Altair Engineering Inc. Is an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Troy, Michigan. They provide design and engineering solutions, enterprise services and cloud computing. Altair was founded by James R. Scapa, George Christ and Mark Kistner in 1985. As of 2017, the company employs over 2,000 employees in 71 offices in 24 countries.


Altair SmartWorks

What is Altair SmartWorks?

Open Architecture

Altair SmartWorks was built for optimal flexibility, from its extensive compatibility with third party hardware, communication technologies, and applications to its innovative licensing and global partner ecosystem.

Altair SmartWorks is also integrated with Altair HyperWorks, a leading simulation platform, and Altair PBS Works’ high-performance computing cloud technology, allowing its users to implement highly scalable IoT projects and realize their digital twin strategy.

What is Altair HyperWorks?

Altair HyperWorks provides easy-to-learn, effective workflows that leverage domain knowledge and increase team productivity, enabling the efficient development of today’s increasingly complex and connected products.

The new HyperWorks experience was created to free engineers to move from physics to physics, domain to domain, and even create reports without ever leaving their model. Create, explore and optimize designs within HyperWorks to produce robust designs that accurately model structures, mechanisms, fluids, electromagnetics, electrical, embedded software, systems design and manufacturing processes.

Altair HyperWorks

Altair PBS Professional

What is PBS Professional?

PBS Professional is a fast, powerful workload manager designed to improve productivity, optimize utilization and efficiency, and simplify administration for clusters, clouds, and supercomputers — from the biggest HPC workloads to millions of small, high-throughput jobs. PBS Professional automates job scheduling, management, monitoring, and reporting, and it’s the trusted solution for complex Top500 systems as well as smaller clusters.

Cloud bursting to and between your favorite providers is easier than ever with an intuitive bursting GUI built right in. PBS Professional also delivers a workload simulator that makes it easy to understand job behavior and the effects of policy changes, plus allocation and budget management capabilities that let you manage budgets across your entire enterprise.

What Is Altair Monitor?

Altair Monitor is a license tracking tool that lets users and administrators get real-time insight into software license availability, usage, job status, and more. Monitor uses current and historical data to help optimize license spending and utilization for organizations of any size — including large, multisite environments.

Altair Monitor™