Axiom Expands Sales and Marketing Effort in Asia

Appoints Actron as a Distributor for Sales and Support in Korea

Milpitas, CA, April 06, 2012 --( Axiom Design Automation, provider of fastest path to verification closure for semiconductor design today announced that it has appointed Actron Ltd., a leading distributor of complex design tools to market and distribute its products in Korea. Axiom’s MPSim is emerging as the industry’s leading price/performance SystemVerilog simulator and is experiencing accelerated adoption in the US.

“Our deep investment in SystemVerilog and debug technology is beginning to pay off,” said Badru Agrawala, President and CEO, Axiom Design Automation. “Last year we saw significant growth in our business in the US with many new customers adopting the MPSim simulator. We are now seeing growing interest in our products from companies in Asia. I am excited to appoint Actron as our distributor in Korea. We see good opportunity for our products in Korea and I look forward to working with Actron in bringing the Axiom advantage to Korean companies.”

Axiom’s MPSim is industry’s price/performance leading SystemVerilog verification platform. MPSim offers significant new capabilities in simulation performance, debugging, coverage analysis and SystemVerilog enhancements including the newly released UVMDesigner and complete support for VMM, OVM and UVM. Combined with multi-core support, compiled testbench including SystemVerilog and OpenVera, comprehensive coverage closure technology and best-in-class integrated graphical debugger, MPSim offers the most complete verification solution in a single unified kernel architecture for maximum performance.

"We are very excited to market Axiom’s products in Korea,” stated Steve Choi, President and CEO of Actron, Ltd. “Korean chip companies are designing some very complex chips for the consumer market and transitioning into SystemVerilog flows. They will benefit from the unique combination of the very advanced debug technology and Axiom’s interesting business model.”

About Axiom
Axiom Design Automation is a company focused on providing the best-in-class verification platform to address the growing complexity of today’s FPGAs, ICs, SOCs and systems. Axiom’s flagship product, MPSim is the state-of-the-art, industry proven high performance SystemVerilog simulator integrated with an advanced debugger, compiled testbench automation, multiple clock domain verification and comprehensive coverage analysis for quick verification closure. MPSim incorporates SystemVerilog and OpenVera testbench automation with SVA and coverage analysis in a single kernel architecture for maximum performance.

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About Actron
Actron is a leading distributor of electronic products and EDA tools in Korea. Actron’s strong marketing organization and highly technical engineers in IC and product design field have been serving the Korean electronic industry since 2008. Actron has successfully launched several tools to Samsung DT team and many electronic products to the first tier company such as LG and Pantech in Korea.

For more information, contact:
Ghulam Nurie
Axiom Design Automation
Ghulam Nurie
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