Synopsys Extends Verification Hardware Market Leadership with Breakthrough Emulation Performance
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --
Highlights of this Announcement:
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced disruptive innovations in emulation delivering 10 MHz performance to speed hardware and software verification of complex system-on-chips (SoCs) in areas such as high-performance computing (HPC), 5G, GPU, artificial intelligence (AI) and automotive. The new ZeBu® EP1 emulation system leverages Synopsys' proven direct-connect architecture to optimize design communication and deliver unprecedented emulation performance. In addition, the unique power-aware emulation, system-level debug, hybrid emulation and virtual host and device capabilities in ZeBu accelerate SoC product readiness across both hardware and software domains. Synopsys ZeBu EP1 is available now.
"We continue to accelerate innovation for our verification hardware by collaborating with industry-leading customers," said Manoj Gandhi, general manager of the Verification Group at Synopsys. "ZeBu EP1 represents the convergence of multiple hardware and software technologies to deliver breakthrough performance and debug. The unique fast emulation capability in ZeBu is enabling electronics companies to develop and verify the most advanced SoCs with full software stacks."
To keep up with its customer's growing SoC size, rising software complexity, stringent powe requirements and increased chip-to-chip and external communication requirements, Synopsys relentlessly innovates in emulation to deliver breakthrough performance, industry-leading hardware-software power verification, unique system-level debug capabilities, comprehensive hybrid emulation solutions and the widest range of virtual interfaces. As electronics companies have been investing in fast emulation and prototyping farms to accelerate software-bring up, SoC verification and system validation, Synopsys verification hardware has emerged as the industry market leader. Synopsys' latest generation emulation and prototyping systems incorporate the Xilinx Virtex UltraScale+ VU19P device. The collaboration between Synopsys and Xilinx drives continued innovation on FPGA compile, runtime performance and at-speed debug.
As part of Synopsys Verification Continuum® Platform, ZeBu is the industry's highest-performance, highest-throughput emulation platform and supports a comprehensive range of use cases. Recent ZeBu innovations include:
"Computing innovation is happening at a rapid pace across the Arm partner ecosystem," said Tran Nguyen, senior director of design services, Arm. "As more software-intensive Arm-based HPC, 5G, GPU, AI and automotive applications are developed, there is an increasing demand for faster emulation and accelerated verification, and we continue to work closely with Synopsys to address that need for our mutual customers."
"Xilinx and Synopsys' deep technical collaboration over many years has accelerated broad industry adoption of and innovation around FPGA-based emulation and prototyping," said Vamsi Boppana, senior vice president, Central Products Group at Xilinx. "With the growing complexity of SoC designs and software, we look forward to continuing our close work with Synopsys to advance a strong technology pipeline for FPGA compile, runtime performance and at-speed debug."
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As an S&P 500 company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and offers the industry's broadest portfolio of application security testing tools and services. Whether you're a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing more secure, high-quality code, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver innovative products. Learn more at www.synopsys.com.
SOURCE Synopsys, Inc.
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