In college many of us dreamed of starting up our own company by offering something new that has never been done before. Today I spoke by phone with Yunshan Zhuin Shanghai, and he has actually lived out this scenario by founding NextOp in 2006, then getting that company acquired by Atrentain 2012. The new capability that NextOp created… Read More
Innovation + Thoughtful Management = Productive Expansion
After looking at various aspects of this company, to sum up, I couldn’t find any better statement than this; thoughtful management here is actually leadership with passion which achieves tangible results. This reflects in the methodology of doing things in this company which has given it a place among top EDA companies in a span… Read More
In June, Atrenta acquired NextOp, the leader in assertion synthesis. So what is it?
Depending on who you ask, verification is a huge fraction, 60-80%, of the cost of an SoC design, so obviously any technology that can reduce the cost of verification has a major impact on the overall cost and schedule of a design. At a high-level, verification… Read More
Atrenta Aquires NextOp
Atrenta announced today that it is acquiring NextOp Software. NextOp sells a tool BugScope that provides assertion synthesis technology. This complements Atrenta’s SpyGlass products for improving the process for design of complex semiconductor IP and SoCs.
I went to Atrenta’s office to talk to Ajoy Bose (CEO)… Read More