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Intel reorg shuffles the deck chairs, but Mooly Eden is out

Intel reorg shuffles the deck chairs, but Mooly Eden is out

Is the ship safe now? By Jon Peddie In its latest reorg, Intel has moved a lot of folks around, shoved a couple sideways and in the process lost one of its most colorful and successful leaders. Intel has established a new organization that merges the New Devices Group with other organizations and is now […]

By April 29, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Lower services revenue, currency issues lead PTC to lower second quarter

Lower services revenue, currency issues lead PTC to lower second quarter

Software revenue up 8% in constant currency; Internet of Things is a skyrocket. PTC (Nasdaq: PTC) today reported a slightly down second quarter, citing a complicated mix of currency fluctuations, the intentional shift away from service revenue, the shift to subscriptions, and short-term changes in buying patterns among regular customers. Revenue in the second quarter […]

Two 3D development platforms on one license

Two 3D development platforms on one license

TechSoft 3D offers HOOPS as complementary Cloud and Desktop development kits. Tech Soft 3D, a leading developer of 3D software development toolkits, has streamlined its HOOPS platform into two complementary platforms. Today the company releases HOOPS Cloud Platform and HOOPS Desktop Platform, which software developers can use to provide 3D CAD data exchange, visualization, and […]

The CAD market returns to growth; reaches $8 billion in 2014

The CAD market returns to growth; reaches $8 billion in 2014

New JPR report says a software giant once dismissed as mature sprouts green shoots. Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announces the new edition of its CAD market study, which includes historical data and forecasts. JPR’s CAD Report tracks suppliers of CAD software and related products and […]

By April 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Strong SolidWorks sales boost Dassault Systèmes in first quarter

Strong SolidWorks sales boost Dassault Systèmes in first quarter

Total revenue is up 17%, net income up 30% from a year ago. By Randall S. Newton Dassault Systèmes today reported a strong first quarter, buoyed by strong sales of SolidWorks and other primary engineering products, and by the changing landscape in world currencies. Total revenue in 1Q15 (ended March 31, 2015) was €651.5 million […]

Virtualization leader joins SPEC workstation graphics group

Virtualization leader joins SPEC workstation graphics group

VMware brings more cachet to existing virtualization standards support. Virtualization specialist VMware has joined the SPEC Graphics and Workstation Performance Group (SPEC/GWPG) as a new member. The company is also a member of the SPEC Open Systems Group and the SPEC Research Group. The SPEC Graphics and Workstation Performance Group is a leader in standardized […]

Workstation market chugs along in 4Q14

Workstation market chugs along in 4Q14

Latest JPR market update shows Lenovo continuing to gain market share. The descriptor of “steady” may not excite, but given the volatility in the workstation market over the last seven years, steady ain’t too bad. For those looking to forget the nasty economy of the late 00’s, and whose nerves were frayed by the up-and-down […]

Ansys closes 2014 with record quarter

Ansys closes 2014 with record quarter

Ansys has one of the largest ratios of net income to revenue in the engineering software industry. Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) ended 2014 by setting another record for both fourth quarter and full year revenue.  Revenue in the fourth quarter (ending December 31, 2014) was $254.4 million, up 12% from a year ago. Full year revenue […]

Autodesk revenue rises 13% in fourth quarter

Autodesk revenue rises 13% in fourth quarter

Net income continues to drop with the conversion to subscriptions. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) saw revenue rise in the fourth quarter, capping a year which saw AEC sales regain a level not seen for several years. Revenue was $665 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 (ended January 31, 2015), up 13% compared to 4Q14; […]

By February 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Keeping a watch on CAD industry trends

Keeping a watch on CAD industry trends

The CADspeed blog puts our Kathleen Maher in the interview chair. Usually the people who report and comment on the news try to stay in the shadows as much as possible. But sometimes it just isn’t possible these days. CADspeed, a blog on industry trends published by Cadalyst, recently asked Kathleen Maher, our Editor-in-Chief and […]

By February 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →