AVEVA’s F12 ahead on all counts

It’s hard to come up with a single headline. Total revenue: £195.9 million, up 13% and ahead of analysts’ forecasts of £192 million. Profit before tax of £62.3 million versus median estimate of £61.5 million. Cash balance of £178.9 million against...

AVEVA & Hexagon expand offerings

We interrupt the regularly scheduled blog to note two acquisitions this week (so far – it’s only Wednesday!). One is decidedly old-school, as AVEVA adds bocad’s structural detailing of steel, glass, wood and more to its portfolio. The other, by Hexagon, is...

AVEVA’s fiscal 2012: “strong finish”

AVEVA today offered a sneak preview of its performance during the September 2011 – March 2012 portion of their fiscal year. Full results will be announced on May 28. The wording of the announcement makes it a bit difficult to parse, with not-particularly-glowing...

AVEVA confident of a successful F12

The earnings news so far has been almost giddy, both retrospectively as PTC and SAP strong December quarters and looking forward as both companies project strong growth for 2012. AVEVA tamped that down a bit today, releasing an Interim Management Statement (no...

AVEVA revenue up 9% in H1 2012

AVEVA today announced results for the six months ended September 30 that were both true to the the upbeat tone of last month’s interim statement’s and cautiously optimistic about the future. The results mirror what we’ve come to expect in the engineering software...

AVEVA showcases integrated design

This is WAY overdue — but don’t read into the tardiness that AVEVA World Summit Europe 2011 was anything other than a world-class event. AVEVA is hosting three such sessions around the world (in Copenhagen, Rio de Janeiro and Singapore) to bring the summits...

AVEVA hints at good start to F2012

AVEVA today hinted at results for the six months ending September 30 and announced that full details will be published on November 15. As expected, performance was strongest in Latin America, South Korea and Central and Eastern Europe, especially in oil and gas....

AVEVA acquires Z+F UK

AVEVA today announced the acquisition of Z+F UK Limited, maker of the LFM software suite of 3D laser scanning software packages. AVEVA and Z+F UK have been partners for years, releasing increasingly sophisticated tools to integrate the output from laser scanning with...

Autodesk ramps up its plant offering

Earlier this week, Autodesk announced the release of the Autodesk Plant Design Suite, 3 flavors of integrated apps that support multidisciplinary plant design. You can go here for the details of what is in the standard, premium and ultimate suites packages or to...

AVEVA making steady progress

AVEVA released an interim statement today, in which it briefly goes over business trends seen in the June quarter (AVEVA reports in more detail twice a year). The statement used words such as “further growth”, “strengthening” and “steady progress” — so while no...