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The Future of Intellectual Property is Here

Electronic innovation is everywhere, from smart sensors to smart cities, and it is transforming the way people work, live, and play.  Cadence is excited to play a role in this innovation, not only as a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) for over 25 years, but also as a driving force in the advancement of intellectual property (IP). 

Cadence® IP solutions will change the way you think about and use IP in your system-on-chip (SoC) designs.  As you use more IP to fortify your SoCs with new functionalities, we can help you reduce the complexity and risk inherent in designing for smart technology while meeting your performance, area, and power (PPA) requirements.  

Cadence is the fastest-growing silicon IP provider, with a proven portfolio and many industry firsts in design IP and verification IP. Engineers choose Cadence when they want the best in interface, memory, analog, peripherals, processor, and verification IP.

Our Goal: a Perfect Fit in Your SoC

Cadence provides an open IP platform and IP Factory approach so you can design, customize, and verify IP and IP subsystems to fit your SoCs in ways that weren’t possible before.  We work with you to make sure our IP fits as seamlessly as possible into your designs.

Growing synergies within our IP portfolio, and between our IP portfolio and EDA tools, provide you with important flexibility and time-to-market advantages over traditional IP integration approaches.

Quality is Integral to What We Do, Not an Afterthought

Cadence has amassed thousands of IP tapeouts, and our IP solutions are in use by many of the world’s leading semiconductor and systems companies.

The Cadence quality assurance program is based on clear, documented policies and reproducible procedures that begin in product definition and development and extend through testing and release to ongoing maintenance and support. Our procedures include specification and maintenance of appropriately detailed product definitions and test/release plans for every Cadence product.