29 May 2013

OptimalTest Selected by AMD as Primary Test Management Solution Supplier

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Nes Ziona, Israel, May 29, 2013 – OptimalTest, a leader in enterprise-wide test management solutions, today announced that it was selected as the primary provider for Test Management Solutions to AMD (NYSE: AMD). The two companies signed a multi-year agreement under which they will closely collaborate  on solutions for improving yield, quality and utilization across their global supply chain facilities and on all  of their factory testers. 
OptimalEnterprise is the industry’s first scalable solution to address the test management challenges  faced by the global semiconductor industry. Leveraging an innovative, high-performance architecture and  leading-edge database capabilities, OptimalEnterprise enables semiconductor companies to improve  their data integrity across internal and external facilities worldwide, dramatically reducing the time to  actionable data and providing transparency into external manufacturing facilities. 
“At AMD, we are focused on continuous improvements that optimize our global supply chain for speed, efficiency and cost,” said John Docherty, senior vice president, Global Operations, AMD. “With the data  management and analysis capabilities of OptimalEnterprise, we were able to achieve significant  improvements in product yield and quality in our pilot project and, as a result, we are now deploying this  solution across our entire supply chain.” 
Developed to deliver integrated test management and optimization of products, processes and operations throughout global semiconductor supply chains, OptimalTest’s solutions improve yields, reduce test times and accelerate early detection of testing issues, driving increased product revenue and higher product  quality for both fabless and IDM semiconductor companies. 
“We are delighted to work with AMD and help them establish an optimized solution for their global 
manufacturing supply chain,” said Dan Glotter, CEO and president of OptimalTest. “With AMD’s adoption of OptimalEnterprise, we are continuing to expand the reach of our Global Semiconductor Information Highway by providing semiconductor companies with the ability to streamline their supply chain to improve product yield, quality and utilization.”