Since our founding more than 25 years ago, Xilinx has been a semiconductor industry leader at the forefront of technology, market and business achievement. Whether pioneering the fabless manufacturing model, inventing the FPGA, ranking among the world's leading patent holders, or delivering products and services distinguished by their quality and reputation for customer satisfaction, a spirit of innovation has driven our company to break new ground.
Today, Xilinx is the world's leading provider of programmable platforms, with $1.8B in revenues in fiscal year 2010 and more than 50 percent market share in the programmable logic device (PLD) segment of the semiconductor industry, according to market analyst firm iSuppli Corp.
Xilinx programmable chips are the innovation platform of choice for today's leading companies for the design of tens of thousands of products that improve the quality of our everyday lives. Due to their inherent flexibility, Xilinx award-winning programmable solutions - silicon, software, IP, evaluation kits and reference designs - are used by more than 20,000 customers to:
- Deliver innovative new products to market in a matter of weeks
- Drastically reduce research and development costs
- Change or upgrade end product features and functions "on the fly" to meet new market demands and adapt to changing industry standards
We're proud to have also built our business on a core set of values that drive strong business achievement, while positively impacting our employees, customers, shareholders, ecosystem partners - and the local communities where Xilinx employees work and live.