Silvaco Signs Distribution Agreement with Cognitive Design Technology

Global Expansion Continues with Increased Distribution in India

Santa Clara, California - March 22, 2016 - Silvaco, Inc. today announced an agreement with Cognitive Design Technology (CDT) to provide Electronic Design Automation (EDA) products and support to customers throughout India. These products include Silvaco’s leading solutions for TCAD, simulation, and full custom circuit design.

“India represents an important, growing market for Silvaco and it is essential to have local representation that can assist our customers doing the most advanced design,” said David L. Dutton, CEO of Silvaco. “We selected Cognitive Design Technology because of their ability to deliver superior technical support and sales utilizing their deep understanding of local customer needs. This agreement improves customer access to Silvaco’s TCAD-to-signoff products and support in the region, and is a continuation of our global growth strategies.”

“Silvaco is recognized world-wide as a leader in TCAD, spice simulation and full custom design tools,” said Srinivas Kotehal, Director at Cognitive Design Technology Pvt Ltd. “Their products are used by fabs for developing semiconductor processes, and by fabless design houses for developing analog, mixed-signal, and RF integrated circuits. These technologies are of tremendous benefit to our customers in India. Further, our companies share a similar customer-centric approach to business, with a strong focus on people, processes and technology.”

Cognitive Design Technology supports customers including DRDO, Space&Government Research labs, R&D, and commercial companies in India with the full line of Silvaco products including:

  • 2D/3D TCAD for process and device simulation
  • 3D field solver based parasitic RC extraction
  • SPICE model extraction
  • SPICE circuit simulation
  • Variation-aware design tools
  • iPDK compatible full custom design flow including schematic entry, layout, DRC/LVS, parasitic extraction
  • EM/IR/Thermal analysis and signoff


About Cognitive Design Technology

Cognitive Design Technology (CDT) was founded in 2007 as a complete technology solution provider in India for high technology industry. CDT’s broad portfolio spans products, training, design services and consultancy in advance technology areas including Embedded, Semiconductor, CAD, MEMS and Nanotechnology. CDT provides a comprehensive suite of embedded, MEMS, EDA, Nanotech and CAD solutions which address the market for for VLSI, Microelectronics, Solar, LED, RF/ Digital ASIC /Analog Mixed Signal design, ASIC/FPGA solutions for SoC Designs, CMOS Process and device simulations, ASIC&IC Packaging. This is facilitated through partnership with world-leaders in these technologies.


About Silvaco, Inc.

Silvaco, Inc. is a leading EDA provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. Silvaco delivers a full TCAD-to-signoff flow for vertical markets including: displays, power electronics, optical devices, radiation and soft error reliability and advanced CMOS process and IP development. For over 30 years, Silvaco has enabled its customers to bring superior products to market at reduced cost and in the shortest time. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has a global presence with offices located in North America, Europe, Japan and Asia.

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