Xilinx, Inc. (Xilinx or the Company) designs, develops and markets complete programmable logic solutions, including advanced integrated circuits (ICs), software design tools, predefined system functions delivered as cores of logic and field engineering support. The Company's programmable logic ICs include field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs). These components are standard ICs programmed by Xilinx's customers to perform desired logic operations. Xilinx also markets HardWire devices, which are mask-programmed ICs functionally equivalent to programmed FPGAs. The Company's products are designed to provide high integration and quick time-to-market for electronic equipment manufacturers in the data processing, telecommunications, networking, industrial control, instrumentation, high-reliability/military and consumer markets. The Company markets its products throughout the world through a direct sales organization, direct sales to manufacturers by independent sales representative firms, sales through franchised domestic distributors and sales through foreign distributors. Xilinx's products have provided effective solutions to a wide range of customer logic requirements.

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