News Altair Introduces HyperWorks Durability Simulation Management Solution Press contact: Jennifer Wilt Airfoil Public Relations Tel.: +1.248.304.1418 Wilt@airfoilpr.com Durability Director delivers a highly tailored, customizable and process-oriented environment for efficiently managing durability analyses TROY, Mich., December 7, 2009 - Altair Engineering, a leading global provider of technology and services that empower client innovation and decision-making, announced today that it has launched the HyperWorks Durability Director. Deeply integrated with HyperWorks CAE platform, Durability Director is a highly tailored, end-to-end solution for managing the many different aspects of durability simulation. This includes duty cycle specification, system-level testing, component analysis, fatigue simulation and specialized post-processing. “Durability analyses span multiple analysis domains. Managing information across these different domains is quite labor intensive and errors are common”, said Rajiv Rampalli, Vice President Software Development, Altair Engineering. “Our goal is to allow engineers to focus on improving their product by eliminating error-prone manual interventions. Durability Director achieves this by providing a single, comprehensive environment to simplify, standardize, customize and automate the durability process. In addition, Durability Director is integrated with Altair’s PBS Works on-demand computing software suite to increase the efficiency of submitting jobs to and retrieving results from remote HPC systems. We are confident that Durability Director will enable customers to become more agile by solving their durability problems more reliably while simultaneously increasing the consistency of results throughout the enterprise. Durability Director is unique in this regard.” Altair has established itself as one of the leading CAE companies in the world. From being providers of meshing and optimization tools, Altair has matured into a strategic supplier of enterprise CAE solutions that include easy-to-use modeling environments, state-of-the-art solvers and powerful post-processors. The creation of new domain-specific solutions focused on improving client engineering processes is yet another way in which Altair is providing superior value to its customers. To learn more about Durability Director and to attend Altair’s free webinar on December 8th, visit www.altairhyperworks.com/EventDetail.aspx?event_id=1252. About Altair Altair Engineering, Inc. empowers client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Privately held, with more than 1,300 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 20-year-plus track record for product design, advanced engineering software, grid computing technologies and enterprise analytics solutions, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.