COMSOL announced yesterday the release of COMSOL Server, a new product designed specifically for running applications created with the company’s Application Builder. Released at the end of October, the Application Builder allows COMSOL Multiphysics software users to build an intuitive interface around their COMSOL model that can be run by anyone–even those without prior simulation experience.
COMSOL Server enables the distribution of applications, allowing design teams, production departments and others to share applications throughout an organization using a Windows-native client or web browser. By propagating the use of simulation throughout the organization, design cycles can be shortened and product quality greatly increased.
Build and Run Simulation Applications
COMSOL Server is the engine for running COMSOL apps and the hub for controlling their deployment, distribution, and use. After creating an app with the Application Builder, the server provides engineers and researchers with a cost-effective solution for managing how the app is used, either within their organization or externally to a worldwide audience.
“COMSOL Server provides an environment for running applications created in the Application Builder that is easy to access and use,” says Svante Littmarck, President and CEO of the COMSOL Group. “Using the Application Builder and COMSOL Server together, an R&D engineer, for example, has the tools to create applications that will best serve their specific industry in a format that is easy to use, quick to implement, and can be scaled for global benefit.”
With COMSOL Server, applications can be run in a COMSOL Client for Windows or in Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and other major web browsers. COMSOL Server can be hosted in a corporate network or in the cloud.
“COMSOL Server not only provides an effective way for engineers to distribute their applications, it also allows updates to be readily available to all users,” says Bjorn Sjodin, VP of Product Management at COMSOL, Inc. “Because applications are accessible through a web interface, as soon as a new version of an application is uploaded, app users will immediately have access to the latest version. Developers will also appreciate the fact that the applications can be password protected.”
To learn more about COMSOL Server and Application Builder, check out the recorded webinar “How to Build and Run COMSOL Simulation Apps.” Watch the archived version here.