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Ansys | February 10, 2023
Ansys is working more closely with Microsoft to give customers access to Ansys' simulation solutions and tools on the Microsoft Azure cloud-computing platform through a browser, no matter where they are. Through this partnership, customers will be able to take advantage of the cloud's scalability and cost savings, which will let them quickly add or remove computing resources as needed.
With Ansys Access on Microsoft Azure, customers will have better, more affordable HPC in the cloud to work on difficult engineering projects. The collaboration will also include adding Microsoft 365 features to the engineering simulation tools made by Ansys. This will make it easier for people to work together on designing products.
Shane Emswiler, senior vice president of products at Ansys, said, "Ansys Access on Microsoft Azure will enhance the development and design processes of our mutual customers through increased productivity, sharper workflows, and greater access to cloud-based CAE tools." He further added, "By pairing Ansys' industry-leading simulation solutions with Azure, customers can innovate at scale in a virtual environment without compromising design accuracy or product integrity."
(Source - PRNewswire)
Ansys Access on Microsoft Azure will be sold in the Azure Marketplace and will be an alternative to Ansys Cloud Direct. The goal of the partnership is to encourage engineers and innovators all over the world to use cloud-based tools for virtual design and innovation. This partnership between Microsoft and Ansys gives engineers and innovators who are working on difficult engineering projects a cost-effective HPC cloud solution.
Ansys is a simulation software company with over five decades of experience in bridging the gap between design and reality through simulation. It is used in many different areas, like green transportation, advanced semiconductors, satellite systems, and medical devices that save lives. Ansys partners with innovative, visionary companies to bring innovation to all walks of life. It creates and markets engineering simulation software for product design, testing, and operation to its global customers. It is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
Aptum | January 17, 2023
Aptum, a hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider, recently announced that it has acquired CloudOps, a Montreal, Canada-based cloud consulting, managed services, and software firm specializing in open source, cloud-native platforms, networking, and DevOps. This strategic acquisition on 5th January 2023, will help Aptum provide hybrid services and multi-cloud solutions, which include advanced cloud migration and DevOps, to customers in 43 countries.
CloudOps has grown from an operations-managed services company to a leader in cloud networking, cloud computing, and DevOps solutions since 2005. Aptum plans to keep a separate CloudOps unit and combine select teams with improving customer solutions, including Advisory and Consulting Services, Support Services, and DevOps.
Aptum will leverage CloudMC's API-driven, modular, and extensible edge orchestration platform to improve its Hybrid Cloud Management Portal. As a result, the progress toward a unified interface for managing hybrid and multi-cloud workloads will be accelerated. In addition, the combined strengths of the two firms will open new markets for their respective products and services in a wide variety of industries, not just telecom but also the media and communications industries, retail, the financial sector, manufacturing, energy, utilities sector hospitality, education, and transportation.
Aptum alongside CloudOps will provide Digital Customer Experience to its customers in Canada, US, and UK across multiple clouds such as Azure (Aptum recently earned the Microsoft Azure Expert MSP Certification), Google, AWS, Hypertec Cloud, and Cox Edge.
Aptum is a global hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider founded in 2019. The company is headquartered in Toronto (Ontario) with an international reach spanning Latin America, North America, Europe, and the United Kingdom. Aptum's Data as InfrastructureTM strategy allows the company to provide comprehensive solutions and individualized choices to its customers, allowing them to achieve measurable business results and get the most out of their technology budgets. Integrated into a secure network, it provides sophisticated cloud solutions with top performance. It is a portfolio firm of DigitalBridge, a multinational investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure.
CloudOps is a cloud computing software company founded in 2005. The company specializes in open-source, cloud-native platforms, networking, and DevOps. The company's headquarters will remain in Montreal CloudOps' leadership, and staff will connect with Aptum after the acquisition. Designing and managing cloud platforms to accommodate changing business needs and ensure long-term operational success enables forward-thinking customers to own their destinies in CloudsTM. The company’s primary focus is on telecom, finance, Utility, large enterprise, media, software, healthcare, and public sector organizations.
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SmartSimple Software | March 10, 2023
On March 9, 2023, SmartSimple Software has announced the launch of its SmartSimple Cloud + AI product, which provides end-to-end AI support for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program management. The product is designed to help organizations automate their ESG and CSR programs, making it easier to track progress, measure impact, and report on results. With SmartSimple Cloud +AI, companies can leverage the power of AI to improve their sustainability efforts and drive positive social and environmental change.
Users can talk to AI through the SmartSimple Cloud user interface. This is possible because the product's text completion is powered by AI. It adds to and improves data in real time, does accurate and automatic text summarization, and makes it possible for large-scale, personalized communication.
Mike Reid, SmartSimple Software’s co-founder and COO, said, "We believe that the advent of the AIs will release a torrent of innovation such as the world has rarely seen." He also said, "By integrating the AIs into our platform, SmartSimple Cloud, and integrating them early, we will unleash this power to our clients in support of their missions."
(Source - PRNewswire)
SmartSimple Cloud + AI leverages advanced AI using large language models and is now available for preview through the SmartSimple Cloud Marketplace. Companies can use this technology to look at a lot of data and find patterns that can help them make better decisions about their sustainability efforts. Also, the AI-powered text completion feature can help speed up communication and cut down on mistakes, making sustainability efforts more efficient and effective in the long run.
SmartSimple is a leading cloud-based automation and collaboration software provider with a 20-year history. It works with more than 500 clients in 192 countries. Its clients include large foundations that give out grants, Fortune 500 companies, research and higher education institutions, and governments. SmartSimple is dedicated to making its clients' processes better and achieving its mission of providing cutting-edge technology to help businesses deal with tough problems.
As a company that is owned and run by its employees, SmartSimple is responsible and committed to giving its customers the best products and services possible. Its goal is to be the world's leading expert in process solutions, and it has become a leader in the field by offering customized solutions and putting security and compliance first. SmartSimple holds SOC 1, SOC 2, and ISO 27001 accreditations and adheres to the industry's highest security standards.