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Cadence Collaborates with Northrop Grumman on Chip Design

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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that it is
working with Northrop Grumman on advanced-node system-on-chip (SoC)
projects, enabling the delivery of high-quality, high-performance SoCs.
Cadence® system and verification, digital and signoff,
custom/analog and packaging tools, as well as IP solutions, have
supported a shortened product development cycle and advanced-node

“Through our ongoing collaboration with Northrop Grumman, we’re
continuing to develop and impart our expertise and capabilities in the
aerospace and defense industry, enabling high quality, cost effective,
and first pass IC design success of the complex advanced node SoCs
required by the industry,” said Paul Cunningham, corporate vice
president and general manager of the System & Verification Group at
Cadence. “Our 30 years of industry experience combined with our
comprehensive suite of system design enablement tools, design IP and
complementary service offerings, including the Palladium Z1 enterprise
emulation platform, has enabled us to address advanced-node tapeouts and
continued innovation.”

Cadence has extensive experience in the aerospace and defense industry
and has provided products and services to Northrop Grumman for more than
20 years.

“Northrop Grumman has a strong history developing system-on-chip
designs,” said Vern Boyle, vice president, advanced technologies,
Northrop Grumman. “As a result of this, we’ve furthered our leadership
position with the creation of mission-critical ASICs, which is a key
technology that can help support our nation’s military.”

Cadence offers a broad portfolio of system design and verification,
digital and signoff and custom design tools as well as IP and
methodologies that address the complex and sensitive design challenges
of the aerospace and defense industry. The Cadence offerings for the
aerospace and defense market, including the Palladium Z1 Enterprise
Emulation Platform, support the company’s overall System Design
Enablement strategy, which enables systems and semiconductor companies
to create complete, differentiated end products more efficiently. For
more information on Cadence’s aerospace and defense solutions, please

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