TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Launches Recognition Program for EDA Experts

  TRADE NEWS: Agilent Technologies Launches Recognition Program for EDA
  Experts

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- March 12, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today launched its Agilent Certified
Expert recognition program for electronic design automation experts. Eligible
participants include individuals demonstrating a high level of expertise—both
theoretical and practical—in applying Agilent EEsof EDA tools for product
design and modeling.

Immense collective knowledge exists within the 20,000-strong worldwide user
community, which has emerged from over 30 years of Agilent EDA application to
the design of high-frequency and high-speed communication systems and
circuits. Through its certified expert program, Agilent is working to publicly
recognize the knowledge contributed by those who have become uniquely
proficient with its design and simulation tools.

The Agilent Certified Expert program also enables Agilent to gain insights
from experts to shape the next generation of EDA products. It provides a way
to recognize expert users for their technical achievements as well as
certification to formally accredit their skills. Additionally, it offers a
forum for top users to learn from industry experts and allows Agilent EEsof
EDA’s best users to contribute their knowledge to industry.

“The Agilent Certified Expert recognition program honors individuals who are
extremely proficient in the application of Agilent EEsof EDA tools to design
complex systems and circuits demanded by the wireless, aerospace/defense and
high-speed digital industries,” said Todd Cutler, general manager of Agilent
EEsof EDA. “Those who share their knowledge on how they apply the tools are
the ones that really set themselves apart by helping move the whole industry
forward.”

Key benefits of the Agilent Certified Expert EDA software certification
include:

  *Public recognition of technical expertise in the industry.
  *Right to use the official Agilent Certification logo in forums and on
    resumes.
  *Ability to be part of Agilent’s network for potential consulting
    opportunities.
  *Access to personal Agilent EEsof EDA software loans during periods of
    career transition.

For more information regarding the Agilent Certified Expert recognition
program or to obtain a list of inaugural members, see
www.agilent.com/find/eesof-ace.

About Agilent EEsof EDA Software

Agilent EEsof EDA is the leading supplier of electronic design automation
software for microwave, RF, high-frequency, high-speed digital, RF system,
electronic system level, circuit, 3-D electromagnetic, physical design and
device-modeling applications. More information is available at
www.agilent.com/find/eesof.

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company
and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics,
electronics and communications. The company’s 20,500 employees serve customers
in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.9 billion in fiscal
2012. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

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Contact:

Agilent Technologies Inc.
Janet Smith, +1-970-679-5397 (Americas)
janet_smith@agilent.com
Twitter: @JSmithAgilent
Sarah Calnan, +44 (118) 927 5101 (Europe)
sarah_calnan@agilent.com
Iris Ng, +852 31977979 (Asia)
iris-hw_ng@agilent.com
 
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