EVE Opens Field Operations in India

Subsidiary Intends to Take Advantage of Dramatic Growth of Indian Market

San Jose, Calif., and Palaiseau, France –– March 15, 2006 –– EVE today announced the formation of EVE Design Automation Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary based in Bangalore, India, known as EVE DA.

EVE DA is headed by Montu Makadia (Mak), an experienced Sales Executive who commands strong knowledge of the Indian market. It will market and support the ZeBu (for “zero bugs”) hardware-assisted verification platforms of accelerators, emulators and field programmable gate array (FPGA) prototypes.

“The formation of EVE DA continues our strategic expansion into international markets,” says Dr. Luc Burgun, EVE's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President. “Our ZeBu family has been successfully adopted in North America, Japan, Korea and Europe, and we expect a similar pattern in the Indian market. With its push into the digital media, telecommunications and mobile communications markets, India presents a tremendous growth opportunity for EVE.”

“I have been impressed with EVE and the ZeBu product line,” remarks Montu. “The ZeBu family is the best hardware-assisted verification solution currently available. Our customers in India can now cost effectively take advantage of this outstanding product to thoroughly verify hardware and embedded software in complex system on chip designs at close to actual speed.”

About EVE

EVE offers the broadest range of hardware-assisted verification solutions on the market, from acceleration to fast emulation and prototyping with the most cycles per dollar. EVE products lead to a significant shortening of the overall verification cycle of complex integrated circuits and electronic systems design.

EVE products also work in conjunction with popular Verilog and VHDL-based software simulators from Synopsys, Cadence Design Systems and Mentor Graphics.

Its Headquarters in the United States is San Jose, Calif.

Telephone: (+1) (408) 881 0440 Fax: (+1) (408) 904 5800

Its Corporate Headquarters is located in Palaiseau, France.

Telephone: (+33) 1 64 53 27 30 Fax: (+33) 1 64 53 27 40

Email: info@eve-team.com - Website: www.eve-team.com

For more information, contact:

EVE (Emulation & Verification Engineering)

Luc Burgun

+33 1 64 53 27 30


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