LSI Adopts Broad Range of Cadence Mixed Signal Technologies
Cadence Technology to Drive LSI’s Custom IC and Mixed-Signal SoC Efforts

SAN JOSE, Calif., 13 Apr 2010

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), the leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that LSI Corporation signed a multi-year agreement for key Cadence® mixed-signal technology. After reviewing competitive offerings, LSI chose Cadence technology for its leading mixed-signal methodologies supported by the Virtuoso® custom and analog, and Incisive® verification technology platforms.

“We chose Cadence because of its product portfolio, leading-edge technology, comprehensive methodology and expertise for mixed-signal design,” said John Jansen, Director of Foundry Technology of LSI. “Cadence is a leader in mixed-signal IC design solutions, and we are successfully using these on some of our most challenging projects.”

Mixed-signal chips are essential for today’s complex electronics devices and play a strategically important role in LSI’s IC product business. LSI will use Cadence technologies, including the Virtuoso® IC 6.1 suite and Incisive® 9.2 suite, to develop its products for the networking and storage markets.

“LSI is a truly innovative company that understands the importance of selecting the best technology to stay ahead of competitors,” said Sandeep Mehndiratta, solutions marketing group director at Cadence. “We look forward to a long-term engagement with LSI as its engineers leverage Cadence technology to create some of the most advanced products on the market.”

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