ANSYS’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

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Autodesk is ANSYS's biggest rival. Autodesk was founded in San Rafael, California} in 1982. Autodesk operates in the Systems Software industry. Compared to ANSYS, Autodesk generates $2B more revenue.

Adobe is ANSYS's #2 rival. Adobe's headquarters is in San Jose, California, and was founded in 1982. Adobe competes in the Internet Software field. Adobe generates 817% of ANSYS's revenue.

AVEVA is ANSYS's #3 competitor. AVEVA was founded in 1967 in Cambridge, England. Like ANSYS, AVEVA also competes in the Application Software space. AVEVA generates $522.4M less revenue than ANSYS.


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ANSYS's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3.3B. Over the last four quarters, ANSYS's revenue has grown by 12.1%. Specifically, in Q2 2020's revenue was $385.7M; in Q1 2020, it was $305M; in Q4 2019, it was $486.2M; in Q3 2019, ANSYS's revenue was $343.9M.


Lumerical, Inc.

Mar 2020

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Lumerical develops a photonic design and simulation software that offers circuit designing solutions for IIoT and automotive sectors.
Dynardo GmbH

Oct 2019

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Dynardo develops a SaaS-based platform that provides simulation process integration and design optimization solutions to businesses.
Livermore Software Technology Corporation

Sep 2019

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LSTC is a developer of simulation software for au­to­mo­bile, aero­space, mil­i­tary, man­u­fac­tur­ing and bio­engi­neer­ing in­dustries.­
DfR Solutions LLC

May 2019

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DfR Solutions is a provider of circuit analysis, computational fluid dynamics and consulting services for the electronics industry.
Granta Design Limited

Jan 2019

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Granta Design provides information management and material intelligence services to engineering enterprises.

These are all the companies that ANSYS has acquired. ANSYS has acquired 16 companies and its latest acquisition was Lumerical, Inc. in Mar 2020. Lumerical develops a photonic design and simulation software that offers circuit designing solutions for IIoT and automotive sectors.

ANSYS Funding History





Jun 1996

Since ANSYS was founded in 1970, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total ANSYS has raised $0. ANSYS's funding round was on Jun 1996 for a total of $0








Edge Case is a developer of simulation application that allows designers to test and validate automated vehicles.
Jun 12, 2019

These are all the companies that ANSYS has invested in. ANSYS has invested 16 companies and its latest investment was Lumerical, Inc. in Mar 2020. Lumerical develops a photonic design and simulation software that offers circuit designing solutions for IIoT and automotive sectors.


September 1, 2020MarketScreener

Ansys CFO to Present at CITI 2020 Global Technology Conference

( PITTSBURGH, Sept. 01, 2020 -- ANSYS, Inc. , announced today that Maria Shields, ... See more »
August 27, 2020DIGITIMES

Ansys multiphysics solutions certified by TSMC

Ansys has achieved certification of its advanced semiconductor design solution for TSMC's CoWoS with ... See more »
July 30, 2020DailyCADCAM

Ansys Launches Free, On-demand Physics-based Innovation Courses

PITTSBURGH, PA, USA, Jul 29, 2020 - Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) is reshaping how engineering students learn ... See more »
July 28, 2020MarketScreener

Innovation Courses Drive Remote Learning To Educate The Next Generation Of Engineers

( PITTSBURGH, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Highlights Ansys is reshaping how ... See more »
July 27, 2020HPC Wire

Ansys Names PSSC Labs Latest Ansys Preferred Solution Partner

LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 28, 2020 - PSSC Labs, a developer of high performance computing (HPC) and ... See more »
July 27, 2020HPC Wire

Ansys Announces New Online Ansys Innovation Courses to its Academic Program

PITTSBURGH, July 28, 2020 - Ansys is reshaping how engineering students learn physics principles thro... See more »


October 5, 2018Ansys Blog

Simulation Optimizes a Chemotherapy Implant to Treat Pancreatic Cancer

There are few illnesses as crafty as pancreatic cancer. It spreads like weeds and resists chemotherap... See more »
October 4, 2018Ansys Blog

Making Wireless Multigigabit Data Transfer Reliable with Simulation

The demand for wireless communications with high data transfer rates is growing. Consumers want wirel... See more »
October 3, 2018Ansys Blog

Designing 5G Cellular Base Station Antennas Using Parametric Studies

There is only so much communication bandwidth available. This will make it difficult to handle the bo... See more »
October 1, 2018Ansys Blog

Designing Consumer Products for a 5G Network Requires Multiphysics Simulations

Designing consumer products for the 5G network will be tricky. These devices will operate at a higher... See more »
September 28, 2018Ansys Blog

How to Improve Pump Curve Efficiency with 3D Inverse Design

Pump manufacturers estimate that 10 percent of all electrical power is used to move fluid around. Con... See more »
September 27, 2018Ansys Blog

How Simulation Will Unlock the Dream of Personalized Medicine

The healthcare industry is slow to innovate. One cure can wait for decades of clinical trials in the ... See more »
September 25, 2018Ansys Blog

Optimizing Autonomous Vehicle and ADAS Radar Systems in a Virtual World

The average driver has two eyes on the road - most of the time. However, your average autonomous vehi... See more »

ANSYS Press Releases

May 19, 2020StreetInsider

Improve Efficiency and Accuracy Using Solution-Based Mesh Adaptation with Pointwise and ANSYS CFX

FORT WORTH, Texas (PRWEB) May 19, 2020 The on-demand webinar, "Solution-Based Mesh Adaptation with Po... See more »
May 6, 2020PR Newswire

Ansys RedHawk-SC Multiphysics Signoff Solution Achieves Certification On All TSMC Advanced Process Technologies

/PRNewswire/ -- Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) achieved certification for its next-generation system-on-chip (S... See more »
March 25, 2020PR Newswire

Ansys Names Boston Engineering its Simulation Engineering Reseller and Solutions Provider for New England and the Tri-state Area

WALTHAM, Mass., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Engineering today announced a reseller partners... See more »
March 10, 2020PressReleasePoint

EDF Pioneers Low-Carbon Power Generation Technologies with Ansys Multiphysics Solutions

Digital transformation delivers exceptional energy efficiency, extends nuclear plant operating life w... See more »
January 7, 2020PR Newswire

ANSYS and Blackberry Collaborate to Support Next-Generation Automobiles

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) and ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANS... See more »
December 5, 2019PR Newswire

Telma Shortens Path To Market For Frictionless Braking Systems With ANSYS

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Telma, the world leader in frictionless braking systems, sig... See more »

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Ansys (NASDAQ, ANSS) develops a simulation software that allows engineers to test systems by simulating fluid flows in a virtual environment. Founded in 1970, it employs nearly 3,000 professionals, many of whom are expert M.S. and Ph.D-level engineers...


ANSYS's President & CEO, Ajei S. Gopal, currently has an approval rating of 67%. ANSYS's primary competitors are Autodesk, Adobe & AVEVA.


Frequently Asked Questions about ANSYS

  1. When was ANSYS founded?

    ANSYS was founded in 1970
  2. Who is ANSYS's CEO?

    ANSYS's CEO is Ajei S. Gopal
  3. How much revenue does ANSYS generate?

    ANSYS generates $1.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does ANSYS have?

    ANSYS has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is ANSYS's headquarters?

    ANSYS's headquarters is in Canonsburg Pennsylvania, USA
  1. How many employees does ANSYS have?

    ANSYS has 3,400 employees
  2. What sector does ANSYS operate in?

    ANSYS is in Application Software
  3. Who are ANSYS's competitors?

    ANSYS's top competitors are Autodesk, Adobe, AVEVA
  4. Who has ANSYS invested in?

    ANSYS's has invested in companies such as Edge Case