ANSYS, founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a broad spectrum of industries and academia. The company focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop, providing a common platform for fast, efficient and cost-conscious product development, from design concept to final-stage testing and validation. The company and its global network of channel partners provide sales, support and training for customers. Headquartered in U.S.A., with more than 60 strategic sales locations throughout the world, ANSYS and its subsidiaries employ more than 1,700 people and distribute ANSYS products through a network of channel partners in 40+ countries.