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Will Synopsys rule the EDA world?
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Will Synopsys rule the EDA world?

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While its major competitors have been reporting losses for several consecutive quarters, Synopsys says its relative strength will buttress trends that have been working in its favor, driving even more market share its way.
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Synopsys is defying odds, showing strength amid the crisis. This is certainly a welcome news. But some can't help but ask 'does the semiconductor industry want an EDA market increasingly dominated by one player?' Where do you stand? Let the discussion commence.
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Synopsys is defying odds, showing strength amid the crisis. This is certainly a welcome news. But some can't help but as......

?I would like to see EDA tools from various vendors which are interoperable. Each tool has its advantages and users would like to take advantage of all the tools.
Synopsys with its synthesis tools just does not push polygons like Cadence, and nobody does DRC/LVS like Mentor Graphics. I do not see just one EDA tool vendor taking it all, even if that vendor is Synopsys.

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