HP and ANSYS Team up for Leadership Performance on Itanium-based HP-UX: A Study in Performance

HP’s Itanium performance gains will impress anyone who uses ANSYS software. In 2001, ANSYS was the first CAE application ported to HP Itanium 1 based systems. Fast-forward 2001 – 2003 - Today’s industrial strength, top of the line Itanium 2 64-bit processor has exceptional floating-point performance. This paper will discuss the performance benefits that ANSYS users have experienced since the first release of ANSYS on HP-UX Itanium. It will also provide an overview of HP’s close working relationship with ANSYS, and how hardware and software improvements were made that culminated in the successful ANSYS performance demonstrated today.