SAP, ANSYS and digital twins (oh my)

SAP, ANSYS and digital twins (oh my)

I find it fascinating that SAP is pushing so hard on physics-based IoT capabilities, when it could more naturally come at IoT from the perspective of business analytics. Its partnership with ANSYS is another big step in that direction, adding more solvers and a...
ANSYS & SAP create insights across engineering & operations

ANSYS & SAP create insights across engineering & operations

In all of the noise a few weeks ago about PTC’s partnership with ANSYS to embed ANSYS Discovery Live into Creo, you might have missed the news that ANSYS has also partnered with SAP to bring physics-based analytics to the foreground in manufacturing operations. ANSYS...
PTC’s LiveWorx foreshadows digital transformations

PTC’s LiveWorx foreshadows digital transformations

PTC’s LiveWorx foreshadows digital transformations Technology. Business partnerships. Longtime customers, dragged forward. New customers to be wooed. PTC’s annual user conference, now called LiveWorx, is barely over and there is so much to digest and to...
ANSYS Q1 boosted by biggest-ever deal

ANSYS Q1 boosted by biggest-ever deal

ANSYS reported Q1 results last week that blew past most estimates and forecasts because the company is starting to reap the benefits of its big-ness. Recall that It has gone from mechanical FEA (ANSYS) to adding CFD (Fluent) to including EMAG (Apache and Ansoft) and...
ANSYS gets aesthetic with its acquisition of OPTIS

ANSYS gets aesthetic with its acquisition of OPTIS

ANSYS just announced that it is acquiring OPTIS, maker of software that simulates light and human vision and, increasingly, solutions that enabled users to visualize real-world effects in a virtual setting. What does that mean? Lots of things. To take just one...
ANSYS gets aesthetic with its acquisition of OPTIS

Super-quick: ANSYS acquires 3DSIM for additive

ANSYS just announced that  it has acquired 3DSIM, a developer of additive manufacturing simulation technology to bolster ANSYS’ additive manufacturing simulation workflow. Deal terms were not disclosed but it sounds like a done deal. 3DSIM’s exaSIM...
ANSYS Q1 boosted by biggest-ever deal

Quickie: ANSYS’ Q3 well ahead of expectations

We’re on day 4 of no power here in our little slice of (New England) paradise, so this must be short, if there’s any hope of uploading it. More after the earnings call and once Net access is back to normal. ANSYS reported a Q3 that basically blew past its...
ANSYS Q1 boosted by biggest-ever deal

ANSYS acquires CEI to boost post-processing with EnSight

ANSYS has announced that it has acquired Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI), makers of EnSight, a nifty post-processor for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) simulations. As you might be aware, simulations result in...
ANSYS Q1 boosted by biggest-ever deal

CAE rumbles on: ANSYS, ESI and Exa earnings recaps

Over the last few weeks, CAE companies have released earnings that highlight the growing importance of CAE technology in many companies’ product development processes, and the impact these technologies are having on the enterprises that use them. First, key...
ANSYS Q1 boosted by biggest-ever deal

ANSYS realigns to go from $1B to $2B

ANSYS held its first earnings call under the leadership of new CEO Ajei Gopal today to discuss Q4 and full-year 2016 results and to offer investors a glimpse into where Mr. Gopal believes he can take ANSYS. One clear takeaway from the call: the goals are ambitious, as...