Mentor Graphics acquires Calypto Design Systems

Date: 19/09/2015
Mentor Graphics has acquired its majority-owned subsidiary, Calypto Design Systems, Inc. Mentor said Calypto will be merged into Mentor as a standalone business unit, an organizational decision demonstrating Mentor’s commitment to the future potential of Calypto’s products and technologies.

Badru Agarwala, a former CEO of both Axiom Design Automation and Frontline Design Automation to take the role of General Manager of the Calypto business unit.

“Calypto has been on a great path with its superior technology”, stated Badru Agarwala, general manager of the Calypto business unit at Mentor Graphics. “The Catapult LP flow integrates power optimization technology in HLS and provides the foundation for what the industry is seeking – a fully integrated flow from C to power-optimized RTL. Calypto has been working with leading customers to solve the challenges of FinFET-based design, and its newest power product will be a breakthrough in design-for-low power. The combination of Calypto’s amazing engineering resources and Mentor’s worldwide field organization and market leadership will accelerate the adoption and make sure that we accelerate the momentum.”

Author: Srinivasa Reddy N
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