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Methodics Expands Korean Market through Partnership with NinePlusIT

Proven Sales and Support Channel for Electronic Design Technology to Provide on the Ground Services to IP Lifecycle Management Leader

SEOUL, South Korea --  October 12, 2017 – Methodics Inc, the leader in IP lifecycle management, storage optimization, and workspace acceleration solutions for complex System-on-Chip designs, today announced a partnership with NinePlusIT, a proven sales and support channel for electronic design tools in Korea. The partnership expands Methodics’ footprint into this key market, opening up opportunities in the growing Korean commercial, government and educational sectors for its collaborative design and data management solution.

NinePlusIT has a team of experienced sales and application engineering professionals skilled in the latest IC and PCB design technologies. The firm has represented Cadence Design Systems for the past eight years, providing front line support and training, as well as expanding the market for that company’s product lines. NinePlusIT also runs a successful EDA Training Academy in two locations that instructs electronic design professionals and engineering students on the latest technologies and methodologies for complex electronic design.

“Korea is an important market, and the design environments in many of the large companies there have exactly the characteristics and challenges that will benefit from our solutions. Having an experienced partner like NinePlusIT providing our front-line sales and support capabilities will enable us to provide more effective service to customers there. Their knowledge of the market combined with experience in electronic design tools and methodologies will make them an important part of how we grow in this region,” said Jerry Brocklehurst, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Methodics.

“We are pleased to be able to represent such an innovative and productivity-oriented offering from Methodics. We believe this technology can greatly improve how systems and IC design teams work together and improve the overall efficiency of their development process. Our team of sales and support people can make an immediate impact by helping our customers adopt a Methodics-based methodology,” said Luke Chan Park, CEO at NinePlusIT.

Methodics delivers state-of-the-art IP Lifecycle Management, Design Data Management, and Storage and Workspace optimization and acceleration tools for analog, digital, SoC, and software development design teams. Methodics' customers benefit from the products' ability to enable high-performance collaboration across multi-site and multi-geographic design teams. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and has additional offices and representatives in the U.S., Europe, China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea.  For more information, visit

NinePlusIT is a leading distributor and supporter of advanced electronic design solutions in Korea. For more than 10 years it has provided sales, technical support and education services to customers of Cadence Design Systems, including supporting that company’s OrCAD® products, Allegro® products and Sigrity® line, as well as offering its unique IC university program. NineplusIT supports on-going engineering education in Korea and has held the national college, polytechnics and technical high school skills competition events for long-term training of engineers since 2011. The company has offices located in Seoul and Busan City in Korea. For more information, visit or