Quickie: Cimatron’s Q3 up 8% y/y

Quickie: Cimatron’s Q3 up 8% y/y

Cimatron just reported results for Q3. Revenue  was up 8% year/year to $11.2 million, making it the 18th consecutive quarter with year/year revenue growth in constant currencies. The company has been pressured to articulate a strategy for additive manufacturing, for...
Philae lands and tweets!

Philae lands and tweets!

We take a break from our earnings and conference coverage for a space update: Rosetta’s little Philae probe has landed! Philae sent back this picture, taken from a height of 3 km just before it landed at around 11AM ET: All sorts of cool images and video are...
AVEVA announces H1, inline with September reset

AVEVA announces H1, inline with September reset

AVEVA today announced fiscal H1 2015 revenue of £86 million, down 21% year/year — basically as announced in October. The good news: no new bad news. I still need to parse the details, but at a high level: The company reported strength in China, India and parts...

Take a break and watch Engineering Happiness

I’m on a plane, making my way to the Dassault Systèmes 3D Experience Forum in Las Vegas. You, however, have Wifi so connect your speakers and groove to this lovely video: Bentley showed this last week at the start of the Year in Infrastructures Awards Banquet,...
PTC beats Q4 expectations; disappoints on F15 outlook

PTC beats Q4 expectations; disappoints on F15 outlook

So, it’s 11 PM here in London, Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure winners have been announced (and they’re partying hard downstairs — congrats to you and all of the finalists; it was a tough, tough contest)  but back in the real world, PTC...
ANSYS has a decent Q3 but disappoints on outlook for Q4

ANSYS has a decent Q3 but disappoints on outlook for Q4

ANSYS just announced that revenue for Q3 was $234 million, smack in the middle of its guidance but still below Wall Street expectations, so expect the share to open down a bit today. Also likely to not help with the share price: Q4 guidance of $243.9 million to $251.9...
Quickie: London, bristling with infrastructure projects

Quickie: London, bristling with infrastructure projects

Yesterday marked the start of the 2014 edition of Bentley’s Year In Infrastructure conference. COO Malcolm Walter told us that he counted over 100 cranes while looking out the window at Bentley’s London offices –and I can see something like 20 from...
MuM’s VAR business strong — own software, too

MuM’s VAR business strong — own software, too

Mensch und Maschine Software, Autodesk’s largest European reseller but also a software developer in its own right, just announced Q3 results that were, well, darned good. Revenue was up 14% year/year (y/y) to €32 million. Revenue from the company’s own...
DS reports solid Q3, led by direct channel & big accounts

DS reports solid Q3, led by direct channel & big accounts

Dassault Systèmes today reported results for Q3 that show its direct sales channel continues to perform well, growing the company’s presence within its largest customers. More analysis to come, but the highlights of the earnings release are: Total revenue in Q3...
3D Systems warns, cites production delays not demand

3D Systems warns, cites production delays not demand

3D Systems just announced that it now expects Q3 revenue of $164 million to $169 million, about $20 million shot of Wall Street’s expectations, and full-year revenue between $650 million and $690 million — far short of the $700 million to $740 million...