MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

We are nearing the end of earnings season, but still have a few biggies to go. One of those is Autodesk, and we use its largest European reseller, Mensch und Maschine (MuM) as a preview since MuM reports preliminary results a couple of weeks before Autodesk. Like...
MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

MuM’s Q3 “happy” results look good for Autodesk

Germany’s Mensch und Maschine (MuM) reported results earlier this week and, as usual, we look at them to see what they might mean for Autodesk and for its broader VAR network. In case you’re unaware, MuM is probably Autodesk’s largest European...
MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

Quickie: MuM’s results show climb up hockey stick

We’ve seen all sorts of analogies for what happens with top line revenue during the transition from perpetual to subscriptions–bottoming out and climbing back up the other side, a hockey stick with a curved decline then a sharp upwards trend, and so...
MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

Quickie: MuM announces most profitable quarter ever

What trough? As a reminder, we look at Mensch und Maschine to gauge how resellers are faring as Autodesk transitions to subscriptions — and MuM is on the upswing with its Q1 2018 report. Per its announcement, “While the [proprietary MuM] Software segment...
MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

MuM says 2017 is off to a “pleasant” start

What a nice way to start a week: an earnings report that includes the word “pleasant”. Too often, it’s all business gobbledy-gook; we all know what “pleasant” means. Not stressful, satisfactory, generally positive, moving in the right...
MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

MuM sees subs growth resuming in H2 2017

Earlier this week, Germany’s Mensch und Maschine Software announced preliminary results for 2016 — and they were solid, even with the perpetual to subscription transition it and its customers are working through. Total revenue in 2016 was €167 million, up...
MuM reports rebound in Autodesk sales

MuM had “best Q1 in company’s history”

Now, that’s a headline. We’re all worrying about how the switch to subscriptions across the software universe affects the software creators and their reseller partners, and how many will be unable to manage the cash flow implications of the change —...