ANSYS, Inc. (ANSYS) develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and services widely used by engineers, designers, researchers and students across a spectrum of industries and academia, including aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, electronics, biomedical, energy and defense. . The Company distributes its ANSYS suite of simulation technologies through a global network of independent resellers and distributors (collectively, channel partners) and direct sales offices in strategic, global locations. On August 1, 2012, the Company completed its acquisition of Esterel Technologies, S.A. (Esterel). In April 2013, it acquired EVEN - Evolutionary Engineering AG.