Dassault Systèmes continues an acquisition spree

Diota’s hardware devices for Industry 4.0 are going to be incorporated into Dassault’s 3DExperience platform. (Source: Diota) Dassault Systèmes has acquired Diota, a company that develops manufacturing solutions in the digital market. This marks the most recent merger for Dassault Systèmes, which has been on a spree acquiring new companies in the last decade. Other acquisitions include Simpoe SAS, Accelrys, … Read more

China okays AMD bid to buy Xilinx

Red on red gets red approval   One of the reasons AMD wanted to acquire Xilinx is because Xilinx’s company color is red and AMD calculated in their offer prices how money could be saved by not having to do a rebranding of Xilinx’s collateral. (AMD previously said that it expects to achieve about $300 million in annualized cost savings … Read more

Autodesk buys Tangent in a push for cloud-based workflows

Autodesk’s Media and Entertainment division is rebuilding itself within the Autodesk enterprise. The company has always wanted its DCC division with its enormous wealth of creative tools to be able to serve the entire company as well as be a major force in professional entertainment content creation. We’re seeing those first steps.   Things change quickly these days. At Autodesk’s … Read more

HP acquires Teradici; promises expanded virtualization capabilities

Founded in a garage in Palo Alto, HP has fixed up the place since then. (Source: HP)   HP has spent the last several years quizzing its customers, analysts, and investors about the future of workstations and the future of work. Looks like they’ve gotten their answer. HP has announced plans to acquire Teradici Corporation.  Teradici Corporation based in British … Read more

Bentley Systems to acquire Seequent for $1.05 Billion

The company says the deal will advance environmental resilience by “deepening” Infrastructure Digital Twins. Bentley Systems has announced plans to acquire Seequent, a well-known provider of geospatial tools, geophysical modeling, and geotechnical stability mining based in Christchurch, New Zealand. The company’s clients are heavily represented in the mining industry, and in civil engineering. Bentley will pay $1.05 billion and plans … Read more

Autodesk is acquiring Innovyze for water infrastructure solutions

Autodesk has announced the acquisition of Innovyze, a water infrastructure software company, for $1 billion in cash. Surpassing Autodesk's PlanGrid acquisition for $875 million in 2018, this is the biggest acquisition in Autodesk’s history. The company will enable Autodesk to strengthen its position in the water and wastewater infrastructure industry. Innovyze is headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The company provides smart water … Read more