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7/3/2012 01:36 PM EDT
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jf_tol
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re: Packaging takes front and center stage
jf_tol   7/5/2012 5:26:17 PM
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Be thankful Cadence didn't buy Ansys or we'd really be screwed!

docdivakar
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docdivakar   7/7/2012 7:27:54 PM
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@jlf, it is the other way around, Ansys can buy Cadence! Look at the market cap of Ansys against Cadence! Nonetheless, I would argue that Ansys has much better end-to-end solution when it comes to packaging simulations. Cadence is missing the entire mechanical simulation tools where Ansys is king! MP Divakar

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docdivakar   7/7/2012 7:31:42 PM
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@Brian Bailey: I think Cadence acquired Sigrity for a fraction of what it was worth. If you look at similar acquisitions (like Ansys buying Ansoft, although the latter had deeper product portfolio than Sigrity), it was $800+M, not a paltry $80M that Sigrity got!. More over, Cadence will be duplicating many capabilities it already had before the acquisition of Sigrity. MP Divakar

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