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PLDefacto.

In the absence of standards, Altera is the standard.

From concept to completion, PLDs from Altera get you to market first. While network products need to comply with a long list of industry standards and specs, there are only two qualifications for a de facto standard. You have to provide functions people want, and get to market first.

Altera programmable logic devices can help you accomplish both goals for your wide-area, local-area, and workgroup products.

All Altera chips are programmable, so you can easily customize your designs. They're also easily reprogrammable, so you can accommodate changes in standards or specs — and still get your product to market first.

To meet high-speed communication needs, Altera PLDs operate at the highest speeds, with densities in the gate array range. And our easy-to-use design tools are compatible with your existing software design environment to speed up the design process.

How to become the de facto standard.

Find the flexibility, shorter design cycles, and market leadership you need to develop your next de facto standard. Find out more about Altera PLDs. For product information and our free ATM design kit, call us today at 800-9-ALTERA (800-925-8372), and ask for Dept. A160. Or find us at http://www.altera.com.