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Altair starts 2020 with an EMAG deal

Surprise! One of the PLMish world's most acquisitive companies has done it again: Altair announced today that it has snapped up Spain's newFASANT, which makes software used for high-frequency electromagnetic analysis. newFASANT was founded in 2010, a spin-off from the...

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Do we even still fax?

Hello and welcome back! I hope you had a bit of time off at the year-end and are not stressing too much over how many cookies you might (or might not, we'll never know) have consumed. I'm easing back in and discovered this marvelous headline among all of the emails...

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Quickie: Nemetschek adds to its media brands

Just across the newswire (well, into the inbox since that's how it all works nowadays): Nemetschek, best known for its BIM brands Allplan and Graphisoft, also has a media and entertainment division called Maxon. Nemetschek says that Maxon will merge with a company...

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Quickie: FieldView now part of Vela Software

Just saw the press release: on November 8, 2019, Intelligent Light announced that it had sold the right to develop, sell and support FieldView to Vela Software International, the company that bought Tecplot four years ago. According to the press release, and with no...

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Quickie: ESI’s Q3 goes to plan

ESI yesterday released Q3 results that show ... no real change. The company's reinvention continues. Revenue in Q3 was €28.6 million, up 2% as reported and down 1% in constant currencies (cc). Software license revenue was up 1% (but down 3% cc) to €20.7 million....

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Quickie: Siemens adds Atlas 3D to 3D printing bench

Siemens announced yesterday that it will acquire Atlas 3D, Inc. before then end of November. Atlas 3D makes Sunata, software that helps designers optimize print orientation and support structures for direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) printers via sophisticated...

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Quickie: ANSYS beats expectations in Q3

I'm battling the flu/plague/chest infection/dunno so this has to be written between sneezes and coughs. I'll be more thorough after I've listened to the earnings call. ANSYS reported Q3 revenue and earnings ahead of their own forecasts, with non-GAAP revenue of $346...

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Quickie: ANSYS snaps up Dynardo for PIDO

ANSYS just announced that it is will acquire long-time partner Dynardo, maker of optiSLang, a process integration and design optimization (PIDO) tool. I first became aware of Dynardo years ago, when it presented at a conference about the work it was doing in...

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Quickie: AVEVA reports positive momentum in CQ3

Schneider Electric reported Q3 results today, so AVEVA (partly owned by Schneider Electric) also issued a quick statement about its progress in the six months ended September 30. The company said that it "achieved low double-digit" (constant currency) revenue growth,...

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Quickie: PTC’s Q4 revenue up 7%

This is going to be very quick, because I haven't had time to listen to the earnings call replay -- but I can report that PTC saw total revenue up 7% (up 9% in constant currencies) in its fiscal Q4 to $335 million, beating Wall Street's expectations. That, plus the...

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