With less than one week after the meeting in June, Dassault Systemes had another acquisition—Outscale, an enterprise-level cloud service company. The acquisition is expected to help the customer accelerate the transformation to cloud. Since its foundation in 2010 in France, Outscale established 10 data centres in Europe, North America, and Asia to provide customers with enterprise-level IaaS clouds. Outscale created his own secure cloud operating system TINA OS, which can coordinate and automate cloud resources, including calculation, storage, and network. Outscale can help companies realize easy deployment, management, higher cloud availability.
It is noteworthy that, as an industrial software company Dassault Systemes has acquired this IaaS provider, which has fully manifested its determination for cloud strategy. The investment brings Dassault Systemes cloud resources and service portfolios that cover 3D design, simulation, and digital manufacturing. The further diversified industry segments and new functions will provide customers with choices on private and hybrid cloud solutions.
At present, Dassault Systemes has the largest cloud offerings in PLM market, including 16 cloud-based industry solutions experiences, 67 industry process experiences, and 175 roles. It has built 8 data centres in Europe, America, Japan, Hong Kong etc. There are also 3 new openings in 2016 to address cloud demands in China, Singapore, and Korea. It shows that Dassault Systemes will promote extensive and deeper applications in the cloud to further release the potential of 3DExperience Platform.