Quarterly Reports

Workstation market ends 2013 on a high note

Workstation market ends 2013 on a high note

Latest Jon Peddie Research report shows Dell gaining ground on the competition. Jon Peddie Research says 2013 proved to be a good year for the tandem markets of workstations and professional GPUs. In the fourth quarter, the market continued onward and upward, holding on to the substantial gains of the previous two quarters, closing out [...]

Ansys net income rises 35% in fourth quarter

Ansys net income rises 35% in fourth quarter

Unlike its CAD/PLM colleagues, Ansys continues to set revenue records every quarter. By Randall S. Newton Ansys today reported fourth quarter and full year 2013 revenue, showing once again that simulation and analysis continues to outperform CAD/PLM in design automation. Fourth quarter revenue was $236 million, up 6.9% from 4Q12. Full year 2013 revenue was [...]

By February 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk revenue transition leads to down quarter and fiscal year

Autodesk revenue transition leads to down quarter and fiscal year

Fourth-quarter revenue down 3%; fiscal year revenue down 1.6%. PLM 360 has best quarter ever as cloud products become popular with early adopters. By Randall S. Newton There is an old saying in law school: When you don’t have facts, argue the law. When you don’t have the law, argue facts. When you don’t have [...]

By February 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Add-in board market up in Q4, Nvidia gains market share

Add-in board market up in Q4, Nvidia gains market share

Quarter-to-quarter AIBs shipments increased 3%, and grew 3% year-to-year. Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics add-in-board (AIB) shipments and suppliers’ market share for Q4, 2013. Quarter-to-quarter, the market grew 3%, compared to the desktop PC market, which increased 4.45%. On a year-to-year basis, total [...]

By February 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Graphic chip shipments show small rise in fourth quarter

Graphic chip shipments show small rise in fourth quarter

New JPR report says desktop graphics sales up 3% second quarter in a row.  There was a small rise in graphics chip shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the latest market report from Jon Peddie Research. The rise reflects a small increase in PC sales, after several quarters of decline, the second straight [...]

By February 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Dassault Systèmes revenue up 5% for quarter and year

Dassault Systèmes revenue up 5% for quarter and year

With 16 acquisitions in two years, the French PLM company seeks to double the addressable market for an expanding array of services. By Randall S. Newton Dassault Systèmes (DASTY: OTCMKTS) closed the books on 2013 today, reporting revenue that was up 5% in both the fourth quarter (ending Dec. 31, 2013) and the full fiscal [...]

PTC looks past flat Q1 results

PTC looks past flat Q1 results

China is slow, the Yen is falling. What Wall Street really wants to hear about is PTC’s play in the Internet of Things. By Randall S. Newton PTC today reported first quarter fiscal results essentially flat when compared to a year ago, but in line with previous forecasts. The routine conference call with Wall Street [...]

Workstations defy the PC decline in third quarter

Workstations defy the PC decline in third quarter

More than 973,000 units shipped in the quarter, approaching a record. Workstation-caliber GPUs were up 19% in the quarter. “If you thought the workstation market was in decline like its PC sibling, think again.” So reports technology and market research firm, Jon Peddie Research (JPR), which has completed its data collection and analysis of the [...]

By December 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Graphics add-in boards up sequentially, way down from a year ago

Graphics add-in boards up sequentially, way down from a year ago

The small seasonal uptick does not reverse the long decline. The market for computer graphics add-in boards (AIBs) grew 3.9% in the third quarter of 2013, on a sequential basis (compared to 2Q13). On an annual basis, however, the long slide in PCs and their peripherals continues, as AIB sales were down 17% from 3Q12. [...]

By November 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk revenue up 1% in third quarter

Autodesk revenue up 1% in third quarter

AEC and Manufacturing are doing well, but Media & Entertainment continues its long slide.  Revenue in coming quarters will be impacted by Autodesk’s changing business model. By Randall S. Newton Autodesk today reported third quarter results of $555 million, up 1% from a year earlier. The company said strong sales of suites and a lift [...]

By November 21, 2013 1 Comments Read More →