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Floorplanning Innovator, Teklatech, Joins Mentor Graphics' OpenDoor Partnership Program

ANAHEIM, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—June 11, 2008— Teklatech, the technology leader in floorplanning and clock distribution network solutions, today announced that it has joined Mentor Graphics Corporations (Nasdaq:MENT) OpenDoor program, promoting interoperability between the two companies solutions - including Teklatechs recently-launched FloorDirector floorplanning tool - for the immediate benefit of mutual customers.

We are pleased to welcome Teklatech to our OpenDoor partnership program, said Dennis Brophy, Director of Strategic Business Development, Mentor Graphics Corporation. Teklatechs floorplanning tool addresses power integrity challenges and the interface with Mentor Graphics simulation tools offer benefits to our mutual customers who are focused on low-power design issues such as power grid noise and dynamic IR drop.

"We are honored to join OpenDoor", said Dr. Tobias Bjerregaard, CEO of Teklatech. "Teklatechs unique FloorDirector technology is already providing tremendous benefits to IC designers by reducing dynamic IR drop and on-chip noise. I look forward to leading this effort to further address the pressing challenges of deep submicron design."

About Teklatech

A technology visionary and industry pioneer, Teklatech provides targeted electronic design automation (EDA) solutions to the semiconductor market. With innovations in floorplanning and clock distribution networks Teklatech is focused on meeting the stringent demands of next-generation semiconductor industry.

By utilizing Teklatech's technology, IC designers can overcome the critical dynamic power drops that may cause a silicon failure. Teklatech's patented technology enables companies to eliminate costly silicon re-spins and achieve faster time-to-market of smaller, faster, more profitable semiconductor products that exploit the full potential of nanometer technologies. For more information please visit www.teklatech.com (All company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.)

About OpenDoor Program

Today's EDA marketplace demands integrated world class solutions. No one company alone can deliver this. Through Mentor Graphics partnerships designer can be assured of the best available "total solution" comprised of Mentor Graphics' world-class tools and key partner technologies. Coupling the Mentor Graphics offerings with OpenDoor partner integration solutions shortens time-to-profit on new products in highly competitive markets.

Mentor Graphics' OpenDoor program is the industry's leading and longest standing program supporting the development of integrated world class solutions. OpenDoor provides access to a diverse number of partner companies that offer well integrated, leading edge software solutions that complement the Mentor Graphics suite of tools in all aspects of the design process. Information about the OpenDoor Program can be found at: http://www.mentor.com/company/partner_programs/opendoor/index.cfm


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