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Feed, Optimize, Manage and Scale your simulations

The Ansys Platform collection empowers customers to map their digital transformation initiatives, forming a bridge between simulation, optimization and the business of engineering. Our solutions help manage multiphysics, systems and optimization data; drive business practices and project management; and support interoperability with existing tools.

Enabling next generation digital product development

Ansys Platform products offer a suite of attractive features for engineering teams seeking cost-effective ways to optimize their designs. You’ll find tools for on-demand simulation, vendor-neutral process integration, workflow automation and simulation knowledge management. Our highly scalable and configurable solutions will transform the way you work by protecting your IP, increasing engineering collaboration and enabling faster innovation. Our elastic licensing arrangement makes these powerful solutions accessible to teams and businesses of all sizes. 



What's New

Ansys 2021 R1 platform solutions enhance simulation process and data management (SPDM), process integration and design optimization (PIDO) and cloud offerings.

  • Ansys Minerva boosts engineering productivity with major UI enhancements and improvements across all capabilities including improved data management with data comparison, metadata extraction with automatic file conversion, LS-DYNA job submission and direct integration with Ansys optiSLang web apps.
  • Ansys optiSLang increases customer efficiency and ROI in parametric design studies through improved process integration, metamodeling using AI and evolutionary optimization and reliability analysis technology. Web app connection with Minerva enables enterprise-wide application of PIDO simulation workflows.
  • Ansys Cloud provides access to on-demand, cloud-based computing resources, including both interactive workstations and HPC clusters, delivering faster, high-fidelity results with greater performance insight.


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Transform the way you engineer, develop and operate next-generation products by connecting your business with the Ansys simulation platform 

As companies increasingly depend on simulation solutions, engineering teams will need to master the integration of a multitude of complex tools to avoid inefficiencies and errors. A single development and simulation platform allow teams to standardize their simulations and workflows, making it easier to collaborate and share data and process information across the enterprise.

The Ansys simulation platform provides a simple, secure solution for archiving, searching and retrieving your data without leaving it vulnerable to threats from outside. Ad hoc solutions often result in data loss, inefficiencies and IP exposure, but our platform protects your most valuable assets so you can rest easy in the knowledge that your ideas and designs stay yours.

The Ansys simulation platform delivers the computing power necessary for increased throughput and faster decision making. We offer high-performance computing deployed on in-house data centers or on public clouds to maximize the use of simulation and IT resources—no matter the scale of your operation. Our platform further increases productivity by making simulation accessible to the whole organization, regardless of departmental and geographic boundaries.

Winners in competitive fields are defined by their speed to market and their ability to quickly adapt to changing consumer trends and industry requirements. With the Ansys simulation platform, you’ll have access to the world-class simulation technology you need to stay ahead of the competition. Optimize your designs and process to deliver the right products at the right time with a smarter, more sustainable operation.

Engineering simulation apps enhance your user experience while increasing speed and scalability of simulation-led product creation processes. Ansys offers you the possibility to share knowledge and optimizations with others around the world by designing, sharing and downloading specialized apps through the Ansys Store. You can build or download apps for deployment across your enterprise and then share them with partners and suppliers to develop consistent, efficient processes across your entire operation. 

Our simulation platform saves you time on both repetitive and highly specialized simulation workflows. You’ll be able to automate repetitive processes or encapsulate complex, specialized simulation workflows into templates that make them more accessible. With the ease of custom workflows, even non-experts can confidently run simulations, reducing your time-to-market and development costs.

Multiphysics analysis allows greater understanding and a more holistic view of product performance. By combining analysis of multiple different forces in combination, Ansys Multiphysics analysis makes more accurate predictions and allows for seamless data transfer between diverse physics solutions.

Simulation needs are not a constant. Unfortunately, traditional licensing fees are. Ansys solves this by offering a flexible, pre-paid licensing approach. Simply purchase Ansys Elastic Units (AEU) and use them to access Ansys simulation products or cloud-based HPC whenever you have increased technical demands. You gain all the benefits of our flagship products and cloud-based computing but only pay for what you use. You can even track your company’s pool of AEU along with user activity to see which products are being used and by whom, allowing you to make better budget and software purchasing decisions.

Platform Resources


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Ansys 2020 R2: Innovations in Ansys optiSLang

This webinar dives deep into Ansys optiSLang’s numerous exciting enhancements delivered in Ansys 2020 R2. 

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Ansys 2020 R2: Ansys Minerva Update

This webinar showcases Minerva’s powerful new features, spotlights its target users and delivers a deep dive look at real-world use cases.

Ansys Cloud Delivers HPC As Easy As It Should Be

Ansys Cloud delivers the speed, power and compute capacity of cloud computing directly to your desktop — when and where you need it. 



White Paper

Study on Cloud Computing for Engineering Simulation

In this research report, Ansys surveyed simulation users to gauge adoption of cloud-based simulation solutions, and to gain a better understanding of cloud requirements and expectations. Read


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