October 4, 2023
We all know that the type and number of cores in a workstation will affect its simulation performance. However, you may not know the return on investment (ROI) of a new workstation or how it will speed up simulation workflows.
As a result, predicting the simulation performance and ROI of a new workstation is complex. This can make it difficult for you to convince management to sign off on new hardware.
To use the Workstation Refresh ROI Estimator, you simply have to answer six quick questions:
The estimator updates the ROI in real-time based on the answers you provide.
The tool then compares recommended workstations to approximations of your current workstation. The comparisons of these workstations are based on their computational times and estimated ROI.
When the ROI analysis is complete, you can download it as a PowerPoint or PDF report. The report can then be shared with management to show how a new workstation can increase productivity and pay for itself. This will make it much easier to get the new workstation you need.
Usually, our customers embark on an HPC trajectory, commencing their journey by employing Ansys on a personal laptop or desktop, or by already operating it in a cloud environment. As the Ansys user group expands, they typically scale up their computing capabilities by employing multiple servers or even clusters within a datacenter. This augmented computational capacity facilitates the execution of multiple concurrent simulation tasks and often involves more intricate simulations. We've collaborated with partners to devise suggested specifications for laptops, desktops, and HPC systems tailored for Ansys applications. Visit our on premises hardware page for more info.
The cloud unquestionably represents a burgeoning and optimal deployment paradigm for HPC, as it empowers our customers to enhance their business agility and IT effectiveness. Ansys Gateway powered by AWS presents a user-friendly cloud offering that empowers customers to effortlessly implement and expand Ansys applications on either a VDI or HPC cluster through the Ansys Gateway powered by AWS web portal. Customers can use their own AWS subscription and their own software licenses, providing greater control and scalability.
Last, we offer a free, 30-day HPC trial, which allows you to run simulations on more (CPU and GPU) processors, either on premises or in the cloud, so you can see how HPC can help reduce simulation time while enabling you to perform larger and more detailed simulations.
We’re here to answer your questions and look forward to speaking with you. A member of our Ansys sales team will contact you shortly.