Extreme DA Joins Mentor Graphics OpenDoor Program to Ensure Interoperability of GoldTime Timing Tool

Santa Clara, Calif. – Sept. 14, 2011 -- Extreme DA™, the leader in new-generation timing sign-off software, today announced it has joined the Mentor Graphics® Corporation (Nasdaq:MENT) OpenDoor® program to deliver interoperability between the two companies’ solutions in the creation of ICs with higher performance, lower power consumption and improved robustness.  Extreme DA is ensuring the interoperability of its GoldTime sign-off timer with the Mentor Olympus-SoCTM IC implementation solution.  

“We are pleased to welcome Extreme DA to our OpenDoor partnership program,” said Pravin Madhani, General Manager of the Mentor Place and Route Group. “Olympus-SoC’s high capacity and efficient multi-corner, multi-mode design closure capabilities are well-matched to the performance of Extreme DA’s GoldTime timer. This integration provides our joint customers with a fast, robust interface to GoldTime.”

Mustafa Celik, CEO of Extreme DA, said, “The deadly combination of growing design complexity in ever-smaller silicon nodes with greater process variability is driving the need for a new generation of IC implementation tool compatibility. Our joint solution delivers faster and more accurate design closure since Extreme DA’s GoldTime sign-off timer eliminates the analysis bottleneck and unnecessary pessimism at 28nm and below.  I look forward to seeing the success our joint customers will enjoy.”

About OpenDoor® Program

The Mentor Graphics OpenDoor program is the industry's leading and longest standing program supporting the development of integrated world class solutions. The OpenDoor program provides access to a diverse number of partner companies that offer well integrated, leading edge software solutions that complement the Mentor Graphics suite of tools in all aspects of the design process. Coupling Mentor Graphics offerings with OpenDoor partner integration solutions shortens time-to-profit on new products in highly competitive markets. Learn more at http://www.mentor.com/company/partner_programs/opendoor/.

About Extreme DA

Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., Extreme DA develops and licenses software products that provide sign-off analysis and improve the performance and yield of nanometer integrated circuits prior to manufacture.  The company was funded by Foundation Capital, IT-Farm Corporation, and Lanza TechVentures and is now significantly broadening its product portfolio.  For the latest news and information on Extreme DA, visit www.extreme-da.com or write to info@extreme-da.com.


Extreme DA, the Extreme DA logo, and Extreme DA GoldTime are trademarks of Extreme DA. Mentor Graphics, Mentor and OpenDoor are registered trademarks and Olympus-SoC is a trademark of Mentor Graphics Corporation.  All other legal marks are the property of their respective owners.

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