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Autodesk to discontinue Softimage

Autodesk to discontinue Softimage

Three 3D content environments was clearly one too many. Autodesk is offering a no-cost transition to either Maya or 3ds Max. Autodesk today announced the 2015 edition of Softimage will be the last release. Autodesk will start shipping the new version in mid-April 2014, and will offer product support until April 30, 2016. The impending [...]

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 →
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 →
Autodesk to acquire CAM leader Delcam

Autodesk to acquire CAM leader Delcam

The deal is an all-cash offer for the publicly traded British firm. Autodesk will dip into its non-US cash to pay for the deal. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announces its intention to acquire Delcam (LON: DLC), a leading global supplier of advanced computer-aided milling and related software for manufacturing. The plan calls for Autodesk to [...]

Autodesk revenue and net income down in second quarter

Autodesk revenue and net income down in second quarter

AEC is doing well, but an overall floundering economy held back results. Full-year results are on track to be below last year. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) says revenue in the second quarter was down 1%, held back by a combination of factors internal and external. Earnings per share increased—and were higher than the consensus estimate—so Wall [...]

Autodesk revenue down 3% in first quarter

Autodesk revenue down 3% in first quarter

The downturn other CAD companies warned about seems to have arrived; April results led to the drop in revenue and net income. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported a downturn in revenue and net income in its first fiscal quarter, compared to the same quarter a year ago. It seems the downturn other CAD/PLM vendors were [...]

Year-end surge pushes Autodesk to record fourth quarter

Year-end surge pushes Autodesk to record fourth quarter

Suites are now 33% of total revenue. Regional performance was hit and miss. A late sales surge lifted Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) to record fourth-quarter revenue to close its fiscal year 2013. For the full year Autodesk revenue has roughly returned to where it was in 2008, although net income is still lagging from 2008. Revenue [...]

By February 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Autodesk net income drops 59% on flat third quarter sales

Autodesk net income drops 59% on flat third quarter sales

A good quarter for AEC in a few markets could not offset weaker demand in most of the world. Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported a flat third quarter, with revenue of $548 million, $600,000 less than reported in the third quarter a year ago. The company says weaker demand in most markets led to the [...]

By November 15, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Autodesk to buy social video app Socialcam

Autodesk to buy social video app Socialcam

The CAD leader continues to build a social media creative graphics platform piece by piece. Autodesk said today it will acquire mobile social video app Socialcam for $60 Million. Founded in 2011, Socialcam is a fast-rising app for iOS and Android devices, with more than 16 million downloads. Socialcam is a smartphone application and web-based [...]

Autodesk closes fiscal year with 12% fourth quarter revenue increase

Autodesk closes fiscal year with 12% fourth quarter revenue increase

AEC and manufacturing divisions both set single-quarter revenue records. AEC in North America is finally starting to rebound. Net income for the year was up 35%.    Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) has reported a strong fourth quarter to close its fiscal year, although revenue is still below its pre-recession peak. The company says revenue from its [...]

By February 24, 2012 0 Comments Read More →