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Agenda set for Jon Peddie Research VIRTUALIZE 2015

Agenda set for Jon Peddie Research VIRTUALIZE 2015

The second annual remote graphics and virtualization conference returns to South San Francisco. Virtualization technology is helping companies extend computing resources in ways never thought possible only a few years ago. In October Jon Peddie Research will convene VIRTUALIZE 2015, its second annual conference for companies interested in virtualization technologies for added resources, efficiency, collaboration, […]

Healthier workstation market in second quarter

Healthier workstation market in second quarter

Latest Jon Peddie Research report shows “significant rebound” in shipment volume. After a surprisingly painful first quarter, stakeholders in the markets for workstations and professional GPUs were looking for far healthier results in the second quarter of 2015, along with reassurance the market’s fortunes were not following the downward path of the broader PC industry. […]

By August 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk buys a piece of the Internet of Things for the Cloud

Autodesk buys a piece of the Internet of Things for the Cloud

SeeControl has created a cloud service platform for IoT development. Acquisition price was not disclosed. Autodesk has signed an agreement to acquire SeeControl, a San Francisco-based developer of an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) cloud service platform. The move gives Autodesk a footprint in the competitive emerging space for IoT for manufacturing. Autodesk says the […]

Autodesk revenue down 4% as move to subscriptions accelerates

Autodesk revenue down 4% as move to subscriptions accelerates

Deferred revenue grew by 26% to account for the majority of revenue for the first time. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) has been telling Wall Street for a while how the transition from selling software as piece goods (perpetual licenses) to software as a service (subscriptions) would be a long transition with up and down quarters. 2Q16 […]

Who controls product development security?

Who controls product development security?

Manufacturing companies are the leading target of cyber crime. Tom Lansford takes a look at what you can do to protect product development data. By Tom Lansford Do we really have control over the information in our company? Companies in manufacturing are the main target for hackers and industrial espionage. Security breaches cost companies and […]

Cyon Research opens global survey of engineering software users

Cyon Research opens global survey of engineering software users

The annual survey explores technology plans of firms that use CAD, CAE, PDM, PLM, and BIM software. A copy of the results are free to qualified survey participants. Cyon Research has launched its 2015 Global Survey of Users of Engineering Software. The annual survey is open to employees of firms that use CAD, CAE, PDM, […]

Add-in graphics board sales drop in second quarter

Add-in graphics board sales drop in second quarter

New market report from Jon Peddie Research says Nvidia gained market share at the expense of AMD. Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated PC graphics add-in-board (AIB) shipments and suppliers’ market share for the second quarter of 2015. The news was discouraging and seasonally understandable, […]

By August 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2Q15 GPU shipments drop 11% from first quarter

2Q15 GPU shipments drop 11% from first quarter

AMD dropped 26% sequentially in a quarter that saw all GPU players take a hit, says Jon Peddie Research. The market for discrete GPUs continue to slip as embedded GPUs in the CPU and APU bring better performance for free. According to the latest market report from Jon Peddie Research (JPR), shipments of GPUs dropped […]

By August 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Two initiatives from Khronos Group to advance open graphics standards

Two initiatives from Khronos Group to advance open graphics standards

Vulkan is a cross-platform API for modern GPUs; Safety Critical will develop open graphics for environments where safety is mission critical. The Khronos Group today announces advancement on two fronts as part of its mission of bringing generally accepted and open industry standards to graphics access and GPU-based compute acceleration. Vulkan is a new API […]

Euro decline leads Ansys to an unusual flat quarter

Euro decline leads Ansys to an unusual flat quarter

The CAE vendor is usually a poster child for double-digit growth. Ansys (ANSS: Nasdaq) today reported second quarter results atypical of the Ansys we’ve become familiar with. Revenue for the quarter (ending June 30, 2015) was $235.48 million, up 1.3% from a year ago. The blame goes to currency fluctuations, mostly the continued slide of […]