Infiniscale Expands in Japan with IVIS

Infiniscale SA., provider of innovative electronic design automation (EDA) tools on the analog semiconductor market, announced a distribution agreement with IVIS Co. Ltd, a widely recognized Japanese distributor for EDA products. IVIS Co. will be responsible for sales and support of Infiniscale’s modeling, model-based optimization and parametric yield solutions. IVIS was chosen on its reputation for building strong customer relationships and delivering compelling new EDA tools to the Japanese market.

“Japan is leading the technology curve in many wireless and handheld device markets,” said Firas Mohamed, CEO and president of Infiniscale.” In this arena, analog blocks are now becoming the critical part of most 65 nm designs and Analog design optimization is becoming an art where our tools do bring a unique and compelling edge. The Lysis(tm) tool suite provides analog designers a very significant advantage to reach the expected performance and yield. Infiniscale and IVIS do share a common vision of building strong, long lasting customer relationships and providing dedicated local technical support in Japan.”

“We are very pleased to be a partner of Infiniscale,” said Kazuhide Sai, president and chief executive officer of IVIS. We have established strong relations with customers in the wireless and consumer markets where we see a significant need for new analog design solutions. The introduction of Infiniscale design tool set is well timed to meet the evolving analog design needs of the thriving Japanese IC market.”

First introduced in May 2006, Lysis(tm) is a complete solution for the sizing, optimization and Yield (DFY/DFM) enhancement of analog designs. Lysis(tm) unique model based core technology is powering a suite of tools to optimize analog designs without any compromise. Infiniscale customers are translating this advantage directly into “on wafer yield”, performance and predictability.

About Infiniscale
Infiniscale is a provider of innovative software solutions that do address Analog design challenges performance, yield and predictable time to market for next generation devices. Founded in 2003, the privately held company is headquartered in Grenoble area – FRANCE.

About IVIS
IVIS is a leading supplier of EDA and technology solutions to the Japanese market. IVIS mission is to provide customers with the “Best solution with expected performance at lowest possible cost”. Founded in 1995, IVIS sales and supports customers throughout Japan.