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Olivier Coudert on March 29th, 2011

I don’t usually report news. I rather comment on them, or take position on various subjects. But for once, I’ll make an exception. I wrote a few posts on EDA and cloud computing –the latest was as recent as last week, where I posted about security in the cloud after a thread of comments on […]

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Olivier Coudert on March 22nd, 2011

Today’s cloud market is hard to estimate and depends a lot on the analyst. One report predicts that the global cloud computing market is expected to grow from $37.8 billion in 2010 to $121.1 billion in 2015, with SaaS (Software as a Service) contributing for three quarter of this market. Regardless of the actual size, […]

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Olivier Coudert on March 16th, 2011

Cloud computing is becoming more pervasive in many aspects of the day-to-day business of companies: archiving, payroll, CRM, etc.  Whenever the cost of acquiring, maintaining, and scaling one’s own IT resources becomes too high, cloud computing start to become attractive. ASIC and digital system design is a computing resource-hungry task that would certainly benefit from […]

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Olivier Coudert on December 11th, 2009

Over the past week we heard good news from Xilinx and Altera, both raising their revenue targets for Q4CY09 (Q3FY10 and Q4FY09 respectively). Both of the FPGA giants are doing fine, and are poised to grow twice as fast as the semiconductor industry. The semiconductors companies are doing well too, with TI upping its Q4CY09 […]

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