Everyone knows IP is an important asset for the enterprise. You spend a lot of money on IP licenses. You try to keep track of who bought what as buying the same thing twice is painful. You wonder if you have the latest version of an IP, especially if it’s part of mission-critical functionality. If you’re a good corporate citizen, you … Read More
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Srinath Anantharaman founded Cliosoft in 1997 and serves as the company’s CEO. He has over 40 years of software engineering and management experience in the EDA industry. Srinath graduated with a Bachelor of Technology from IIT/Kanpur and MSEE from Washington University in St. Louis.
The last time we talked to you was 2017. … Read More
‘Tis the season, a time when a lot of companies summarize the year, send out holiday greetings and generally wind down until after the New Year. That’s not the case at Cliosoft. Their marketing machine has been in full gear with lots of new, useful and compelling content. I’ll provide a round-up of what’s happening. You can close… Read More
It was a very late evening, perhaps 11 PM, on a warm summer night in 2008. Someone sent an email to email@example.com with a very odd question – why were we not listed in Wikipedia? The sender was a scientist working for the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Of course, this piqued my curiosity and I replied back asking why that concerns… Read More
As chip complexity grows, so does the need for a well-thought-out design data management strategy. This is a hot area, and Cliosoft is in the middle of it. When I was at eSilicon, we used Cliosoft technology to manage the design and layout of high-performance analog designs across widely separated design teams. The tool worked… Read More
ClioSoft published a white paper recently entitled Best Practices are the Foundations of a Startup. The piece discusses the needs and challenges associated with building a scalable infrastructure to support growth.
Before I get into more details on ClioSoft’s white paper, I would offer my own experience on this topic – the need… Read More
I had the opportunity to attend a ClioSoft webinar recently on the topic of IP traceability. ClioSoft provides a broad range of tools for design data management and IP reuse. Entitled The New Trend in IP Traceability that IP Developers and Design Managers Rely On, the webinar was presented by Karim Khalfan, director of applications… Read More
As someone who was heavily involved with rules for IP reuse for many years, I have a major sense of déja vu in writing again on the topic. But we (in SpyGlass) were primarily invested in atomic-level checks in RTL and gate-level designs. There’s a higher level of best practices in process we didn’t attempt to cover. ClioSoft just released… Read More
ClioSoft has been working with the leading cloud computing providers running experiments on various EDA cloud architectures for a while now. One example of that was a project with Google I previously wrote a blog about, For EDA Users: The Cloud Should Not Be Just a Compute Farm. Since then, ClioSoft has also teamed up with Amazon … Read More
In September, ClioSoft gave a SemiWiki webinar titled, Reusing Your IPs & PDKs Successfully With Cadence® Virtuoso®. I was happy to be the moderator of this webinar, having had the chance to work with ClioSoft’s team over many years. The webinar was informative while also being very time efficient. I think it is important for… Read More