PITTSBURGH, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, Software Magazine ranked ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) as one of the world's largest software companies in its index of software and services suppliers. This year's Software 500 index positioned ANSYS at 100th place – up from 107 the previous year – in recognition of 2012 software and services GAAP revenue of $798.02 million.
The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers and business managers involved in software and services purchasing. This ranking is based on total worldwide software and services revenue for 2012, including revenue from software licenses, maintenance and support, training and software-related services and consulting.
"We are immensely honored to have moved up on the Software 500 list for the seventh year running, with this year's ranking being a milestone advancement," said Jim Cashman, ANSYS president and CEO. "And so our mission continues: to put engineering simulation tools into the hands of all engineers who need them, helping them to realize their product promise."
About ANSYS, Inc.
ANSYS brings clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable engineering simulation. Our technology enables organizations – no matter their industry – to predict with confidence that their products will thrive in the real world. Customers trust our software to help ensure product integrity and drive business success through innovation. Founded in 1970, ANSYS employs more than 2,500 professionals, many of them expert in engineering fields such as finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, electronics and electromagnetics, and design optimization. Headquartered south of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., ANSYS has more than 70 strategic sales locations throughout the world with a network of channel partners in 40+ countries. Visit www.ansys.com for more information.
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