Run More Validation Cycles on Bigger SoCs in Less Time

Cadence emulation and prototyping systems provide comprehensive IP/SoC design verification, system validation, hardware and software regressions, and early software development. They comprise of a dynamic duo of tightly integrated systems:  Cadence® Palladium Z2 Enterprise Emulation, optimized for rapid predictable hardware debug, and Cadence Protium X2 Enterprise Prototyping, optimized for highest performance multi-billion gate software validation.

Cadence Dynamic Duo Advantage

The Right Tool, for the Right Job, at the Right Time

Portfolio of Products 

Cadence Dynamic Duo of emulation and prototyping platforms provides a comprehensive solution for IP and SoC verification, hardware and software regressions, and early software development.

Palladium Emulation

Our newest emulator, the Palladium Z2 system, offers the fastest, most predictable compiles and most comprehensive pre-silicon hardware debug capabilities.

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Protium Prototyping

Our newest prototyping platform, the Protium X2 system, offers the highest performance and fastest bring-up times for pre-silicon software validation of billion gate designs.

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Verified with Cadence

Learn how our customers use the Dynamic Duo to optimize workload distribution between verification, validation and pre-silicon software bring-up and adopt a shift-left methodology to accelerate their product development process.