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...
Pointwise acquired by Cadence

Pointwise acquired by Cadence

Pointwise acquired by Cadence It’s getting hard to keep up! Just in, an email from Pointwise, the CAE meshing experts: We are happy to report today that Pointwise, Inc. is being acquired by Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS), a pivotal leader in...
Pointwise acquired by Cadence

Cadence to acquire NUMECA

Cadence to acquire NUMECA And the consolidation continues. Cadence announced this morning that it will acquire NUMECA, maker of the OMNIS CAE framework (though you probably know it for its FINE/Design3D optimization solution and its FINE/Marine virtual towing tank/CFD...
Pointwise acquired by Cadence

Quickie: FieldView now part of Vela Software

CFD 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...
Pointwise acquired by Cadence

Just in: Envenio becomes part of JUUL

Now this is interesting. Envenio, which offered cloud based, on-demand, GPU-powered CFD simulation, just sent out an email saying they’ve been acquired by JUUL and will cease independent operations at the end of December. Envenio’s EXN/Aero, is a...
Pointwise acquired by Cadence

Quickie: Altair nabs ElectroFlo CFD for electronics cooling

Altair just announced that it has acquired TES International’s technology and intellectual property and hired founder Ben Zandi to lead its thermal solutions software development efforts. Dr. Zandi founded TES to address electronics cooling and today (yesterday?) the...
Pointwise acquired by Cadence

Quickie: DS acquiring Exa for $400 million

Well, well, well. Dassault Systèmes (DS) and Exa Corporation announced early this morning that DS is acquiring Exa for $24.25 per share, or around $400 million. You may recall that Exa is a publicly traded company in the US, making the PowerFLOW CFD suite based on the...
ANSYS acquires CEI to boost post-processing with EnSight

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...