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Delivers Unmatched Capacity and Throughput to Accelerate Implementation of Multimillion-Cell Designs

Advanced Mixed-Signal SoC implementation Solutions to be showcased at VLSI 2011

Magma Design Automation Extends Technology Lead

Chennai, India | Posted on January 4th, 2011

Magma® Design Automation Inc. (NASDAQ: LAVA), a leading provider of chip design software, is showcasing its advanced mixed-signal system-on-chip (SoC) implementation solutions, including the new Talus® 1.2 and Talus Vortex products, at the International Conference on VLSI Design. Magma is the Silicon sponsor of the conference which is being held Jan 2-7, 2011 at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

The Magma exhibit will feature the recently announced Talus® 1.2 and Talus Vortex FX. Talus 1.2 is a next-generation integrated circuit (IC) implementation solution that accelerates the design cycle of SoCs by enabling engineers to implement 1 million to 1.5 million cells per day on large designs or blocks of 2 million to 5 million cells - with crosstalk avoidance, advanced on-chip variation (AOCV) and multi-mode multi-corner (MMMC) analysis enabled. Already silicon-proven at the 40-nanometer (nm) node, Talus is currently in use for complex 28-nm designs. With these latest enhancements, Talus is primed to handle the challenges of designing at the 20-nm process node and beyond.

Talus® Vortex FX is the first and only IC implementation solution to fully utilize distributed computing for place and route. Talus Vortex FX's Distributed Smart Sync™ technology represents a significant breakthrough. It enables concurrent implementation management and smart synchronization of very large designs across a network of machines. Talus Vortex FX significantly increases productivity and provides higher capacity, enabling designers to implement multimillion-cell designs flat and to generate 2 million to 5 million cells per day with crosstalk avoidance, AOCV and MMMC analysis enabled - while using existing hardware resources. Talus Vortex FX is the ideal solution for very large, complex advanced-node designs.

"Talus 1.2 delivers the fastest turnaround times, highest capacity and best quality of results for the next generation of IC designs at the 28-nm process node and below," said Rajeev Madhavan, Magma chief executive officer. "Talus Vortex FX, the only distributed P&R technology, catapults Magma's place-and-route far beyond any competitor solution. We're especially pleased to present these new products at VLSI 2011 because the Magma India team has played an instrumental role in their development, delivery and deployment."

"The size and complexity of designs being implemented in India has dramatically changed, catalyzed by the success of ambitious design projects at leading semiconductor companies' India centres," said Alok Mehrotra, managing director, Magma India. "Magma is also taking advantage of the key technical strengths in India to broaden the depth and scope of Magma-India responsibilities and leverage local expertise for Magma customers worldwide."

"Having been associated with the Magma user group meeting and having closely coordinated with the company on its initiatives on campus, I have found Magma to be very innovative and customer driven," said Dr. Kamakoti Veezinathan, general chair, VLSI 2011. "I am happy to see its end-to-end mixed-signal SoC suite of solutions and the next-generation IC implementation solutions - Talus 1.2 and Talus Vortex FX - being showcased at VLSI 2011. This will further reinforce Magma's leadership in digital implementation in India."

Magma's Silicon sponsorship of VLSI 2011 supports fellowships that enable 15 students across India to attend and benefit from VLSI 2011.

Forward-Looking Statements:
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements that Talus provides the highest capacity and fastest turnaround time compared to competitive products, that Talus Vortex FX enables designers to implement multimillion-cell designs flat and to generate 2 million to 5 million cells per day using existing hardware resources, and other statements about the features and benefits of Magma software are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially including, but not limited to Magma's ability to keep pace with rapidly changing technology and the company's products' abilities to produce desired results. Further discussion of these and other potential risk factors may be found in Magma's public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (www.sec.gov). Magma undertakes no additional obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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About Magma Design Automation
Magma's electronic design automation (EDA) software provides the "Fastest Path to Silicon"™ and enables the world's top chip companies to create high-performance integrated circuits (ICs) for cellular telephones, electronic games, Wi-Fi, MP3 players, digital video, networking and other electronic applications. Magma products are used in IC implementation, analog/mixed-signal design, analysis, physical verification, circuit simulation and characterization. The company maintains headquarters in San Jose, California, and offices throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and India. Magma's stock trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol LAVA.

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Visit Magma Design Automation on the Web at www.magma-da.com

Magma and Talus are registered trademarks and Distributed Smart Sync and "Fastest Path to Silicon" are trademarks of Magma Design Automation Inc. All other product and company names are trademarks and registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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