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PTC acquires long-time partner NetIdeas

PTC acquires long-time partner NetIdeas

The PLM hosting specialist bring remote deployment (cloud) expertise. PTC today announced it has acquired long-time services partner NetIdeas, Inc., a provider of software hosting and technical consulting services specializing for product lifecycle management (PLM). NetIdeas has been a go-to-market partner with PTC for more than a decade, and currently provides Windchill PLM to a variety of [...]

By September 10, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
AMD looks ahead to gains in the workstation market

AMD looks ahead to gains in the workstation market

The workstation market represents the high end of desktop computing. AMD has a small share of this market and is looking for opportunities to get more of it.  AMD is putting up a renewed effort in the workstation market and the company is claiming gains. The company is increasing its work with ISVs and it’s [...]

PTC says “we told you so” with so-so third quarter revenue results

PTC says “we told you so” with so-so third quarter revenue results

Unexpected cutbacks in China make PTC even more accurate when it said June quarter results would be disappointing.   Three months ago PTC (PMTC: NASDAQ) warned of weakening markets when it delivered its second quarter 2013 results. This week PTC announced its third quarter results (for the period ending June 30, 2013), and the gloomy [...]

PTC acquires Enigma to broaden service lifecycle management offerings

PTC acquires Enigma to broaden service lifecycle management offerings

Acquisition extends portfolio of technical information products for manufacturing. PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) today announced it has acquired Enigma, a developer of software that aggregates and delivers technical content in aftermarket service environments. The acquisition extends PTC’s existing portfolio of service lifecycle management (SLM) solutions by allowing it to work better with technical content created outside the existing PTC [...]

PTC joins the ranks of companies enabling virtualization

PTC joins the ranks of companies enabling virtualization

The virtualization trend is exploding as standards are set in place. PTC certifies first virtualization platform with Citrix, IBM, and  Nvidia; more to come. Virtualization has finally reached acceptance among users and it’s happening even faster than many companies selling the hardware expected. At PTC’s worldwide conference this year, PTC Live 2013, the company announced [...]

PTC posts modest gains but warns of downturn

PTC posts modest gains but warns of downturn

Commercial aviation, life sciences, and electronics are doing well for PTC, but defense is weak. PTC today reported second quarter revenue results showing modest gains in most regions and product lines, but warned of weakening markets across much of the globe. Financial analysts who cover the CAD/PLM market (also covered as part of the larger [...]

Reinventing the wheel for a racing motorcycle

Reinventing the wheel for a racing motorcycle

KTM used Creo to replace the familiar five-spoke design with a lighter configuration. Simulation during design was a key to success.   Olaf Seger, an engineer at KTM, just reinvented the wheel. To be more specific, he designed a new wheel for the 2013 KTM 690 Duke, a powerful single-cylinder motorcycle used in racing and road [...]

By April 12, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Designing a wood-fired stove for the 21st Century

Designing a wood-fired stove for the 21st Century

Specht uses PTC Creo to re-invent wood heat, with a two-chamber design that raises efficiency and lowers emissions. In many regions with cold winters, wood heat remains a primary heat source. Yet for years it has not been able to compete ecologically or financially with oil, gas, and electricity for home climate control. Compared to [...]

By February 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
PTC net income rises 61% on flat revenue

PTC net income rises 61% on flat revenue

Asia is the bright spot for new sales and services. A new deal with Embraer for PLM complicates Dassault Systemes relationship. PTC will reduce headcount by 4% during the current quarter. PTC (NASDAQ: PMTC) is reporting sharply higher net income on essentially flat revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2013, as compared with a [...]

Building a clock to run for 10,000 years

Building a clock to run for 10,000 years

Engineers at The Long Now Foundation are using PTC’s Mathcad and Creo to design the first of several 300-foot clocks as the ultimate monument to optimism and long-term thinking. Imagine a 300 foot clock sheltered deep inside a mountain hideaway. For 10,000 years it marks the passing of time, its titanium gears, ruby latches, and [...]

By December 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →