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Buying Guide

Rambus delivers a variety of offerings and engagement options to provide an enhanced customer experience and to improve our customers’ time-to-market. Focused on bringing invention to market through licenses, solutions and services, Rambus is a collaborative and entrepreneurial company dedicated to the success of its customers.

Built on over 25 years of high-speed memory and serial link interface design experience, our chips offer industry-leading performance and reliability along with value-added features and functionality. Rambus chips are supported by integrated tools and expert services targeted at providing a best-in-class customer experience. 

OfferingDescriptionTechnology
Server DIMM ChipsetsDDR4 chipset for RDIMM and LRDIMM server modulesMemory + Interfaces

Our comprehensive, application-specific hard and soft cores, are configured to customer requirements and can be directly licensed for integration into a wide range of SoCs—from power-sensitive mobile applications, to highly-secure anti-tampering, to performance-driven multi-core processors. IP Core solutions are available with a full suite of tools, services and training to enable faster time-to-market, improved system margins and reduced cost.

OfferingDescriptionTechnology
DDRn MemoryProcess-specific physical memory interfacesMemory + Interfaces
SerDes PHYsProcess-specific physical chip-to-chip interfacesMemory + Interfaces
CryptoFirewall CoresVendor-specific security IP coresSecurity
DPA Resistant CoresCryptographic coresSecurity
CryptoManager Root of TrustHigh-security core with a silicon root-of-trust for key and feature provisioningSecurity

Through flexible licensing models, our Architecture Licensees gain access to system IP, specifications and validation suites to enable freedom to design with industry-leading technology. In addition, we offer tools, services and direct access to our team of world-class engineers and scientists to reduce design time and cost.

OfferingDescriptionTechnology
Memory &
SerDes
Physical interface enabling technologyMemory + Interfaces
DRAMDRAM architecture and design technologyMemory + Interfaces
DPA CountermeasuresCryptographic coresSecurity

We offer flexible licensing options that provide access to our broad portfolio of patented inventions. Existing offerings include:

Typical license engagements provide customers with access to use all or portions of Rambus innovations in certain fields of use.

We offer a range of software and hardware tools that have been developed to assist system and chip designers with system analysis, design, debug, validation and characterization, Rambus offers a range of software and hardware tools. Our tools are available to customers, partners and educational institutions complete with training, documentation and optional design services.

OfferingDescriptionTechnology
LabStation PlatformHardware and software interface testing platformMemory + Interfaces
Noise MonitorOn-chip IP for power supply noise analysisMemory + Interfaces
DPA WorkstationHardware and software platform for side-channel analysisSecurity

We offer a broad range of consulting services targeted at shortening design times, improving design quality and reducing design costs. By providing direct access to a team of industry experts with combined decades of relevant experience, Rambus services enable our customers to effectively and efficiently implement leading-edge designs and bring their products to market.

We offer a range of software and hardware tools that have been developed to assist system and chip designers with system analysis, design, debug, validation and characterization, Rambus offers a range of software and hardware tools. Our tools are available to customers, partners and educational institutions complete with training, documentation and optional design services.

OfferingDescriptionTechnology
Engineering DesignSystem and interface design servicesMemory + Interfaces
Design ReviewsComprehensive interface and system reviewsMemory + Interfaces
DPA Validation ProgramComprehensive, third-party security testingSecurity
Manufacturing SupportCustomized support for hardware security coresSecurity
DPA Consulting ServicesDesign services, product evaluations, and DPA training workshopsSecurity

Learn from our team of industry experts on a variety of topics and gain firsthand experience with the tools and methodologies that enable best-in-class performance, power efficiency and security for current and future-generation electronic systems. Rambus training workshops and seminars are offered publicly and privately and can be given at customer-specific locations.

OfferingDescriptionTechnology
Design TutorialsDesign optimization methodologiesMemory + Interfaces
Security AnalysisDesign approaches to counter SPA and DPASecurity
DPA WorkstationSecurity analysis platform trainingSecurity

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