solutions.

Power Forward Initiative Publishes Practical Guide to Low-Power Design
Sequence Design’s Tom Miller, Vice President and Head of R&D, Front-End Products, is one of the featured authors in a new book, “A Practical Guide to Low-Power Design – User Experience with CPF,” that has been released by the Power Forward Initiative (PFI). The book can be downloaded free of charge. The Sequence chapter, “Early Power Analysis with CPF,” details how the biggest power reductions can be achieved during architectural tradeoffs.

Zensys Selects Analog FastSPICE from Berkeley Design Automation
Berkeley Design Automation Inc., provider of Precision Circuit Analysis[tm] technology for advanced analog and RF integrated circuits (ICs), announced that Zensys, developer of the award-winning Z-Wave wireless home control standard and a family of low-cost, low-power integrated transceiver chips embedded with Z-Wave, has selected the company’s Analog FastSPICE[tm] circuit simulator for complex-block characterization and full-circuit performance simulation.

Mentor Graphics to Moderate ESL Symposium Panel at DAC
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) announced that Walden C. Rhines, chairman and CEO, will moderate the 6th annual Electronic System Level (ESL) Symposium panel during the Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2008 in Anaheim, California. The 6th Annual ESL Symposium panel is titled, “Finding the Common Ground on Successful ESL Methodologies: Views from ‘Real World’ Users.”

Si2 Members to Demonstrate at Design Automation Conference
Seven companies and organizations will be demonstrating their Si2 project-based products and solutions in the Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) Booth #1614 at the Design Automation Conference on June 9-12, in Anaheim, CA. The Annual Si2 Member/Guest Meeting will be held on June 9, 2008 from 6-8:00 PM in the Anaheim Convention Center, Room #304B, Anaheim, CA. You do not have to be a member to attend the meeting.

ClioSoft to Demonstrate SOS Design Data Collaboration Platform at DAC
ClioSoft, Inc., supplier of the design data management (DM) suite of choice for the electronics design industry, will be demonstrating the Enterprise Edition of its widely-installed SOS Design Data Collaboration Platform in Booth # 1655 at the Design Automation Conference (DAC), Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California from June 8th-12th, 2008.

DAC Professional Development Fund Awards Over $170,000
For the 15th year, the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in conjunction with several sponsoring societies is awarding more than $170,000 in development funds to students and professionals in the EDA field. More than $2.2 million have been awarded since the inception of the Professional Development Fund. The 45th DAC will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif., June 8 – 13, 2008.

Gauda Forms Advisory Board
Gauda, Inc., the first company to offer the technology to accelerate computation for OPC (optical proximity correction) using GPUs (graphical processing units), has formed a business and technical advisory board. The advisory board includes experts from industry and academia who will provide guidance as the company continues to develop its long-term technology and business roadmap.