MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 21 -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing today announced that it received TSMC's inaugural "Interface IP Partner of the Year Award." The award recognizes Synopsys' superior performance in the TSMC IP Alliance. Synopsys was selected based on customer feedback, TSMC-9000 compliance, technical support excellence and customer IP usage. Synopsys' DesignWare® interface IP portfolio consists of widely used protocols such as USB, DDR, PCI Express®, HDMI, MIPI, SATA and Ethernet.
"Synopsys was selected because they have consistently produced high quality interface IP products across a broad spectrum of TSMC process nodes," said Suk Lee, director of the Design Infrastructure Marketing at TSMC. "We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Synopsys."
"It is gratifying to see Synopsys' investment in quality and customer support being recognized, and we are honored that TSMC has selected us as the inaugural recipient of this award," said John Koeter, vice president of marketing for the Solutions Group at Synopsys. "We have delivered more than 150 different DesignWare IP products that have been silicon-proven in TSMC processes. Our collaboration ensures that designers have access to a broad range of proven IP solutions that enable them to reduce integration risk and accelerate their time to volume production."