SNUG 2014 Worldwide Sponsors 

Synopsys extends a sincere thank you to our SNUG Sponsors worldwide. Connecting with users at each local conference, our sponsors showcase their products and how they integrate with Synopsys solutions. Please visit the SNUG Proceedings Library to see how engineers around the world are using a blend of Synopsys and SNUG Sponsor technologies to solve their most difficult design challenges.

PLATINUM SPONSORS

ARM
ARM designs the technology that is at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM's comprehensive product offering includes RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company's broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. Find out more about ARM by following these links:

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES
GLOBALFOUNDRIES is the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry with a truly global manufacturing and technology footprint. Launched in March 2009 through a partnership between AMD [NYSE: AMD] and the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), GLOBALFOUNDRIES provides a unique combination of advanced technology, manufacturing excellence and global operations. With the integration of Chartered in January 2010, GLOBALFOUNDRIES significantly expanded its capacity and ability to provide best-in-class foundry services from mainstream to the leading edge. GLOBALFOUNDRIES is headquartered in Silicon Valley with manufacturing operations in Singapore, Germany, and a new leading-edge fab under construction in Saratoga County, New York. Find out more at http://www.globalfoundries.com/

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Imagination
Imagination is a global technology leader whose products touch the lives of billions of people throughout the world. The company's broad range of silicon IP (intellectual property) includes the key multimedia, communications and general purpose processors needed to create the SoCs (Systems on Chips) that power all mobile, consumer, automotive, enterprise, infrastructure, IoT and embedded electronics. These are complemented by its unique software and cloud IP and system solution focus, enabling its licensees and partners get to market quickly by creating and leveraging highly differentiated SoC platforms. Imagination's licensees include many of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers, network operators and OEMs/ODMs who are creating some of the world's most iconic and disruptive products. See: www.imgtec.com.
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Samsung
Samsung's foundry business is dedicated to support fabless and IDM semiconductor companies to achieve market success with advanced IC designs. As part of Samsung Electronics' Semiconductor Business, the world leader in semiconductor manufacturing, Samsung Foundry has deep expertise in advanced process technologies, design technologies, as well as a long, proven track record in high-volume manufacturing. For more information, please visit http://www.samsung.com.

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TSMC
TSMC is the world's largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, providing the industry's leading process technology and the foundry's largest portfolio of process-proven libraries, IP, design tools and reference flows. The Company's total managed capacity in 2008 is to exceed nine million (8-inch equivalent) wafers, including capacity from two advanced 12-inch Gigafabs, four eight-inch fabs, one six-inch fab, as well as TSMC's wholly owned subsidiaries, WaferTech and TSMC (Shanghai), and its joint venture fab, SSMC. TSMC is the first foundry to provide 40nm production capabilities. Its corporate headquarters are in Hsinchu, Taiwan. For more information about TSMC please see http://www.tsmc.com.

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GOLD SPONSORS

Altera
Altera Corporation is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost-effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets. Altera offers FPGAs, SoCs with embedded processor systems, CPLDs in combination with software tools, intellectual property, embedded processors and customer support to provide high-value programmable solutions to customers worldwide. Find out more at http://www.altera.com. Altera


Doulos
Doulos is the global leader for the development and delivery of world class training solutions for engineers creating the world's electronic products. Fully independent, Doulos sets the industry standard for the highest quality training programs for design and verification engineers implementing complex SoC and FPGA designs.

Doulos training programs cover the needs of hardware designers, embedded software developers and system design and verification specialists, including courses for C, C++, Embedded Linux, UML, SystemCTM, Verilog®, SystemVerilog, VHDL and ARM-based design.

For over 20 years Doulos has provided 'service through excellence', contributing to the success of more than 2000 companies across 50 countries. The natural partner for leading tool and technology companies, Doulos schedules classes across the U.S. and Europe, as well as in India, and delivers in-house and online training programs world-wide. For more information, visit http://www.doulos.com.

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HP
As a world-leading information technology company, HP applies new thinking and ideas to create more simple, valuable and trusted experiences with technology. Our focus is to continuously improve the way our customers live and work through technology products and services, form the individual consumer to the largest enterprise. More information can be found at http://www.hp.com.
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IBM
IBM develops and manufactures semiconductor technology and products used in IBM systems and by leading IT, consumer and communications companies worldwide. End-to-end integration gives IBM the unique ability to enable superior modeling and proven results. IBM Platform Computing is a leader in cluster, grid, and HPC cloud management software serving more than 2,000 of the world's most demanding organizations. Its workload and resource management solutions have delivered optimized IT infrastructures, ease of management, and lower costs. Find out more at http://ibm.com/microelectronics or http://www.ibm.com/TechnicalComputing.

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NetApp
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs. Our dedication to the principles of simplicity, innovation, and customer success has made us one of the fastest-growing storage and data management providers today. Customers around the world choose us for our "go beyond" approach and broad portfolio of solutions for server-to-storage virtualization, business applications, data protection, and more. Our solutions and virtualized storage technologies provide nonstop availability of critical business data and speed product development, so you can deploy new capabilities with confidence and get to revenue faster than ever before.
Discover our passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com.
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TowerJazz
Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), its fully owned U.S. subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor Ltd., and its fully owned Japanese subsidiary TowerJazz Japan, Ltd., operate collectively under the brand name TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader. TowerJazz manufactures integrated circuits, offering a broad range of customizable process technologies including: SiGe, BiCMOS, Mixed-Signal/CMOS, RFCMOS, CMOS Image Sensor, Power Management (BCD), and MEMS capabilities. TowerJazz also provides a world-class design enablement platform that enables a quick and accurate design cycle. In addition, TowerJazz provides (TOPS) Transfer Optimization and development Process Services to IDMs and fabless companies that need to expand capacity. TowerJazz offers multi-fab sourcing with two manufacturing facilities in Israel, one in the U.S., and one in Japan. For more information, please visit http://www.towerjazz.com. TowerJazz


UMC
UMC (NYSE: UMC, TWSE: 2303) is a leading global semiconductor foundry that provides advanced technology and manufacturing for applications spanning every major sector of the IC industry. UMC's robust foundry solutions allow chip designers to leverage the company's leading-edge processes, which include 28nm poly-SiON and gate-last High-K/Metal Gate technology, mixed signal/RFCMOS, and a wide range of specialty technologies. Production is supported through 10 wafer manufacturing facilities that include two advanced 300mm fabs; Fab 12A in Taiwan and Singapore-based Fab 12i. Fab 12A consists of Phases 1-4 which are in production for customer products down to 28nm. Construction has been completed for Phases 5&6, with future plans for Phases 7&8. The company employs over 15,000 people worldwide and has offices in Taiwan, mainland China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and the United States. UMC can be found on the web at http://www.umc.com. UMC


Xilinx
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com. Xilinx


SILVER SPONSORS

Blue Pearl Software
Blue Pearl Software automates IP and FPGA verification before debug. From an HDL description, designers run FPGA-centric structural checks for Xilinx and Altera. Blue Pearl's unique clock domain crossing analysis includes checks through CORE Generator™ and MegaCore™ functions using Blue Pearl's Grey Cell™ methodology. Blue Pearl automatically generates SDC timing constraints for downstream tools from Altera, Xilinx, Synopsys and other EDA vendors. http://www.bluepearlsoftware.com Ansys


SMIC
SMIC is a pure-play IC foundry that provides wafer fabrication of 200-millimeter (mm) and 300 mm at 0.35-micron (um) to 45/40-nanometer (nm). As one of the top foundries in the world, SMIC is strategically located in China, home to a fast growing electronics market, and vast and stable resources such as human capital, land, water and power supply. SMIC provides customers with a seamless flow of services that include mask making, wafer probing, bumping (partnered with Siltech), IP development service and backend design service (partnered with Brite Semiconductor). SMIC also offers assembly and final testing through a strong network of established partners. For more information, please visit http://www.smics.com. SMIC


UNIVA
Univa, the Data Center Automation Company, is the leading provider of automation and management software for computational and big data infrastructures. Our products and global enterprise support give our customers the power to manage all their compute resources, no matter how big or where it is deployed. Many of the leading brands in the world depend on Univa's unsurpassed expertise, and premier services and support. Univa is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA, with offices in Markham, ON, Canada, and Regensburg, Germany. For more information, visit http://www.univa.com. Univa


Zuken
Zuken is a global provider of leading-edge software and consulting services for electrical and electronic design and manufacturing. Founded in 1976, Zuken has the longest track record of technological innovation and financial stability in the electronic design automation (EDA) software industry. The company's extensive experience, technological expertise and agility, combine to create world-class software solutions. Zuken's transparent working practices and integrity in all aspects of business produce long-lasting and successful customer partnerships that make Zuken a reliable long-term business partner. For more information about the company and its products, visit http://www.zuken.com Zuken