June 27, 2022

Accenture Declares Intent to Achieve XtremeEDA to Enlarge Silicon Design Functions in Canada and US 


Acquisition will bolster Accenture Cloud First’s edge computing features 


TORONTO and AUSTIN; June 27, 2022 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an settlement to obtain XtremeEDA, an Ottawa-based silicon design products and services chief. The corporate supplies semiconductor engineering products and services for purchasers in quest of customized silicon answers utilized in client units, cloud knowledge facilities, gadget studying and synthetic intelligence (AI) computational platforms to permit edge AI deployment. The phrases of the purchase weren’t disclosed. 


The purchase of XtremeEDA will amplify Accenture Cloud First’s features in edge computing to lend a hand purchasers make stronger how they set up and use bodily property at or close to the consumer and create new interactive, human stories.  

“We consider silicon engineering has huge attainable to lend a hand organizations discover new techniques to tell apart and personalize stories within the virtual global,” stated Karthik Narain, international lead of Accenture Cloud First. “Very good, fit-for-purpose silicon design interprets into real-time, seamless, obtainable and entirely user-centered stories. The XtremeEDA workforce’s experience will lend a hand us deliver extra specialised, high-performance and scalable compute features to our purchasers as they make the most of the ability of the Cloud Continuum to reinvent their enterprises.”   


Based in 2002, XtremeEDA is identified throughout North The us for its experience in virtual design verification, processor and device integration and {hardware} safety. XtremeEDA has an place of job in Ottawa and brings a workforce of roughly 40 skilled engineers and practitioners who serve North American purchasers throughout industries together with device and platform, telecommunications, client merchandise, avionics and protection. 


Amongst XtremeEDA’s core choices is virtual design verification the place skilled engineers ship complex verification products and services and answers together with reusable and scalable implementation. The corporate additionally gives processor and device integration products and services via implemented state-of-the artwork verification, functionality research and coherency checking out. In shut partnership with purchasers, XtremeEDA guarantees {hardware} merchandise are designed with the most productive applied sciences to safeguard towards an more and more complicated and evolving safety setting.  


“We welcome the addition of the XtremeEDA workforce to amplify our edge computing and silicon design features in North The us. XtremeEDA will lend a hand us scale what’s already probably the most complete edge features on the earth, growing new stories at the virtual core,” stated Jeffrey Russell, president of Accenture in Canada. “Through combining XtremeEDA’s robust and deep enjoy upfront silicon design with Accenture’s Cloud First features, we’re poised to ship extra price for purchasers in specialised {hardware}, allotted cloud, decentralized edge computing and sophisticated safety wishes.” 


“Becoming a member of Accenture will permit us to proceed the challenge we began two decades in the past: to be a strategic spouse for purchasers and to have international achieve,” stated Claude Cloutier, CEO, XtremeEDA. “It’s a milestone second to deliver our workforce’s enjoy to Accenture’s end-to-end silicon engineering products and services. We’re excited for the adventure forward, one that can open better alternatives for our purchasers and other folks.” 


Since 2020, XtremeEDA is the 5th trade that Accenture Canada will gain. Contemporary acquisitions come with: 


  • In September 2021, Accenture got Gevity, a method and consulting group all for serving to healthcare trade purchasers turn out to be their companies via leading edge era answers founded in Victoria.  
  • In July 2021, Accenture got Cloudworks, a number one Oracle Cloud provider supplier founded in Toronto.  
  • In 2020, Accenture got Avenai, some other Ottawa consultancy all for public provider organizations, and Callisto Integration, an Oakville, Ontario, supplier of consulting and era products and services in virtual production in meals and beverage, chemical compounds, utilities and different industries. 

About Accenture 

Accenture is an international skilled products and services corporate with main features in virtual, cloud and safety. Combining unrivaled enjoy and specialised abilities throughout greater than 40 industries, we provide Technique and Consulting, Generation and Operations products and services and Accenture Music — all powered by means of the sector’s greatest community of Complicated Generation and Clever Operations facilities. Our 710,000 other folks ship at the promise of era and human ingenuity on a daily basis, serving purchasers in additional than 120 nations. We include the ability of alternate to create price and shared luck for our purchasers, other folks, shareholders, companions and communities. Discuss with us at accenture.com. 


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