News Altair Announces Global Solver Technology Seminar Series Contact: Diane Forbes Altair Engineering, Inc. +1.248.614.2400, ext. 464 email@example.com Microsoft-sponsored seminars to draw more than 1,000 engineering professionals to discuss advancements in HyperWorks solver solutions and high-performance computing in CAE TROY, Mich., (April 19, 2007) - Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that strengthen client innovation and decision-making, today announced that Microsoft Corp. will sponsor Altair's HyperWorks Solver Technology Global Seminar Series. The opening of the complementary series will take place in Toronto, Canada, on April 19, 2007, and seminars will continue through July 2007, with more than 30 regional events in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. Online registration and a complete seminar schedule are available at www.altair.com/solverseminarseries2007. The seminar series will explore new advancements in computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation technology and the impact that high-performance computing is making in the industry. The seminar agenda includes detailed presentations on HyperWorks linear, multi-body dynamics, transient nonlinear and fluid-structure analysis solutions, as well as on Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 for CAE. "We are very pleased to sponsor Altair Engineering's global seminar series and showcase their leading CAE solver technology on Windows Compute Cluster Server," said Shawn Hansen, director of High-Performance Computing, Windows Server Division, at Microsoft Corp. "High-performance compute clusters in combination with modern structural analysis software push the boundaries of finite-element simulations and enable our customers to be more innovative and productive." "Altair HyperWorks offers tremendous value to manufacturing companies who are leveraging simulation to spur product innovation," said Jeffrey M. Brennan, vice president of engineering software at Altair. "With advanced solver solutions for structural, mechanical systems, crash and safety performance, these events are a terrific opportunity to learn how HyperWorks and high-performance computing technology can increase design exploration and innovation, while delivering efficiencies to the overall product development process." About Altair Engineering Altair Engineering, Inc. strengthens client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Privately held with more than 1,000 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 20-year-plus track record for product design, advanced engineering software and grid computing technologies, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more, please visit www.altair.com.