Bentley ramps up utility pole management offering with SPIDA acquisition

Quickie: Siemens adds proFPGA for hardware verification

Quickie: Siemens adds proFPGA for hardware verification Super quick, as I (virtually) run between events: Siemens Digital Industries Software just announced that it has signed an agreement with PRO DESIGN Electronic GmbH to acquire its proFPGA product family of Field...
Bentley ramps up utility pole management offering with SPIDA acquisition

Autodesk wants Altium’s PCB design but, so far, no deal

Autodesk wants Altium’s PCB design but, so far, no deal Last night in the US // early Monday in Australia, Altium and Autodesk announced that a deal may be in the offing. Autodesk has offered AUD38.50 (Australian dollars) per share for Altium, the maker of EDA...
Quickie: Siemens nabs Nextflow for meshless CFD

Quickie: Siemens nabs Nextflow for meshless CFD

Quickie: Siemens nabs Nextflow for meshless CFD Siemens just announced that it has acquired Nextflow Software, maker of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solvers. Siemens says that Nextflow’s Smooth-Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) solver doesn’t require the...
AVEVA says demand improved in H2, leading to FY2021 pro forma revenue up 2% occ — it’s complicated

Bentley’s Q1 revenue up 14%, cites SMB progress

Bentley’s Q1 revenue up 14%, cites SMB progress Bentley reported results way back on May 11 but I haven’t had time to finish a deeper analysis — so here’s a quick piece on those results and a little bit on what it all means. Even more quickly:...
Procore finally IPOs; valued at $8.5 billion

Procore finally IPOs; valued at $8.5 billion

Procore finally IPOs; valued at $8.5 billion No doubt about it: the market for makers of IT solutions targeted at the construction industry is HOT. Procore finally completed its initial public offering yesterday, raising $635 million by selling 9.5 million shares at...
Bentley ramps up utility pole management offering with SPIDA acquisition

Ansys acquires Phoenix Integration & its ModelCenter

Ansys acquires Phoenix Integration & its ModelCenter Ansys just announced that it has acquired Phoenix Integration, maker of ModelCenter, a tool used by many who apply the principles of model-based engineering (MBE) and model-based systems engineering (MBSE). The...