MEDIA ADVISORY/ALERT: Synopsys' PrimeTime Special Interest Group at DAC 2011 - Featuring Next Generation Signoff ECO Guidance Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, will host an annual Special Interest Group (SIG) dinner event for its PrimeTime® analysis suite during DAC 2011 in San Diego. The dinner event provides an opportunity for users of PrimeTime to stay connected with the latest developments in timing analysis. This year, the event will launch Synopsys' next generation PrimeTime ECO guidance technology. Synopsys' R&D team will unveil the new underlying engines and industry experts will share their experience on this exciting new technology resulting in up to 10X faster and better quality of results with less ECO changes.

WHAT: PrimeTime SIG 2011 Reception

TOPIC:  PrimeTime – Next Generation ECO Guidance Technology

SPEAKERS: Broadcom, Cisco, LSI, ST Microelectronics, Global Foundries (moderator)

WHEN: Monday, June 6, 2011

WHERE:  San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina Hotel
South Tower, Level 3, Marina Ballroom F&G
333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

EVENT HOURS: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register to attend this event at:

About Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) is a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA), supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property (IP) and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. Synopsys' comprehensive, integrated portfolio of implementation, verification, IP, manufacturing and field-programmable gate array (FPGA) solutions helps address the key challenges designers and manufacturers face today, such as power and yield management, system-to-silicon verification and time-to-results. These technology-leading solutions help give Synopsys customers a competitive edge in bringing the best products to market quickly while reducing costs and schedule risk. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has approximately 70 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and India. Visit Synopsys online at

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements regarding the expected availability and benefits of PrimeTime ECO guidance technology. These statements are based on current expectations and beliefs. Actual results could differ materially from those described by these statements due to risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, technical or other difficulties in developing enhanced solutions, market acceptance of these enhanced solutions, specific customer configurations and other risks as identified in the companies' respective filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including those described in the "Risk Factors" section of the latest Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2011.

Editorial Contacts:

Sheryl Gulizia
Synopsys, Inc.
Lisa Gillette-Martin
MCA, Inc.
650-968-8900, ext. 115

Synopsys and PrimeTime are registered trademarks of Synopsys, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned in this release are the intellectual property of their respective owners.

SOURCE Synopsys, Inc.