cadence is a leading provider of eda and semiconductor ip. our custom/analog tools help engineers design the transistors, standard cells, and ip blocks that make up socs. our digital tools automate the design and verification of giga-scale, giga-hertz socs at the latest semiconductor processing nodes. our ic packaging and pcb tools permit the design of complete boards and subsystems. cadence also offers a growing portfolio of design ip and verification ip for memories, interface protocols, analog/mixed-signal components, and specialized processors. and reaching up to the systems level, cadence offers an integrated suite of hardware/software co-development platforms. in short, cadence® technology helps customers build great products that connect the world.