The Xilinx® PlanAhead™ hierarchical design and analysis environment can be used in conjunction with Xilinx ISE™ tools to improve design performance and possibly enable incremental design and IP reuse. Several customers have benefited from the unique capabilities that PlanAhead software provides. In this article, we’ll describe how one Xilinx customer, Anchor Bay Technologies of Campbell, CA, was able to successfully utilize PlanAhead design tools.

Reprinted with permission from Xcell Journal / Fourth Quarter 2005. Article © Xcell Journal.