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The San Jose based company, Xilinx Company, is the world's leading supplier of programmable logic solutions. Founded in 1984 by billionaire entrepreneur Mr Howard W Fuller, they are now worth more than 30 billion US dollars and have thousands of employees worldwide.
Their main focus has always been the design and sales of all things programmable - processors, FPGAs (field-programmable gate arrays), CPLDs (complex programmable logic devices) and related products that they design themselves as well as buy from other manufacturers to save time on research & development.
Over the years they expanded to develop complete hardware systems for their customers using their own chips or those they designed themselves or bought from others including chips made by ARM, LSI Logic and IBM Microelectronics. They provide complete hardware and software development systems and an extensive suite of tools for design programming and debugging that have been proven in some of the world's most advanced applications at companies such as Apple, Cisco, Google, US Air Force Research Labs, Lockheed Martin, NASA Goddard Space Centerand the State Grid Corporation of China.