A New Paradigm in Chip Design and Development

Synopsys Cloud combines the availability of advanced compute and storage infrastructure with unlimited access to EDA software licenses on-demand so you can focus on what you do best – design chips, faster. With cloud native EDA tools and pre-optimized hardware platforms, an extremely flexible business model, and a modern customer experience, Synopsys has reimagined the future of chip design on the cloud that doesn’t disrupt proven workflows.

Constrained by compute capacity?

Tired of managing EDA licenses?

Dread managing license servers?

Unable to access advanced compute?

Synopsys Cloud Can Help

Exponential Compute Power
Run design & verification jobs faster with limitless compute & flexible SaaS or BYOC deployment options
Unlimited Access to EDA Licenses On-Demand
Manage the combination of tools & compute needed without traditional license constraints
Pre-Optimized Compute, Standardized Flows
Accelerate time-to-results with standardized flows on highly optimized compute at any scale, any time

FlexEDA Pay-Per-Use Business Model

FlexEDA is powered by patent-pending cloud pay-per-use technology that provides extreme flexibility, access to the entire Synopsys Cloud portfolio of applications, and on- demand access to run unlimited parallel jobs, and unlimited parallel regressions reducing the time to results from weeks to days, days to hours, and hours to minutes. With Synopsys Cloud FlexEDA, arbitrary resource constraints are removed providing access to everything required at any time.

5 Reasons Why Synopsys Cloud FlexEDA Model Will Transform the EDA Landscape →

Flexible Deployment Options

Synopsys has partnered with industry-leading cloud providers – Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud – to optimize infrastructure configurations, removing the guesswork so EDA can be rapidly deployed on the cloud. Wherever you are in your cloud adoption journey, Synopsys Cloud is designed to enable you with the flexibility to deploy your EDA workloads as you see fit. 

EDA’s 1st Broad-Scale SaaS Model →  |  Download Datasheet 

Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloud Model | Synopsys

Software as a Service (SaaS)

Quickly begin exploring ideas through a SaaS deployment model without the time and overhead of building and maintaining infrastructure or managing license servers. Start designing with a single contract that provides access to all the software, hardware, and expert support required.

Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) Cloud Model | Synopsys

Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC)

Work with Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud directly and maintain control over your cloud compute environment while taking advantage of unlimited access to the Synopsys Cloud portfolio of EDA tools through a true pay-per-use pricing model. Run the same flows with your existing scripts, without the overhead of managing licenses or license servers.


Extreme Flexibility

  • Scale compute and EDA licenses on-demand
  • Pay per hour or minute for actual use
  • Deploy on your own cloud with BYOC, or leverage SaaS for an all-in-one design experience
Improve Time-To-Market

Improve Time-To-Market

  • Run any job with unlimited access to EDA licenses and compute
  • Complete peak loads in a fraction of the time
  • Never compromise on performance
Improve Time-To-Market

Cloud Optimized

  • EDA tools optimized for cloud scale and performance
  • Pre-optimized compute options based on specific EDA workloads
  • Focus on design, not IT or license management
Cloud Optimized

Real-Time Analytics

  • Leverage real-time usage and spend analytics
  • Analyze trends across tools, infrastructure, users and projects
  • Plan project schedules based on actual data


  • Security by Design based on Synopsys industry leading software integrity platform
  • Data encryption in transit and at rest
  • Multi-Factor Authentication with Role Based Access
  • Dedicated virtual network with workload protection, vulnerability management, and 24x7 incident response

Optimized EDA Apps on SaaS

Synopsys has been developing and optimizing workflows on the cloud for over a decade. We’ve driven key innovations including pre-configured and optimized automated flows for critical implementation, validation, regression, and correlation tasks to enable your full potential on the cloud. Just bring your design data into the Synopsys Cloud SaaS environment to leverage the simplicity of a browser-based EDA experience.

RTL and Gate-Level Simulations
Scalable SOC verification with VCS and VIP
Static Timing Analysis
Golden timing signoff with PrimeTime
Physical Verification
Comprehensive and high-performance physical verification with IC Validator
Robust Cloud Optimized Flows
Robust, optimized flows for RTL to signoff

Ecosystem Partnerships​

Cloud Partnerships

Through strong partnership and collaboration with major public cloud providers, Synopsys applications are production-proven on Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform. Cloud-enabled EDA tools are built on proprietary Synopsys common distributed processing and data storage technology to deliver peak performance with advanced compute resources on a cost-optimized HPC infrastructure.

Foundry Collaboration

Synopsys EDA tools have been validated and endorsed by GlobalFoundries, Samsung, and TSMC to work with their libraries and PDKs. Customers can leverage their own foundry collateral in both BYOC or SaaS deployment models to ensure a seamless transition to cloud. 

Additional Solutions

Application Security Solutions | Synopsys Cloud

Application Security Solutions

From threat modeling services to application security testing tools, Synopsys helps you migrate to the cloud with ease and confidence. Whether using a cloud-based development pipeline, building cloud-native apps, or migrating legacy apps to the cloud, agility can be maximized and costs can be controlled without sacrificing security.

Find and fix code issues with static application security testing (SAST); automate testing for web-based apps with interactive application security testing (IAST); and manage open-source code with software composition analysis (SCA).

IP Solutions | Synopsys Cloud

IP Solutions

Tremendous internet traffic growth from online collaboration, smartphones and other IoT devices, video streaming, augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) applications, and connected AI devices is driving the need for new architectures for compute, storage, and networking such as AI accelerators, software defined networks (SDNs), communications network processors, and solid state drives (SSDs) to improve cloud data center efficiency and performance. 

Synopsys provides a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality, silicon-proven foundation, interface and processor IP that enables designers to develop SoCs for high-end data center and high-performance computing.

Cloud Emulation / Zebu Server | Synopsys Cloud

Cloud Emulation

ZeBu® Cloud is a hosted emulation solution that delivers flexible, turn-key, and secure emulation to accelerate software bring-up, performance validation, power analysis, and system validation for IP and SoCs. Unlike other emulation cloud offerings, ZeBu Cloud provides the industry’s highest emulation performance and most comprehensive portfolio of virtual solutions. 

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