Sonics Partners With Chipware, Addresses Growing Indian SoC Market

MILPITAS, CA - Sonics, Inc. signed a new representation agreement with Chipware Technologies, Bangalore, India. Chipware will represent Sonics' full line of on-chip network products and services for the growing Indian market.

Chipware has a strong track record of success selling to and supporting Indian design teams that are developing complex systems-on-chip (SoC) and currently represents several design technologies complementary to NoC from leading electronic design automation (EDA) vendors. Addition of Sonics' portfolio of on-chip network products gives Chipware a broad range of capabilities it needs to address the functionality, performance, power, security, and cost requirements of SoC architects and design teams.

"We continue to expand our global sales organization to support plans for aggressive growth," said Grant Pierce, president and CEO of Sonics. "Many of our top customers and prospects maintain SoC design teams in India and there are significant opportunities ahead for us to win new business in communications, networking, and defense segments in the region. Chipware has a stellar reputation for system-level design expertise in the Indian market and they will be a major asset in meeting our customers' SoC interconnect design requirements."

"Semiconductor companies in India are creating ever larger and more complex chips causing greater demand for on-chip interconnect technologies and system architecture expertise," said Suresh Kumar, CEO at Chipware, India. "Our due diligence shows Sonics to be the clear leader in on-chip network technologies worldwide. Sonics has the best NoC products and system architecture talent as demonstrated by its high number of global design wins, unit shipments, patents, and customer satisfaction. We are excited to partner with Sonics to address the SoC market in India and provide the best NoC design experience for our mutual customers."

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