Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation and Outstanding Customer Service
Flagship Microwave Office Product Continues to Deliver Cutting Edge Technologies, Helping Customers
Meet the Challenges of Next-Generation Wireless Designs
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Dec. 19, 2007 —AWR®, the innovation leader in
high-frequency electronic design automation (EDA), today announced that December 2007 marks its
10-year anniversary of providing customers with innovative technologies and outstanding customer
service, enabling them to successfully deliver next-generation wireless designs in today's
competitive market. AWR began servicing its first customer on December 10th, 1997 with one seat of
software. Since then, the company's customer base has grown every year, resulting in over 20,000
active users in 2007.
The company attributes its consistent growth and the expansion of its customer base not only to
its founding principles of openness and interoperability, but also to its commitment to innovate new
technologies in order to help customers meet the growing challenges of increasingly complex
microwave and RF design. Since 1997, the company has continually strengthened its flagship product,
Microwave Office® design suite, with exciting new technologies targeted at increasing the
productivity of its customers. In the past 12 months alone, AWR has introduced three groundbreaking
new technologies, the ACE™, RFA™, and AXIEM™ solutions, which enable faster, more streamlined
“It is extremely satisfying that throughout our 10 years of growth and innovation, we've seen our
customer base go global and the use of our products expand substantially,” said Dane Collins, AWR
CEO. “Personally, the most rewarding highlight of our journey over the past decade is the customer
loyalty we've earned. That's really why we are celebrating this anniversary. We appreciate their
confidence in our company and our software.”
Numerous customer success stories and testimonials detailing the success AWR software and
customer service has enabled designers to achieve are available at www.appwave.com.
AWR is a leading supplier of high-frequency electronic design automation (EDA)
products for the design of wireless telecommunications equipment, semiconductors, high-speed
computers, networking systems, automotive mobility systems, and a variety of other electronics-based
products. AWR is a privately-held company and has global development offices, sales offices,
training centers, and distribution channels. More than 700 companies have deployed its software
worldwide, including virtually every major high-frequency electronic component and system supplier.
The company is headquartered at 1960 East Grand Avenue, Suite 430, El Segundo, California 90245. For
more information about AWR and the company's products, please visit www.appwave.com or call 310-726-3000.
AWR, the AWR logo, Microwave Office, ACE, RFA, and AXIEM are registered
trademarks or trademarks of Applied Wave Research, Inc. All other registered marks are the property
of their respective holders.