SOURCE: Real Intent

Real Intent

May 03, 2011 15:37 ET

SandForce® Adopts Real Intent's Advanced Sign-Off Verification Software for SSD Processors

Competitive Evaluation Highlights Comprehensiveness, Performance and Ease-of-Use Advantages

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - Real Intent Inc., the leading provider of software products that accelerate Advanced Sign-Off Verification of electronic designs, announced that SandForce®, Inc. has selected Real Intent's Ascent™ Lint and Meridian™ CDC solutions for verification and sign-off of its leading edge Solid State Drive (SSD) processor designs, based on the results of a competitive evaluation. Both products are currently in production use at SandForce.

"SandForce is dedicated to provide world-class SSD processor reliability, performance and power efficiency," said Wern Koe, ASIC Manager at SandForce. "To this end, we look for verification solutions with similar attributes to ensure the reliability of our processors. After careful evaluation of multiple solutions, we chose Real Intent's Ascent Lint and Meridian CDC products because of the tools' comprehensive verification, performance and ease-of-use, as well as the superb technical support provided by Real Intent."

"Real Intent partners with key industry technology leaders like SandForce to enable success in System-on-Chip design by providing best-in-class Advanced Sign-Off Verification solutions, accompanied with close-in technical support and fast turn-around of our customers' requests," said Craig Cochran, Vice President of Marketing at Real Intent. "The adoption of Ascent Lint and Meridian CDC solutions into the sign-off verification flow at SandForce is evidence of our leadership position in RTL analysis and CDC sign-off verification."

About SandForce, Inc.
SandForce is transforming data storage by pioneering the use of standard flash memory in enterprise, client, and industrial computing applications with its innovative SSD Processors. By delivering unprecedented reliability, performance, and energy efficiency, SSDs based on SandForce DuraClass™ technology with patent-pending DuraWrite™, unleash the full potential for mass-market adoption of SSDs using NAND flash memory. Founded in 2006, SandForce is funded by leading venture capital investors and first tier storage companies. For more information, visit SandForce at

About Real Intent
Real Intent is the leading provider of software products that accelerate Advanced Sign-Off Verification of electronic designs. The company provides comprehensive solutions for ensuring synchronization of communications between on-chip intellectual property (IP) cores, as well as detecting and eliminating potential complex failure modes of today's highly integrated Systems-on-Chips (SoCs). Real Intent's products lead the market in high performance, capacity, report accuracy and comprehensiveness, enabling fast and complete sign-off verification. For more information, please visit

Ascent, Meridian and PureTime are trademarks of Real Intent, Inc.
SandForce is a registered trademark and DuraClass and DuraWrite are trademarks of SandForce, Inc.
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