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Sondrel Takes Security to New Level

Sondrel, one of the world’s leading system-to-silicon IC design consultancies, is employing secure border computing technology from Zentera Systems to ensure IP protection with the minimum of impact on its customers’ IT infrastructure. Zentera's Hybrid Cloud Technologies enable IP to be securely accessed from diverse worldwide locations, ensuring that the best available design resources can be employed to get the project done on time at the best performance. Using Zentera’s secure border computing technology also ensures access to customers’ IP can be subject to detailed control and monitoring.

Sondrel provides outsourced design services to many leading companies and has design centres in multiple locations including the USA, Europe, China, Scandinavia and Israel. The company works in collaborative partnership with its customer base so it is vital that sensitive and valuable IP can be accessed securely and easily. Sondrel wanted to offer additional security assurance to its customers and selected Zentera due to the strength and flexibility of its hybrid cloud solutions.

Sondrel’s CEO, Graham Curren, comments: "Zentera's technology enables us to take security to a new level, strengthening the integration with our customers’ design teams, and enabling efficient project execution. As well as providing complete assurance of IP protection, Zentera's secure border computing environment requires minimal IT overhead, so this solution can be scaled up and down on demand while tightly-controlling access and meeting strict compliance standards.”

"Our technology enables companies like Sondrel to rapidly deploy new secure customer environments that support advanced engineering collaboration requirements", said Jaushin Lee, founder and CEO of Zentera. "This frees them to focus on their design business as the secure, dynamic border environment based on our hybrid cloud virtualization technology does not require any undue effort to maintain.”

About Zentera

Zentera Systems, Inc™ is a Silicon Valley-based private company, providing a Cloud Federation Platform (CFP) built on a virtualized architecture with patent-pending technology to address virtual network, cloud firewall, data protection, and transport automation within and across cloud domains. Zentera is solving the security and virtualization challenges facing enterprises moving to the cloud and closing the last mile of the journey by offering a customer controlled secure virtual infrastructure solution across distributed cloud islands.

About Sondrel

Success through Partnership is the philosophy of Sondrel, one of the world’s leading system-to-silicon IC consultancies. For Sondrel, Partnership means sharing the responsibility to get a project done for the mutual benefit of all parties – customer, design house, foundries and tools & IP providers. Established in 2002, Sondrel has the largest and most experienced consulting team in Europe, with wide ranging expertise across all aspects of the design flow and all industry-standard EDA tool suits. The company’s capabilities cover the entire IC design spectrum from RTL design, though verification, emulation and DFT to physical implementation, and include power analysis and yield management. Sondrel is experienced in highly-complex digital, mixed signal, analogue, low power and wireless designs having completed over 200 designs at a range of process geometries down to 14nm, all of which were delivered right first time. With offices in the UK, USA, France, Italy, Israel, Sweden, Finland and China, Sondrel provides flexible services and methodology consulting to many of the world’s leading semiconductor companies, enabling them to improve chip performance and reduce timescales and costs.

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