Cadence Design Systems enables global electronic-design innovation and plays an essential role
in the creation of today's integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence® software
and hardware, methodologies, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer
electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. Cadence reported
2007 revenues of approximately $1.6 billion, and has approximately 5,100 employees. The company is
headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the
world to serve the global electronics industry.