Cadence Launches Palladium XP II Verification Platform and Enhanced System Development Suite

CA028-XP-IIIn an move to further reduce time to market for both semiconductor and system manufacturers, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. today introduced the Palladium XP II Verification Computing Platform as part of an enhanced System Development Suite, significantly speeding up hardware and software verification. The Palladium XP II platform builds on the award-winning Palladium XP emulation technology by boosting verification performance by up to 50% and extending its industry-leading capacity to 2.3 billion gates. With reduced power and increased gate density, customers can now run larger payloads in a smaller footprint, reducing overall cost of ownership. Cadence has also added support for eight new mobile and consumer protocols for simulation acceleration.