Everest Gains Worldwide Support From SILVACO International

December 1st, 2000

SILVACO International is now providing technical support for all Everest tools available on the e*ECAD Internet portal. Everest is offering Glint, an HDL code analysis, linting, purification and verification system, with plans to offer more tools in the near future.

Technical support is charged at a flat rate, depending on the type of assistance given (e.g. emails, faxes or telephone support). Support for Everest products can be purchased on a per-need basis through local SILVACO support centers.

About Everest
Everest Design Solutions is in the business of developing and distributing software for the EDA industry. Everest specializes in developing hardware description language tools for Verilog and VHDL.

About e*ECAD
e*ECAD, located in Santa Clara, California, is a Web portal that delivers EDA tools on a pay-per-use basis. e*ECAD's unique purchase and delivery system has distinguished the portal as the first company to offer EDA software from multiple vendors in a pay-for-time or pay-for-use model. e*ECAD is committed to providing value to customers by offering high-quality tools with a pricing structure that makes them affordable.

About SILVACO International
SILVACO International was founded in 1984 by Dr. Ivan Pesic to provide a specific solution to the semiconductor industry with advanced and comprehensive parameter extraction and device modeling software. In 1989 SILVACO entered into the process and device simulation market and by 1992 became the dominant supplier and a clear technology leader. SILVACO maintains a worldwide presence with offices in Boston (MA), Austin (TX), Phoenix (AZ), Yokohama (Japan), Hsinchu (Taiwan), Singapore, Soeul (Korea), Grenoble (France), Munich (Germany), and Guildford (UK).