ANSYS is a global leader in engineering simulation. “ANSYS Enterprise Cloud delivers a virtual simulation data center optimized for AWS. It delivers a rich interactive graphics experience critical to supporting the end-to-end engineering simulation processes that allow our customers to deliver innovative product designs. With Amazon Elastic Graphics, ANSYS will be able to more easily deliver this experience right-sized to the price and performance needs of our customers,” said Ray Milhem, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions & Cloud, ANSYS, Inc. “We are certifying ANSYS applications to run on Elastic Graphics to enable our customers to innovate more efficiently on the cloud.”

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Siemens PLM Software is a world-leading provider of product lifecycle management and manufacturing operations management software. “Elastic Graphics is a game-changer for Computer Aided Design (CAD) in the cloud,” said Bob Haubrock, Vice President, NX Product Management, Siemens PLM. “With Elastic Graphics, our customers can now run Siemens PLM NX on Amazon EC2 with professional-grade graphics, and take advantage of the flexibility, security, and global scale that AWS provides. Siemens PLM is excited to certify NX on the Amazon Elastic Graphics platform to help our customers push the boundaries of Design & Engineering innovation.”

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Teradici is the creator of the PCoIP protocol and Cloud Access Software, the world-leading remoting solution that enables secure visualization of the most graphics-intensive Windows or Linux applications to any endpoint. “We are excited to extend Cloud Access Software to Amazon Elastic Graphics,” said Ziad Lammam, Vice President, Product Management, Teradici. “Cloud Access Software enables remote visualization with the highest image quality and a responsive user-experience for interactive applications in industries such as Design Manufacturing. With Elastic Graphics, customers can now benefit from flexible graphics instances that can address their specific price and performance requirements.”

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Graphics Certification Program

AWS now offers a Graphics Certification Program for software vendors and developers to help make sure that their applications take full advantage of Elastic Graphics and our other GPU-based offerings. To accelerate availability of the applications being certified, the program is supported with AWS credits and co-marketing funds for qualifying applications.