The Cadence Verification Alliance Program is a network of expert providers of services, training, and IP development that support Cadence verification solutions.
PCI-SIG is the Special Interest Group that owns and manages PCI specifications as open industry standards. The
organization defines and implements new industry standard I/O (Input/Output) specifications as the industry's local I/O needs
evolve. The PCI Special Interest Group was formed in 1992 and became a nonprofit corporation, named "PCI-SIG," in the year
2000. Currently, more than 900 industry-leading companies are active PCI-SIG members worldwide. PCI-SIG's current directors
are employed by the following PCI-SIG member companies: Agilent, AMD, Broadcom, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA and Sun
Microsystems. For more information about the PCI-SIG and its membership benefits, please visit the PCI-SIG Web site at
Gateway Silicon Inc.
GSI (Gateway Silicon Inc.), a professional IC design service company founded in August 2006 at Hsin-chu Science Park,
Taiwan. GSI focuses on research and development in analog/digital IP for consumer ICs, provides service in SOC implementation and
IC turnkey realization. Through GSI's proprietary platform solutions, competitive wafer package and integrated turnkey service,
customer is able to benefit the time to market and good quality IC products from conceptual design, system verification to mass production.
Open-Silicon is a fabless ASIC company that was founded to provide customers with proven, low risk access to the world's best IP, foundry, test and packaging technologies. At the core of Open-Silicon is a focus on customer service, low costs, hitting design schedules (predictability), and having first time correct silicon (reliability). The company features the industry's most flexible supply chain, the OpenMODEL™, which allows customers to choose the right partners for their business, and the MAX technologies, a showcase of leadership capabilities to allow building the lowest cost, highest performance, and lowest power fully custom silicon. Open-Silicon was recognized by the GSA (formerly the Fabless Semiconductor Association) as the 2008 Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company.
Alchip Technologies, Inc.
Alchip Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is a leading provider of silicon design and manufacturing services for companies developing complex and high-volume system-on-chip (SoC) designs. Founded in 2002 by semiconductor veterans from Silicon Valley and Japan, Alchip provides services intended to enable customers to cost-effectively address the increasing technological complexity of silicon design and the need to reduce time to market. Alchip targets customers that focus on rapidly growing and high-volume end markets, such as entertainment devices, mobile phones, HDTV, communications equipment, computers and other electronic products. Alchip has a proven track record of delivering 100% first time silicon success which is based on its unique SoC design flows and solutions. Alchip is committed to exceeding its customers' expectations in terms of product quality, reliable and predictable service, fast time-to-volume, and to be customers' trusted silicon partner.
eSilicon, a pioneering semiconductor Value Chain Producer (VCP), provides a comprehensive suite of ASIC design, productization and manufacturing services, enabling a flexible, low-cost, lower-risk path to volume production of integrated circuits (ICs). The company delivers custom chips to system original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and fabless semiconductor companies (FSCs).
eSilicon creates a unique, optimized semiconductor Value Chain for each customer and each design - from design services and tools, to IP and materials suppliers, to test and packaging providers. By integrating this Value Chain with its internal expertise and proven eSilicon Enterprise™ infrastructure, the company produces leading-edge chips for a wide range of applications including consumer, computer, communications and industrial segments.
Perfectus provides the world-class leading edge Verification IP products to accelerate IP, FPGA, SoC, and ASIC design verification cycle. Perfectus' innovative verification technology solutions includes the intelligent Verification Engine with built-in Bus Functional Models that gives the freedom to the verification engineer for fine tuning of bit level controllability for transaction generation, test randomization & error creation. Perfectus also provides the industry's first unique Interface Inspector that sits at the interface of any standard protocol and inspects all transactions to give the report of functionality tested, errors tested, & percentage of the protocol compliance. In addition, Perfectus also provide the comprehensive compliance suite for many industry standard protocols that are easily usable in any verification environment assuring the spec compliance and giving sense of confidence necessary before releasing the design to a final product.
The VIP portfolio includes; USB 3.0 & USB 2.0, PCI Express, SATA I & II (Serial ATA), SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) & SAS Expander, Fibre Channel, AMBA AXI, AMBA AHB/APB, Ethernet, SPI 4.2, SMBus, ONFI and OCP.
Leading supplier of PCI Express and ATA/SATA VIP solutions providing robust BFMs, high PCISIG compliance checklist coverage,
compliance and interoperability testsuites, and proven widely amongst IP core vendors and chip designers.
The DINI Group was established in 1995 as a consulting company. While developing ASICs for various clients they saw the
need for cost effective logic emulation platforms and developed several of them. In 1998 they started selling these
platforms to ASIC developers, FPGA system designers and IP suppliers. By providing the leading edge solution with each new
generation of FPGAs, The DINI Group has become the world's leading supplier of FPGA-based logic prototyping hardware.
From their offices in La Jolla, California they have supplied the expanding prototyping market with over five billion ASIC gates.
TSMC created the semiconductor dedicated foundry industry when it was founded in 1987. It continues as the market leader by steadily increasing its capital spending and by out performing all other market competitors. TSMC posted annual sales of US$9.83 billion in 2007 and currently employs over 20,000 people worldwide. To serve and support our customer's manufacturing needs, TSMC maintains account service offices in China, India, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Taiwan and the United States.
UMC is a world-leading semiconductor foundry that manufactures advanced process ICs for applications spanning every major sector of the semiconductor industry. The Company's leading-edge foundry technologies enable the creation of faster and more powerful System-on-Chip ICs for today's demanding applications.
IBM, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing and Samsung Electronics have developed a unique foundry model for the semiconductor marketplace that offers enhanced flexibility, portability, capacity and resources, while accelerating the rate of technological innovation. This model is enabled by the Common Platform technology collaboration, a working relationship between IBM, Chartered and Samsung developed to implement a common process technology across the manufacturing facilities of all three companies. The model combines the strength of a vertically integrated approach similar to an IDM with the benefits of outsourcing services ranging from design through packaging.
Fujitsu started the wafer foundry service in the 1980s and has supplied many customers with LSI wafers, manufactured with our various technologies. Our three fabs in Iwate, Aizuwakamatsu, and Mie are equipped with the LSI manufacturing lines up to 0.13µm technology, while the Mie Plant and Akiruno Technology Center provide 90nm and the advanced technologies.