英特尔收购电子系统级(ESL)工具商CoFluent Design

英特尔收购CoFluent Design再次表明了它进军嵌入式领域的决心英特尔收购CoFluent Design再次表明了它进军嵌入式领域的决心据外电报道,英特尔已经与ESL工具商CoFluent Design达成收购协议,后者提供的CoFluent Studio EDA软件可支持系统级设计及time-behavioral 建模,该公司也支持UML [Unified Modeling Language] 和多核性能分析方面的设计,此收购消息已经得到证实。

该报道称根据协议,CoFluent Studio 将成为英特尔的产品,所有CoFluent员工加入英特尔,并继续为其客户提供支持,这部分协议内容也已经被已经提前通知的客户确认。

CoFluent Design 成立于2003年,有若干私募基金投资。
业内人士分析,随着处理器日益强大以及电子产品越来越复杂,软硬件协同设计需求日益强烈,英特尔收购CoFluent Design再次表明了它进军嵌入式领域的决心。

以下是英文报道原文
LONDON – Intel has done a deal to acquire CoFluent Design, the vendor of the CoFluent Studio EDA software that supports system-level design and time-behavioral modeling. The company also supported design from UML [Unified Modeling Language] and multicore performance analysis. The move, reported in a Japanese language report, has been confirmed by a source, formerly of CoFluent now of Intel, .

Under the terms of the deal CoFluent Studio will become the property of Intel, all CoFluent employees will be picked up by Intel and they will continue to provide customers with support, the report said. This has been confirmed by the source who said that customers had been informed.

CoFluent Design (Paris, France) was founded in 2003 as a spin-off from the University of Nantes by Jean Paul Calvez, Stephane Leclerq and Vincent Perrier. The company raised 2 million euro (about $2.6 million) in 2007 from Emertec Gestion, BNP Paribas Private Equity and UFG Private Equity.

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