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Tanner EDA adds Kelleher Systems as Distributor for Full-flow Analog IC Design Tool Suite

Move signals strong channel expansion through industry veteran

MONROVIA, California – March 30, 2010 – Tanner EDA, the catalyst for innovation for the design, layout and verification of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) has signed a distribution agreement with Kelleher Systems, a New York-based reseller of electronic design automation (EDA) tools. The agreement covers sales of Tanner’s full-flow analog IC design suite, HiPer Silicon, as well as related specialty design tools and services.

HiPer Silicon gives designers a complete analog design flow, from schematic capture, circuit simulation, and waveform probing to physical layout and verification, which is ideal for analog, mixed-signal, RF, and MEMS IC design. The integrated tool suite shares a common architecture and common user interface that is consistent across all tools, resulting in a comprehensive, unified software solution. Over 5,000 customers worldwide use some or all of the HiPer Silicon suite to maximize design productivity in areas such as Verilog-A simulation, device layout acceleration, interactive auto-routing, foundry-compatible physical verification, and parasitic extraction.

“Tanner EDA’s 22-year track record of quality tools and superb customer support aligns perfectly with the needs of today’s IC designer,” said Bob Kelleher, president of Kelleher Systems. “We look forward to helping Tanner EDA bring improved productivity and shorter design cycles to A/MS designers throughout North America.”

Tanner EDA president Greg Lebsack added: “Bob Kelleher has been a powerful force in EDA sales for over 15 years. Our strong value proposition plus Bob’s understanding of the market and excellent track record will be a winning combination for our customers.”

About Kelleher Systems

Kelleher Systems is a new sales and distribution provider for Electronic Design Automation tools supporting the PCB and custom integrated circuit design process. Kelleher Systems was founded in January 2010 by industry veteran Bob Kelleher, formerly the Director of Sales for EMA Design Automation.

About Tanner EDA

Tanner EDA provides a complete line of software solutions that catalyze innovation for the design, layout and verification of analog and mixed-signal (A/MS) integrated circuits (ICs). Customers are creating breakthrough applications in areas such as power management, displays and imaging, automotive, consumer electronics, life sciences, and RF devices. A low learning curve, high interoperability, and a powerful user interface improve design team productivity and enable a low total cost of ownership (TCO). Capability and performance are matched by low support requirements and high support capability as well as an ecosystem of partners that bring advanced capabilities to A/MS designs.

Founded in 1988, Tanner EDA solutions deliver just the right mixture of features, functionality and usability. The company has shipped over 33,000 licenses of its software to more than 5,000 customers in 67 countries.

HiPer Verify and HiPer Silicon are trademarks of Tanner Research, Inc.

All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

Note to Editors:
A flow diagram of the HiPer Silicon design suite is available upon request.
Contact for Tanner EDA: 
Linda Marchant, Cayenne Communication LLC -- 919-451-0776 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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