The Vivado Design Suite provides an environment to configure, implement, verify, and integrate IP as a standalone module or within the context of the system-level design. IP can include logic, embedded processors, digital signal processing (DSP) modules, or C-based DSP algorithm designs. Custom IP is packaged following IP-XACT protocol and then made available through the Vivado IP catalog. The IP catalog provides quick access to the IP for configuration, instantiation, and validation of IP. Xilinx IP utilizes the AXI4 interconnect standard to enable faster system-level integration. Existing IP can be used in the design either in RTL or netlist format. For more information, see the Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Designing with IP (UG896).