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Due to the breadth of our solutions, Cadence enjoys relationships with all the electronics industry leaders. This gives us a unique view into the challenges faced by our customers. Cadence provides complementary design, IP and verification capabilities, and facilitates open interoperability and optimized handoffs throughout the entire silicon design chain. Our partnerships extend to other EDA companies, leading silicon foundries, IP providers, verification and PCB service providers.

These relationships allow us to play a leadership role in a number of initiatives across the electronics industry. Cadence is also actively involved in defining the standards that are necessary to ensure that tools, IP, and libraries interoperate seamlessly in our customers' design and manufacturing environments.

Connections System Realization Program
The System Realization Alliance is a worldwide network of companies collaborating with Cadence to improve system development processes for mutual customers. Visit »
Foundry Program
Cadence works closely with the leading pure-play foundries to build and deliver comprehensive design kits and reference flows targeting mainstream and advanced process technologies. Visit »
Connections Verification Program
The Cadence Verification Alliance Program is a network of expert providers of services, training, and IP development that support Cadence verification solutions. Visit »
Connections Programs
By attracting best-of-class vendors to integrate their products, the Cadence Connections program offers you the world's largest and most powerful array of independent solutions. Visit »
ChipEstimate Portal - Chip Planning Portal
The chip planning portal is an ecosystem comprised of over 200 of the world's largest semiconductor design and verification IP suppliers and foundries. Visit »
Channel Partners Program
Through this global network of Channel Partners we are able to extend our reach to our vast and highly valued customer base. Visit »

PowerForward Initiative
As the sponsor of the Power Forward Initiative, Cadence has taken a leadership role in comprehensively addressing the power design gap facing the electronics industry. Visit »
Standards & Languages
Cadence is dedicated to providing continuous support for a variety of design and verification languages and implementation standards. Visit »

Industry Memberships
Cadence firmly believes in working with industry organizations and adhering to standards wherever possible. Visit »
PCB Service Bureaus
Cadence provides this listing and any links to other internal or external webpages free of charge to those looking for personnel and or companies to fulfill business needs Visit »