Tag: Bentley Systems
The industrial giant will add Mentor to its existing PLM division. The price was 21% higher than last Friday’s stock price. Siemens (OTCMKTS:SIEGY) today announced it has reached a merger agreement with Mentor Graphics (NASDAQ: MENT) by which the industrial giant will acquire Mentor for $4.5 billion. The price represents a stock value of $37.25 […]
Siemens is acquiring €70 million in Bentley secondary stock as part of the wide-ranging technology development plan. The two have been forming an ever-deeper alliance since 2012. Siemens and Bentley Systems announced today a new strategic alliance to advance their existing technology development relationship. The two will work to extend infrastructure project delivery into […]
Design for Fabrication is yet another attempt by the maker of Catia and SolidWorks to crack the risk-averse, penny-pinching construction software market. Dassault Systemès recently announced “Design for Fabrication,” for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. It is the latest in its series of “3DEXPERIENCE” software suites aimed as providing a custom experience for […]
An iterative approach to concept modeling that can send 3D data on for final work. Civil engineers have an abundance of data to work with these days: point clouds, site surveys, photogrammetry, and existing GIS data. It can be overwhelming to try to work with this data on a preliminary site design, like a sculptor […]
Vectorworks has new management and big plans. At their annual Vectorworks Design Showcase user conference, the organization offered a look at their latest accomplishments and talked about plans for the future under the leadership of new CTO Biplab Sarkar.
Bentley Systems brings ContextCapture to its customers in a general release.
No more import/export to share water drainage data in a larger civil engineering model. One of the most important acquisitions by Bentley Systems in civil engineering was the 2004 acquisition of Haestad Methods and its advanced software for wastewater and stormwater. But until now using both the products from the acquisition (SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD, and […]
Bentley bought E-on for the architects and engineers who create pretty pictures for clients, but this also puts Bentley in the film industry. I had to read the headline of the press release twice. And then it still made me think, and think again. E-on? Bentley? Bentley bought E-on? No, can’t be. But it is […]
Timing is everything and Bentley Systems finds itself well positioned to take the step from private, family run company to public.
The privately held AEC software firm offers annual insight into operations. Compared to 2013 Bentley has lost ground to Autodesk. Bentley Systems today reported selected information from its 2014 revenue and operations results. Total 2014 revenue of $625 million is up 7% from 2013 revenues. Net income was not disclosed. As a private company, Bentley […]