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MunEDA and EDA Direct close Distribution Agreement for Silicon Valley and California Semiconductor Market

Munich/Milpitas, Germany/USA - Tuesday, April 08th, 2008

MunEDA, the leading IC design analysis and optimization solutions provider (, and EDA Direct Inc. ( have closed a distribution agreement for Silicon Valley and California to serve one of the most important parts of the worldwide semiconductor market. EDA Direct will from now on care about existing and new customers from MunEDA and build the sales and marketing interface to the Californian semiconductor industry for MunEDA. EDA Direct will be technically supported by application engineering capabilities from MunEDA´s Silicon Valley Office in Sunnyvale.

"MunEDA´s best-in-class design analysis and optimization tools for circuit performance and yield optimization of analog, mixed-signal and digital transistor-level designs will bring lots of value to our existing customer base", stated Sanjay Patel, Founder and CEO of EDA Direct. "Like for the tools of MunEDA EDA Direct constantly seeks for the best available products in each category, to provide only best-of-breed solutions. When a customer buys from EDA Direct, he can be sure that the solution we suggest will work as intended today and in the future."

"We very much welcome EDA Direct as our distribution partner for California to serve this very important part of the worldwide semiconductor market together with us. EDA Direct with its well-established and very successful sales force for EDA software solutions ideally complement our MunEDA service and support office in Sunnyvale", stated Harald Neubauer, CEO & President of MunEDA. "Working together with EDA Direct enables us to focus on technical support and further extension of our leadership in technology knowing that EDA Direct ideally covers the sales part for our products in Silicon Valley and California."

About EDA Direct
Incorporated in 1997 in EDA Direct specializes in the sales and support of EDA software products. EDA Direct is a leading reseller of EDA products from several companies like Mentor Graphics, Cliosoft, Concept Engineering, MunEDA and more. EDA Direct acts as an extension of the vendors´ sales force, marketing to a broad customer base. By working with EDA Direct, companies don´t need to use limited staff resources wading through the rampant proliferation of new technology to find the tools they need. Customer service is our religion!
For information contact EDA Direct at 408/262 9100 or visit EDA Direct web site at

About MunEDA
MunEDA develops and licenses EDA tools and solutions that analyze, model, optimize and verify the performance, robustness and yield of analog, mixed-signal and digital circuits. Leading semiconductor companies rely on MunEDA's WiCkeD' tool suite - the industry's most comprehensive range of advanced circuit analysis solutions - to reduce circuit design time and achieve maximum yield in their communications, computer, memory, automotive and consumer electronics designs. Founded in 2001, MunEDA is headquartered in Munich, Germany, with offices in Cupertino, California, USA (MunEDA Inc.), and leading EDA distributors in the U.S., Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Scandinavia, and other countries worldwide. For more information, please visit MunEDA at