Why do I say that? Well for one thing I believe that they’re the first engineering solutions company that have demonstrated a broad, pragmatic suite of design, engineering and lifecycle management solutions that take advantage of the (public) Cloud. Their momentum on Cloud solutions is significant and this sets them apart from many of their competitors who’re still sitting on the Cloud fence.
I thought to touch on a few topics mentioned in Dassault Systèmes Q2 announcements. Firstly, Dassault’s results were commendable and I’m sure that the press and my colleagues in the financial and industry analyst community will comment on these in more detail over the forthcoming days.
The $845* million dollar acquisition of Telelogic AB by IBM was more than just a technology acquisition. It reflected awareness in IBM Rational that the industrial (manufacturing) sectors were important, in fact very important.