Podcast EP99: How Cliosoft became the leading design data management company

Podcast EP99: How Cliosoft became the leading design data management company
by Daniel Nenni on 08-10-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Srinath Anantharaman, who 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.

Dan and Srinath explore the original focus for Cliosoft and how that has expanded over the years. The future of Cliosoft, as well as its plans… Read More


Design to Layout Collaboration Mixed Signal

Design to Layout Collaboration Mixed Signal
by Tom Simon on 04-07-2022 at 10:00 am

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When talking about today’s sophisticated advanced node designs it’s easy to first think about the digital challenges. Yet, the effort to design the needed analog and mixed signal blocks for them should not be underestimated. The need for high speed clocks, high frequency RF circuits and high bit rate IOs makes the analog portions,… Read More


Webinar: Beyond the Basics of IP-based Digital Design Management

Webinar: Beyond the Basics of IP-based Digital Design Management
by Daniel Payne on 03-08-2022 at 10:00 am

Digital Design Flow

According to the ESD Alliance, the single biggest revenue category in our industry is for semiconductor IP, so the concept of IP reuse is firmly established as a way to get complex products to market more quickly and reducing risk. On the flip side, with hundreds or even thousands of IP blocks in a complex SoC, how does a team, division… Read More


Agile SoC Design: How to Achieve a Practical Workflow

Agile SoC Design: How to Achieve a Practical Workflow
by Andy Tan on 02-10-2022 at 6:00 am

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“The only sustainable advantage you can have over others is agility, that’s it.” (Jeff Bezos)

The best workflow is the one that has been working until it doesn’t. In their quest to tape-out the next design, SoC teams rely on their proven workflow to meet design constraints and project milestones. As often the case, design … Read More


Cliosoft and Microsoft to Collaborate on the RAMP Program

Cliosoft and Microsoft to Collaborate on the RAMP Program
by Kalar Rajendiran on 01-06-2022 at 6:00 am

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We have all heard of many advanced technological inventions and products from the defense sector that subsequently got commercialized. While most of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) projects are classified secrets, many military innovations have had great influence in the commercial sector in the fields… Read More


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.

The last time we talked to you was 2017. Read More


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