Podcast EP26: The Challenges and Opportunities of IP Reuse

Podcast EP26: The Challenges and Opportunities of IP Reuse
by Daniel Nenni on 06-25-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan and Mike are joined by Simon Rance, head of marketing for Cliosoft. Simon discusses a broad range of topics associated with IP reuse, from the IP provider and IP consumer point of view. Design data management, as well as IP technical capabilities, license tracking and the benefits of a knowledge base and more are reviewed.

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CEO Interview: Srinath Anantharaman of Cliosoft

CEO Interview: Srinath Anantharaman of Cliosoft
by Daniel Nenni on 05-07-2021 at 6:00 am

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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.

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WEBINAR REPLAY: AWS (Amazon) and ClioSoft Describe Best Cloud Practices

WEBINAR REPLAY: AWS (Amazon) and ClioSoft Describe Best Cloud Practices
by Randy Smith on 11-20-2019 at 10:00 am

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


ClioSoft Webinar: Designing on AWS

ClioSoft Webinar: Designing on AWS
by Randy Smith on 10-17-2019 at 10:30 am

AI and IoT, in the cloud and at the edge, are driving a need for more rapid innovation in semiconductor devices. This talk presents examples and best-practice architectures for cloud-based EDA, including use-cases inside and outside of Amazon. The talk will include an overview of how the development of next-generation products… Read More


WEBINAR: Reusing Your IPs & PDKs Successfully With Cadence® Virtuoso®

WEBINAR: Reusing Your IPs & PDKs Successfully With Cadence® Virtuoso®
by Randy Smith on 09-13-2019 at 10:00 am

I recently wrote about a ClioSoft® study with Google on using cloud platforms for EDA design and the importance of using persistent storage when doing that. ClioSoft will again be sharing important information on design productivity in the upcoming webinar, Reusing Your IPs & PDKs Successfully With Cadence® Virtuoso®. … Read More


IP Provider Vidatronic Embraces the ClioSoft Design Management Platform

IP Provider Vidatronic Embraces the ClioSoft Design Management Platform
by Randy Smith on 07-31-2019 at 6:00 am

Having worked at several semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) companies, I know how important it is to have a strong design data management platform for tracking the development and distribution of SIP products. Everyone doing semiconductor design should care about design data management. But for an IP company, it is … Read More


56thDAC ClioSoft Excitement

56thDAC ClioSoft Excitement
by Daniel Nenni on 05-15-2019 at 12:00 pm

As the number one 56thDAC supporting portal we will publish what’s happening in the conference, on the exhibit floor, and outside activities. The SemiWiki bloggers will be out in full force with live coverage and behind the scenes looks. Remember, SemiWiki bloggers are actual semiconductor professionals with hundreds… Read More


A Brief History of IP Management

A Brief History of IP Management
by Daniel Nenni on 04-24-2019 at 12:00 pm

As RTL design started to increase in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, it was becoming apparent that some amount of management was needed to keep track of all the design files and their associated versions. Because of the parallels to software development, design teams looked to the tools and methodologies that were in use by software… Read More


Attend Parts of DAC For Free, Really

Attend Parts of DAC For Free, Really
by Daniel Payne on 03-22-2019 at 5:00 am

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the must-see, annual event for semiconductor professionals that design chips, use EDA software, and buy semiconductor IP. Like all conferences there’s an entrance fee, but for the 11th year now you can get a free pass, courtesy of three sponsors: Avatar Integrated Systems, ClioSoftRead More


Three things you should know about designHUB!

Three things you should know about designHUB!
by Daniel Nenni on 03-13-2019 at 7:00 am

One of the key growth areas for the semiconductor ecosystem is IP which of course includes IP related EDA software. In May of 2017 design management/collaboration expert (one of my personal favorite EDA companies) ClioSoft announced designHUB[SUP]®[/SUP] for IP management and re-use. Using designHUB, semiconductor companies… Read More