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CADplace Reports

AMD FirePro GPUs deliver professional performance on the new SPECviewperf 12 released the all-new version 12 of SPECviewperf just a few months ago. CADplace tests the AMD FirePro W5000 with the newest benchmark for professional graphics and gives you the results.

Industrie Paris 2014 and the world of manufacturing IT in France

This week saw the opening of Industrie 2014 where the manufacturing IT world meets. Follow the CADplace reports here.

PTC Live Europe 2013 : German and French conferences bring together PTC customers, eco-system of partners, & top management

PTC Live took to the road. Following the June event in Anaheim, PTC brought together customers and management along with solution partners for conferences in Stuttgart Germany and Paris France. CADplace brings you first-hand reports and videos.

Euromold 2013 : PNY Technologies talks about the benefits for CAD & modeling engineers in using high-performance SSD storage

PNY Technologies is well known for professional graphics from NVIDIA. At Euromold this year, the company discussed another technology to accelerate the professional workstation - SSD storage. In this exclusive interview, Stefan Hummel, PNY marketing manager, describes how SSD storage can increase the performance of a typical engineering workstation.

Dassault Systèmes integrates new simulation abilities into Solidworks and CATIA with the acquisition of Simpoe

In May of 2013, Dassault Systèmes announced the acquisition of Simpoe, experts in plastics simulation. The first fruits of this deal were on display at Euromold 2013 in Frankfurt. CADplace brings you to the event with our interview and presentation from the Simpoe GmbH managing director, Frank Will.

CADplace Interviews

CD-adapco EVP Bill Clark talks about business, strategy, products, customers, the market, and competition

In this interview, Executive Vice President, Bill Clark, discusses CD-adapco's business, strategy, competitive advantage, market perspective, and perspective for the future.

Interview with PTC Germany's Michael Sauter : Germany's business successes in 2013

Herr Michael Sauter, Senior Vice-President at PTC, manages Europe's keystone market and has good news to share about the German market. In this CADplace interview, Herr Sauter describes how PTC succeeded in Germany this year while so many talk about business "crisis".

PTC EVP Brian Shepherd interview : Windchill updates and industry transformation trends

Brian Shepherd is PTC's Executive Vice-President for Enterprise Solutions. CADplace spoke with Mr. Shepherd at the PTC Live Germany conference in Stuttgart where he outlined the key improvements for WindChill and discussed how PTC is helping customers transform their business processes and adapt to major forces shaping the manufacturing industry worldwide.

PTC CEO James Heppelmann on two key topics : 2014 business outlook and PTC's cloud strategies

In a CADplace exclusive video interview, PTC's CEO, Jim Heppelmann, talks about the business climate and outlook for PTC. He also addresses the PLM and CAD company's approach to the cloud and where he sees customer demands leading the company.

Interview : AMD describes the technologies, features, and benefits of the new AMD FirePro™ W-Series Graphics Cards with the new GCN – Graphics Core Next - architecture

The AMD FirePro professional graphics solutions are fast, reliable, optimized for professional applications, and have productivity-enhancing features. The new AMD FirePro W-Series builds on this by bringing the Graphics Core Next architecture to the AMD FirePro professional graphics solutions. CADplace spoke with AMD about the new architecture and its features and benefits for professional customers.

Dassault Systèmes' Agora Showcase filled with innovative partner solutions at the 3DExperience Forum Europe

Ranging from workstations to system integrators to specialized industry solutions, the Agora showcase was the place for Dassault customers to find hardware, solutions, and services they need for their business. CADplace spoke with the partners and many provided an introduction for us on the videos you find in this article.

Lenovo has a workstation to fit the needs of every Dassault customer – the latest Xeon & Quadro ThinkStations on display at the 3DExperience forum

Visitors to the Agora Showcase of the 3DExperience Forum could see ThinkStation solutions from the most powerful ThinkStation D30 to the most compact ThinkStation E31 SFF. Lenovo's Anne Verdeil gave CADplace visitors a personal tour of the workstation solutions in this video.

Monica Menghini relates her experience at Dassault Systèmes and adds her perspective on the new 3DExperience platform

Dassault's Executive Vice-President for Industry, Marketing, and Communication had a successful and diverse career prior to joining the 3DExperience company. She describes herself as the non-engineer in an engineering company. In Brussels, Ms. Menghini described not only the new 3DExperience platform, but a little bit of her own experience at Dassault as well.

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