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Product Overview

Ansys Minerva, powered by Aras, is an enterprise-level, purpose-built simulation process and data management solution that enhances engineering productivity with an intuitive, easy-to-use, web-based user interface catering to all simulation workflows. Minerva is vendor-neutral and allows integration with a host of Ansys and third-party simulation and PLM software.

  • Save up to 30% of engineering time by accessing and reusing simulation data from one centralized location.
  • With enterprise knowledge being available everyone, you can break functional silos and collaborate effectively.
  • Complete your digital thread with end-to-end traceability with direct links to your existing PLM and IT ecosystems.

Data Management

Ansys Minerva provides state-of-the-art data management to streamline the CAE user experience, enabling you to search, visualize and reuse important data across your organization.

The easy-to-use data management interface allows you to efficiently manage the rich data produced by your simulation activities. With Ansys Minerva, you will be able to visualize and keep track of all your simulation data by leveraging state-of-the-art Configuration Management capabilities such as Version control and Lifecycles, Release Management, Branching, Workflows, Comparisons and Digital Thread Graphs, all of which are entirely configurable to fit your specific business needs.

Process Management

It takes teamwork to bring exceptional products to market. With Ansys Minerva, simulation analysts and project managers can easily assign, own and perform end-to-end process management for staying organized, making better decisions and avoiding unnecessary administrative tasks, saving you valuable engineering time.

Quickly glean insights that can guide your organizational decision-making, thanks to configurable, role-based Dashboards that provide the status of work-in-progress, key metrics, assignments and much more. Organize your engineering activities with unique capabilities like Tasks, Work Requests and Projects; ease collaboration across teams with Notification and Discussions, and provide stakeholders with a clear vision of inputs and outputs so everyone stays up to date.

Application Management

Ansys Minerva offers automatic data collection and hybrid deployment possibilities to make jobs easier.

With Ansys Minerva, you can save time and effort by submitting jobs to high-performance computing (HPC) on-premises or Cloud resources, monitoring their progress remotely and automating data collection back to the system. Ansys Minerva is configurable with standard schedulers and supports hybrid deployment on-premises and in the cloud. Continue to use your preferred applications and let Ansys Minerva manage the data flow and the traceability for you. Augment Ansys Minerva’s functionality by building web apps to capture automated processes and deploy specific simulation apps across the organization.


Ansys Minerva’s architecture is vendor-neutral for maximum compatibility and interoperability.

With Ansys Minerva, you’ll enjoy wide interoperability with commercial product life cycle management systems and support for metadata extraction from all industry-standard CAD and CAE tools. No matter your current or future software ecosystem, Ansys Minerva is highly configurable, and its flexibility and open architecture ensures that you won’t have to interrupt or change your current workflow.


Speeding your digital transformation

Speeding Your Digital Transformation

This e-book delivers the results of collaborative research on digitalization/digital transformation in industrial companies. Jointly published by CIMdata and Ansys, the e-book reveals and examines survey results from leading product life cycle management (PLM) solution providers and their customers. Chapters address digital threads, digital twins, PLM platforms, simulation, smart manufacturing and digital transformation strategies.

Engineering Time Savings

Simulation Process And Data Management (SPDM) Made Easy With Ansys Minerva, Powered By Aras

Every day, more product companies are taking advantage of pervasive simulation and are adopting it successfully across the entire product development process. But this means more simulation data generated. Effective simulation process and data management can elevate the business bottom line and enable much faster digital transformation. Go through this infographic to get a quick overview of business benefits of adopting Ansys Minerva for your SPDM needs.

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