Cadence OnCloud

The Cadence OnCloud Platform offers easy cloud-based access to comprehensive, scalable software solutions for your electronic system design and analysis.

What Is Cadence OnCloud Platform?

Cadence OnCloud is a SaaS software platform for all your system design and simulation needs that can operate on any hardware, removing the requirement to run and maintain expensive infrastructure hardware. The Cadence OnCloud Platform is a solution-enablement solution providing multiple software packages for your specific engineering discipline; PCB design, Multiphysics analysis, and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis.

Complete and Unified Design and Analysis Platform

In the vast field of technology development, one of the largest and most consistent pain points for any part of the production chain is access to the tools you need. The Cadence OnCloud Platform offers the opportunity for total design and analysis enablement within the same tool ecosystem in one virtual experience.

Virtual Software

Access a single virtual environment for any software needs to ensure ease of access and enable cloud-storage.

Runs Without High-End System Purchases

Reduce or eliminate entirely the need for bulky, expensive hardware in laboratory setups to enable engineers to flourish anywhere with minimal setup.

Cloud-Trusted Data Security

With any virtual experience, data security is always of top concern. We have kept security in mind and at the heart of our ecosystem and offer world-class security for your data.

Cadence Expert Support

Cadence is committed to keeping design teams highly productive. A range of support offerings and processes helps Cadence users focus on reducing time to market and achieving silicon success.

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Cadence OnCloud Offers Four Roles

OrCAD Hardware Designer

PCB design software that is easy to use from start to finish.

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  • Industry standard for schematic capture
  • Optimal routing, constraint, and net classification technologies
  • Beyond manufacturability simulations like tolerance, sensitivity, and yield

USD $490/mo

49 Tokens

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No payment method required for OrCAD free trial

Named User License • 200 Hours


  • Industry standard for schematic capture
  • Optimal routing, constraint, and net classification technologies
  • Beyond manufacturability simulations like tolerance, sensitivity, and yield

Named User License • 200 Hours

Multiphysics Analyst

Robust multiphysics computational software for electromagnetics, thermal, power, and signal integrity

USD $3,000/mo

300 Tokens

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  • Robust suite of SI, PI, thermal, and EM simulation and analysis options
  • Cloud storage of file access
  • Virtually unlimited computational bandwidth

Named User License
200 Hours


  • Robust suite of SI, PI, thermal, and EM simulation and analysis options
  • Cloud storage of file access
  • Virtually unlimited computational bandwidth

Named User License 200 Hours

PCB Hardware Expert

Comprehensive schematic design and layout capabilities with in-design analysis verification tools

USD $1,500/mo

150 Tokens

Start Free Trial

Terms and Conditions Apply


  • PCB design software
  • Integrated SPICE simulation
  • In-design analysis for on-the-go optimization

Named User License
200 Hours


  • PCB design software
  • Integrated SPICE simulation
  • In-design analysis for on-the-go optimization

Named User License 200 Hours

CFD Analyst

All-in-one computational fluid dynamics (CFD) workflows and excellence in mesh generation for all types of flow domains

USD $2,000/mo

200 Tokens

Start Free Trial

Terms and Conditions Apply


  • End-to-end CFD solution for meshing, simulation and analysis
  • Excellence in pre-processing technologies
  • Highly automated, customizable GUI

Named User License
200 Hours


  • End-to-end CFD solution for meshing, simulation and analysis
  • Excellence in pre-processing technologies
  • Highly automated, customizable GUI

Named User License • 200 Hours

OrCAD Hardware Designer

PCB design software that is easy to use from start to finish

Learn More
  • Industry standard for schematic capture
  • Optimal routing, constraint, and net classification technologies
  • Beyond manufacturability simulations like tolerance, sensitivity, and yield

Named User License
200 Hours

USD $490/mo

49 Tokens

Start Free Trial

Buy Now

No payment method required for OrCAD free trial

Multiphysics Analyst

Robust multiphysics computational software for electromagnetics, thermal, power, and signal integrity

  • Robust suite of SI, PI, thermal, and EM simulation and analysis options
  • Cloud storage of file access
  • Virtually unlimited computational bandwidth

Named User License
200 Hours

USD $3,000/mo

300 Tokens

Start Free Trial

Terms and Conditions Apply

PCB Hardware Expert

Comprehensive schematic design and layout capabilities with in-design analysis verification tools

  • PCB design software
  • Integrated SPICE simulation
  • In-design analysis for on-the-go optimization

Named User License
200 Hours

USD $1,500/mo

150 Tokens

Start Free Trial

Terms and Conditions Apply

CFD Analyst

All-in-one computational fluid dynamics (CFD) workflows and excellence in mesh generation for all types of flow domains

  • End-to-end CFD solution for meshing, simulation and analysis
  • Excellence in pre-processing technologies
  • Highly automated, customizable GUI

Named User License
200 Hours

USD $2,000/mo

200 Tokens

Start Free Trial

Terms and Conditions Apply

Solve Your Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to all your questions about tokens, subscription details, and Cadence OnCloud access.

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Looking for University Access?

Cadence is pleased to offer free access to university users. If your university is not yet a member, please apply for access through the form below. Otherwise, create an account and get started with Cadence OnCloud.

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Already know your university or institution is a member of the Cadence University Program? Create an account with your school-issued email address to get started with Cadence OnCloud today.

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Apply for Academic Access

If your university is not yet a member then apply for access by downloading the below document and having a professor submit your request to univ_approval@cadence.com.

 

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Cadence OnCloud Tokens: A Cadence Token is a representative of computational usage giving you access to the tools you desire without the need for long-term contracts or bulky investment in equipment set-up. Cadence OnCloud FAQs

1. Subscriptions renew every 30 days with early renewal based on consumption. Plan will auto-renew at current rates. Read full Subscription details

2. Free trial is for 8 hours or 30 days, whichever comes first. Payment method required to start free trial. Plan will auto-renew at current rates. Cadence OnCloud Platform is available in limited locations.

3. Free trial is for 8 hours or 30 days, whichever comes first. No payment required for OrCAD Hardware Designer free trial. Plan will auto-renew at current rates.

4. Cadence University Program academic access is available in limited locations.

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Training

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Online Support

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Find community on the technical forums to discuss and elaborate on your design ideas.

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