Tag Archives: CFD

STAR Global highlights optimization & possibilities

Did I see you at CD-adapco’s STAR Global conference in San Diego a few weeks ago? No? That’s too bad — it was a dynamite event, with presentations galore, a beach party and even cake and champagne. It was a … Continue reading

So much news — so little time: ADSK, ANSS, SSYS

Wow – what a day. And it’s not even 9AM! First up, Autodesk says that most new commercial seats of standalone software will be sold via subscription beginning on February 1, 2016. From the company’s perspective, this move creates revenue … Continue reading

Exa’s Q3 at low end of guidance even with strong license growth

Exa Corp. reported Q3 results just now that show solid growth as customers continue to convert from consulting engagements (where Exa carries out projects) to software license buyers. Total revenue was up 13% to $16 million, at the low end … Continue reading

Morning coffee: MuM Q2 up on VAR revenue, SIMPACK news, Flow Science awarded

Happy Monday! It’s going to be a busy week, with earnings and lots of other happenings. Germany’s Mensch und Maschine, one of Autodesk’s largest resellers and a supplier of its own CAM and AEC solutions, announced Q2 results today. Later in the … Continue reading

Exa’s Q1 falls short — but for a good reason

Exa announced Q1 results on Thursday that were good, not great. Revenue was just under $14 million, at the low end of the company’s guidance but still up 10% year/year (y/y). Exa CEO Steve Remondi told investors that a few … Continue reading

Morning coffee: recalls and virtual reality

Good morning! Hope you had an awesome weekend. Let’s get this week off to a good start by recapping what happened last week. It’s the Economy … Economic news continues to be mixed. Depending on where you are in the … Continue reading

Altair appifies CFD

We take a break from the streak of earnings and acquisitions to focus on CAE — specifically, CFD. Earlier this year, John Chawner of Pointwise highlighted a survey which found that “58% of engineers aren’t prepared for running CFD. Keeping in … Continue reading

Quickies: CFD, chocolate, collaborating & manufacturing — oh my!

Some headlines to get your week going, if you had yesterday off for the MLK remembrance. Of course, if you’re somewhere else in the world, you’re already well into your week, but let’s get you caught up anyway: I’ve written … Continue reading

Quickies: DS, 3D Systems, Hexagon buy; Exa reports

While I’m at AU with 10,000 of my dearest friends, the PLMish world keeps rolling with acquisitions and earnings. Early this morning, Dassault Systèmes announced that it has acquired an 84% controlling interest in Realtime Technology AG (RTT), a provider of … Continue reading

Quickie: ANSYS to acquire Reaction Design

A very quick update to share some news I think is really exciting: ANSYS is merging with Reaction Design, maker of solutions for modeling and simulating certain types of chemical reactions. CHEMKIN, Reaction Design’s flagship products, is used by designers in auto, … Continue reading