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EDA industry revenues rise 9 percent

Posted: 04 Jan 2002 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:eda? ic layout? semiconductor ip? sip? pcb?

The EDA industry revenues for the Q3 of last year reached $987 million, a 9 percent increase from Q3 in 2000, according to the EDA Consortium's Market Statistics Service (MSS). The EDA industry has generated over $900 million in revenue for six consecutive reporting quarters, and has established a new record for Q3 revenues.

Revenues from North America comprised 54 percent of the worldwide total in Q3 2001. Revenue in Western Europe surged to $233 million in Q3 last year, a 24 percent of the worldwide total. Japan declined by 5 percent since Q3 2000 to $147 million, a 15 percent of the global total.

IC layout set the pace for revenue growth in the industry for the fourth consecutive quarter. IC layout revenue grew 47 percent in Q3 2001 reaching $300 million. The EDA industry's semiconductor IP (SIP) returned to positive revenue growth, generating revenue of $30 million in Q3 2001, a 15 percent increase over Q3 2000. Revenue for PCB and multi-chip module (MCM) layout totaled $85 million in Q3 2001, a 14 percent less than in Q3 2000. Consulting services revenue was $82 million in Q3 2001, a 29 percent less than in Q3 2000.

At the same time, revenue for software that runs on UNIX platforms totaled $745 million in Q3 2001, 21 percent more than Q3 2000. UNIX revenue comprised 87 percent of all EDA software revenue in the quarter. Revenue for software that runs on Windows-based platforms was $113 million, 8 less than in Q3 2000 of the EDA software revenue total.





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