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ALTEN Calsoft Labs Acquires Si2Chip, a VLSI Chip Design Company

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Published Date

October 15, 2018

Oct 15, 2018, Santa Clara, USA

ALTEN Calsoft Labs, the next-generation high end product design and digital transformation company, has acquired Si2Chip, a VLSI chip design company. This acquisition strengthens ALTEN Calsoft Labs’ VLSI practice that powers Telecom and High-Tech verticals by providing fast networking, AI enabled high-speed processing, and human-machine interfaces.

This acquisition adds domain specific expertise to the company’s current VLSI chip design portfolio by adding 200+ engineering experts with experience in specialized technologies such as ASIC physical implementation, Synthesis & STA, Embedded memories, Specialty memories (TCAM, Pseudo Dual & multi-Port), Standard cells, Foundation IP test chip and Analog & RF Layout in the semiconductor domain.

“We are poised to deliver excellence in next-generation technologies like Artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) , Level 3 autonomous vehicles, and high-throughput technologies such as 5G and augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR). This is our first acquisition in VLSI – Semiconductor domain and it will cement our leadership in future ready technologies,” says Deputy CEO, Gerald Attia, ALTEN Group.

“Aligning with Si2Chip demonstrates our commitment to provide faster processing and networking capabilities for our customers in the field of automotive, telecom and high end computing industries.” says Ramandeep Singh, CEO ALTEN Calsoft Labs. “Si2Chip has one of the best VLSI design and embedded team in semiconductor services industries with their deep focus on quality and customer satisfaction. They will add breadth and depth to our high end physical design offerings.”

Si2Chip is a pure play chip design company committed to delivering intelligent design experiences to customers worldwide. With over 200 successful projects, the company counts the world’s top semiconductor companies as its client. The company provides end-to-end chip design services with ASIC design and memory and AMS IP development through customer chosen engagement models.

Si2Chip attracts best global engineering talent and has over 200 highly skilled workforce with deep expertise on delivering complex VLSI and custom and semi-custom chip designs. It consolidates and complements ALTEN Calsoft Labs digital transformation portfolio, business values and customer focus.

“Technology market is fast moving from standard product offerings to customized solution offerings. The services companies too need to evolve to address entire technology stack under one roof which may be amalgamation of multiple technologies like semiconductors, embedded, software, IT & cloud offerings, mechatronics etc. By joining hands with group Alten, team Si2chip can play on the bleeding edge of exciting technology inflection which lies ahead and address newer customers and market verticals,” said Ashok Mishra, CEO, Si2Chip. “This will broaden our horizons and global reach to include new markets like North America, Europe and APAC.”

About ALTEN Calsoft Labs

ALTEN Calsoft Labs (ACL) is a digital transformation, next generation technology consulting and engineering services company. The Company offers Digital, Consulting, Enterprise IT and Product Engineering Services, in verticals like Retail, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Telecom, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities, Networking, Semiconductor and High-Tech. ACL enables enterprises to Innovate, Integrate, and Transform their business by leveraging disruptive technologies like Blockchain, Digital Interactive, Cloud, Mobility, AI & RPA, Analytics, DevOps, IoT and Software-defined Networking (SDN/NFV).

About Si2Chip

Si2Chip Technologies is a specialized design services company with world class teams in domain of memory design and ASIC physical implementation. Si2chip growth strategy has been built around investments in training, R&D and laser sharp focus on quality. Founded in 2013, Si2chip today has world class engineering team of about 200 people and counts all major semiconductor players as its customers. Si2chip’s deep understanding of foundational IP design coupled with our physical implementation prowess gives Si2chip the unique ability to optimize a SOC to the last transistor.