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New Cloud-Based Offering From Exa Makes Access to Simulation-Driven Design Available to All

  • ExaCLOUD provides cloud-based access to the full suite of Exa simulation products
  • Scalable and secure high-performance simulation environment brings state-of-the-art engineering to all companies
  • Simulation-driven design enables development of highly optimized products without compromising aesthetics or product performance

BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exa Corporation, a leading innovator of simulation software for product engineering, today launched ExaCLOUD™, providing customers access to the company's full suite of simulation products – running in a scalable, secure, high-performance computing (HPC) environment through a web interface. ExaCLOUD provides complete access to a sophisticated simulation environment – offering existing customers a way to handle peak demands, and engineering companies of all sizes immediate access to powerful simulation technology without having to invest in costly infrastructure.

ExaCLOUD provides cloud-based access to the full suite of Exa simulation products on a CPU hour basis. It is a scalable and secure high-performance simulation environment bringing state-of-the-art engineering to all companies.


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"The world's largest, innovative automotive and commercial vehicle manufacturers rely on Exa today to solve, through simulation, their most difficult engineering problems," remarked Stephen Remondi, President and CEO for Exa. "ExaCLOUD is more than a SaaS offering, it is a complete simulation environment. Development teams across the globe now have web-based access to our simulation products in a scalable, high-performance computing environment. This type of collaborative engineering through simulation, previously only seen at our biggest customers, is now available to all engineering companies. Having a secure, web-based interface to see their simulations and results makes teams more efficient at communicating and improves their overall product design process. Additionally, our largest customers will also benefit from access to ExaCLOUD in order to handle their peak demands efficiently."

"ExaCLOUD's web-based architecture enhances collaboration and fosters productivity," said Kevin Horrigan, ExaCLOUD Product Manager. "Online access allows all members of the team to participate in and manage the complete simulation process, regardless of their location. It enhances team efficiency by providing a central storage location for standardization and automation of common tasks all within a secure environment."

Exa's (CFD) software – which simulates fluid flow and heat transfer – enables the deployment of simulation by encouraging collaboration early in the development process, reducing costly late-stage changes. The strategic use of this technology – known as 'simulation-driven design' – provides for a highly accurate analysis of performance in real-world conditions, and allows for actionable feedback and insight on how to improve the design – something not possible when simply employing traditional testing methods. Exa enables most of the world's automotive and commercial vehicle manufacturers the ability to design better vehicles through simulation, including the recently introduced Jaguar XE and the Renault EOLAB concept car.

About Exa Corporation

Exa (Nasdaq:EXA) (www.exa.com) Corporation's visualization and simulation software helps designers and engineers produce better vehicles and equipment. As a design evolves, Exa accurately predicts the performance of that design while providing actionable insight to optimize the performance of the product. With Exa, the need for costly physical prototypes and expensive late-stage changes is reduced. Now, designers and engineers are freed from the risk of producing compromised products that do not meet market and regulatory requirements. Some of the most successful product companies in the world use Exa, including BMW, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar Land Rover, Kenworth, MAN, Nissan, Peterbilt, Renault, Scania, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo Trucks.

Founded in 1991, the company is headquartered at 55 Network Drive, Burlington, MA, USA 01803. Tel: 1.781.564.0200; Fax: 1.781.564.0299; Email: info@exa.com; URL: www.exa.com; Nasdaq:EXA

Exa and PowerFLOW are registered trademarks and ExaCLOUD is a trademark of Exa Corporation.

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