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Azuro Announces Record Sales in the First Half of 2009

Azuro, Inc., a provider of advanced implementation tools for nanometer chip design, today announced record sales and revenue for the first six months of 2009.

“Azuro continues to gain momentum despite the tough economic climate,” said Paul Cunningham, CEO and co-founder of Azuro. “In the first half of this year, we have seen some of our largest customers significantly increase their deployments of PowerCentric, and we have added two of the top ten global chip companies as new customers.“

In the first half of 2009, Azuro also launched a major new product, Rubix™, and announced the inclusion of PowerCentric™ in TSMC’s new Integrated Sign-Off Flow. Customer tapeouts continued to ramp at an exponential rate with over 25 new chips completed since the start of the year.

About PowerCentric and Rubix

PowerCentric is a complete replacement for the clock tree synthesis (CTS) step in a digital chip design flow. It reduces chip power by up to 20% and dramatically increases designer productivity on designs with complex clock networks.

Rubix is a complete replacement for the physical optimization and CTS steps in a digital chip design flow. It increases chip speed by up to 20% and accelerates time to market by up to two months.

For more information on Azuro’s products and the technology behind them, please visit www.azuro.com.

About Azuro™

Azuro is an electronic design automation (EDA) company supplying software tools to design digital semiconductor chips. The company’s unique clock tree synthesis and physical optimization technologies make chips faster, reduce chip power and dramatically accelerate chip time to market. Customers of Azuro’s software include Broadcom, Cambridge Silicon Radio, NVIDIA, NXP, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments. Founded in 2002, the company is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA with R&D in Cambridge, UK, and is privately held.

Rubix and PowerCentric are trademarks of Azuro, Inc.

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