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Altair Accelerator™ Powers Design for High-Speed Data Delivery and Leads to Cost Savings for Inphi Corporation

Inphi speeds time-to-market using hyper-efficient workflow management and performance optimization from Altair TROY, Mich. – December 3, 2019 – Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR), a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data analytics, has enabled Santa Clara, Calif.-based Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI), a leader in high-speed data movement interconnects, to realize significant cost savings and speed up design using Altair Accelerator.

The advent of modern internet applications such cloud, big data, streaming video, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and more, has made demand for high-performance microelectronics more pressing. As a result, hyper-efficient workflow management and performance optimization tools are essential to compete. Inphi selected Altair Accelerator from among the competition for its superior performance and Altair’s reputation for excellent customer service.

“The performance optimization benefits provided by Altair are significant in the semiconductor space, specifically regarding license utilization and scheduling speed,” said Weikei Sun, associate vice president, engineering at Inphi. “Altair Accelerator’s scheduling speed is ten times that of the competitive solutions we have evaluated. Performant license-based scheduling enables our designers and engineers to explore more designs, faster, so we maintain an agile team and optimize utilization of expensive Electronic Design Automation (EDA) licenses.”

Altair Accelerator is a high-throughput, high-efficiency job scheduler designed to meet the complex demands of the semiconductor industry. The high-performance computing (HPC) requirements of EDA tools make Altair Accelerator an excellent solution to achieve performance while optimizing customers’ EDA license and hardware expenditures. It’s a highly adaptable solution capable of managing compute infrastructures from small, dedicated server farms to complex, distributed HPC and cluster environments.

“Inphi has a history of being first-to-market with new high-speed data movement interconnects technology,” said Mahalingam Srikanth, chief technology officer at Altair. “Altair is proud that our HPC technology remains an integral part of Inphi’s toolset as they lead from ahead in this highly competitive industry with faster time to market.”
Learn more about speeding up semiconductor and EDA workloads with Altair Accelerator at https://www.altair.com/accelerator/.



About Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR)
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing (HPC) and data analytics. Altair enables organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.

About Inphi
Inphi Corporation is a leader in high-speed data movement interconnects. We move big data – fast, throughout the globe, between data centers, and inside data centers. Inphi’s expertise in signal integrity results in reliable data delivery, at high speeds, over a variety of distances. As data volumes ramp exponentially due to video streaming, social media, cloud-based services, and wireless infrastructure, the need for speed has never been greater. That’s where we come in. Customers rely on Inphi’s solutions to develop and build out the Service Provider and Cloud infrastructures, and data centers of tomorrow. To learn more about Inphi, visit www.inphi.com.

Media contacts:
Altair Corporate/Americas/Asia Pacific
Jennifer Ristic
+1.216.849.3109
jristic@altair.com

Altair Europe/The Middle East/Africa
Evelyn Gebhardt
+49 7031 6208 0
gebhardt@altair.de

Investor relations:
Altair
Dave Simon
+1 248.614.2400 x 332
ir@altair.com

Inphi, the Inphi logo and Think fast are registered trademarks of Inphi Corporation. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

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