SOURCE: Knowlent

August 01, 2005 13:13 ET

Knowlent Joins ARM Connected Community, High Speed Interface Verification With Electrical Verification IP Speeds Up Design of ARM Powered® Products

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 1, 2005 -- Knowlent Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and Intellectual Property (IP) startup, announced today that it has joined the ARM® Connected Community. As a result, Knowlent gains access to a range of resources to help it market analog verification IP that expedites ARM Powered® products to market.

Knowlent's Opal Electrical Verification Platforms (EVPs) comprehensively and automatically verify the PHY (physical) layer of PCI Express, Serial ATA or XAUI interfaces designs before tape-out to avoid post silicon surprises.

"We are pleased to become part of the ARM Connected Community Network," said Sandipan Bhanot, CEO of Knowlent Corporation. "ARM is one of the world's most respected IP companies, and we believe that by using the Opal platforms, designers will have an easier time integrating and validating their high-speed serial PHYs from ARM."

The ARM Connected Community is a global network of companies aligned to provide a complete solution, from design to manufacture and end use, for products based on the ARM architecture. ARM offers a variety of resources to Community members, including promotional programs and peer-networking opportunities that enable a variety of ARM Partners to come together to provide end-to-end customer solutions.

The ARM Connected Community also enables Knowlent to utilize the ARM Connected Community logo, which is an easy way for customers to recognize that Knowlent has proven their commitment and expertise in support of the ARM architecture.

"By joining the ARM Connected Community, which now comprises more than 300 companies, Knowlent increases the large portfolio of skills, products and services that are centered around the ARM architecture, and currently available to developers worldwide," said Mary Inglis, director of Alliances for ARM.

About the ARM Connected Community

The ARM Connected Community is a global network of companies aligned to provide a complete solution, from design to manufacture and end use, for products based on the ARM architecture. ARM offers a variety of resources to Community members, including promotional programs and peer-networking opportunities that enable a variety of ARM Partners to come together to provide end-to-end customer solutions. For more information about the ARM Connected Community, please visit http://www.arm.com/community

About Knowlent Analog Verification IP

Verification platforms and the verification IP market is well established for digital design. Because of the rapid adoption of high-speed interface technology, there has been a significant change in interface verification requirements, and thus there is now a need for EVPs and associated electrical verification IP. Designers now have to thoroughly verify the electrical layer of the interface because this layer is most vulnerable to failures at higher speeds. Until now, interface verification offerings were limited to the functional level. With Knowlent's Opal, electrical verification of high-speed interfaces is now available to complement functional verification.

About Knowlent Corporation

Knowlent Corporation is a member of ARM's Connected Community, and is a silicon-valley-based EDA and IP startup providing Electrical Verification Platforms (EVPs) for standards-based high-speed serial interface verification.

Knowlent is headquartered at 2255 Martin Avenue, Suite H, Santa Clara, CA 95050. Phone: 408-748-0600, Fax: 408-516-9720 Santa Clara, California. For more information, please visit Knowlent at www.knowlent.com or call (408) 748-0600 or email info@knowlent.com.

ARM and ARM Powered are registered trademarks of ARM Limited. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders. "ARM" is used to represent ARM Holdings plc; its operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries ARM INC.; ARM KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan; ARM France SAS; ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.; ARM Belgium N.V.; AXYS Design Automation Inc.; AXYS GmbH; ARM Embedded Solutions Pvt. Ltd.; and ARM Physical IP, Inc.

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