Altair makes waves, snaps up AWE

While surfing through the Internet I came across an article published by Schnitger Corporation earlier this year.
Admittingly it is a very Altair friendly written post – but it simply feels good …

Altair is one of my favorite companies — but I don’t get the chance to write about it as often as I’d like because it’s not publicly traded and so we miss those four chances per year to take a deeper dive. Why do I admire them? Because they dance to their own drummer. The company you know for its Hyper*** and solid ***-branded products also offers product design services, outsources CAE professionals and does crazy things like develop a new light bulb and more energy efficient buses.

And it’s also probably a lot bigger than you realize, with over 2,500 employees serving more 5,000 customers from 46 offices in 24 countries on 6 continents. Privately held, so revenue details aren’t available, but 2015 was likely north of $300 million.

But software, for simulation, predictive analytics and optimization, are at the core of the business. Altair has been …

Read the entire article posted on http://schnitgercorp.com/…

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