SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced it has been named a finalist for Company of the Year in the 2012 UBM Electronics ACE Awards competition, in recognition for electronics industry, business and technology leadership. Xilinx is the world's leading provider of programmable platforms, with nearly 50 percent market segment share in the programmable logic device (PLD) market – one of the fastest growing segments of the semiconductor industry.
The winning company will be announced at the 2012 UBM Electronics ACE Awards Gala during DESIGN West on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at The Fairmont in San Jose, California. In addition to Xilinx, Cadence Design Systems, Maxim Integrated Products, NXP Semiconductors and Qualcomm have been named finalists for Company of the Year.
"We're delighted to be included among such a stellar line-up of ACE Award finalists," said Moshe Gavrielov, Xilinx President and CEO. "It's especially gratifying to be recognized by UBM Electronics for our achievements in 2011. We're now seeing the results of being 'all in' for the last 4-plus years with bold, broad, and innovative investments within and beyond our traditional FPGA technologies at the 28nm process technology node."
In addition to ACE Company of the Year, Xilinx® breakthrough 28nm Virtex®-7 2000T 2.5D FPGA and Zynq™-7000 EPP (extensible processing platform) have each been nominated for ACE Ultimate Product awards for excellence in engineering in the SoC and Digital IC categories, respectively. The Spartan®-6 FPGA Consumer Video Kit 2.0, one of the programmable logic leader's first market-specific Targeted Design Platforms, was also nominated in the Development Kits, Reference Designs & SBCs category.
EE Times and EDN readers are encouraged to vote for an Ultimate Product in each category. Audience votes as well as balloting by EE Times and EDN editorial staff determine the winners. An online ballot is available here. Descriptions of each product can be found here.
About UBM Electronics ACE Awards
In 2012, EE Times' ACE (Annual Creativity in Electronics) Awards and EDN's Innovation Awards are joining forces to honor the people and companies — the creators — behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics and shaping the way we work, live, and play. The result: the 2012 UBM Electronics ACE Awards.
The 2012 UBM Electronics ACE Awards, presented by EE Times and EDN, will showcase the best of the best in today's electronics industry, including the hottest new products, start-up companies, design teams, executives and more. It will celebrate the promise of new talent and innovation among today's engineering students and will honor the lifetime achievement of a top industry veteran whose contributions have had a demonstrable impact on technological, business and cultural advancements in the world.
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of programmable platforms. For more information, visit: http://www.xilinx.com/.
XILINX, the Xilinx Logo, Virtex, Spartan, ISE, Zynq and other designated brands included herein are trademarks of Xilinx in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
SOURCE Xilinx, Inc.
Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.
Markets are closed on certain holidays. Stock Market Holiday List
By accessing this page, you agree to the following
Press Release Service provided by PRConnect.
Stock quotes supplied by Telekurs USA
Postage Rates Bots go here