TechValidate Research on Mentor Xpedition

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887 Customers Surveyed

5,866 Data Points Collected

134 Published TechFacts

49 Published Charts

2 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Mentor Xpedition Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Perfect Score for Xpedition

Robert Turzo, a Design Engineer at Pleora Technologies, would be very likely to recommend Mentor Xpedition for this reason:

Just because Xpedition is the best tool out there.

Mentor Xpedition Case Study

Fortune 500 Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 aerospace & defense company is based on a January 2019 survey of Mentor Xpedition customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With Xpedition, our design team can better cope with increasing design complexity without reduced productivity.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Mentor Xpedition:

  • Xpedition helps with functioning productively across large and/or geographically segregated teams by:
    • Supporting concurrent design throughout the design process

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Mentor Xpedition that the surveyed company uses:

  • Would agree that with Xpedition, they are able to do the following:
    • Able to complete designs on time
    • Able to reduce cycle time by running analysis and verification during the design process

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Mentor Xpedition:

  • Xpedition enables them to optimize their design process by:
    • Managing the increasing complexity of their products
    • Improving product quality during the design process through analysis/verification
  • With Xpedition, they are able to complete their designs on time in 61-70% of their projects.
  • With Xpedition, they are able to complete 41-50% of their designs/projects within budget.

PCB Design Process Customer Research

In your opinion, is your PCB design tool a best-in-class solution?

Yes: 74%
No: 26%

Mentor Xpedition Customer Fact

A medium enterprise aerospace & defense company would agree that with Xpedition, they are able to complete designs on time, reduce cost-per-design due to reduced cycle times, increase product reliability using simulation, and stay on budget.

PCB Design Process Case Study

Medium Enterprise Transportation Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise transportation services company is based on a July 2019 survey of PCB Design Process customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select PCB Design Process:

  • Said:
    • Their design cycles have increased as a result of complexities
  • When they aren’t using simulation and verification, it’s usually due to:
    • Lack of company resources
    • Complexity of use

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of PCB Design Process that the surveyed company uses:

  • Said that Altium Designer is their primary PCB design software solution.
  • Said they use simulation and verification for >20% of projects during their PCB design process.
  • Said they do not use 3rd party tools to meet Signal Integrity requirements.
  • Said on average, our designs meet our quality targets.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with PCB Design Process:

  • Said that in regards to their current vendor’s customer service, they are not satisfied, my vendor is not sufficiently responsive or makes it difficult to receive support.
  • Said they are currently not satisfied with their current PCB design software.
  • Said their PCB design tool is not a best-in-class solution.
  • Believe that their tool’s capabilities are not superior to the capabilities of other competitive tools.

PCB Design Process Customer Research

67% of Altium users rely on 3rd party tools to meet Signal Integrity requirements

Do you rely 3rd party tools to meet Signal Integrity requirements?

Yes: 67%
No: 33%


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About Mentor Xpedition

Xpedition® Enterprise is the industry’s most innovative PCB design flow, providing integration from system design definition to manufacturing execution. Its unique, patented technologies can reduce design cycles by 50 percent or more while significantly improving overall quality and resource efficiency.

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