March 31, 2009

Gurobi new LP/MIP solver in AIMMS

Gurobi Optimization and Paragon Decision Technology have confirmed their collaboration by signing a Solver Reseller Agreement. The first release, Gurobi 1.0, is now available with AIMMS 3.9. Future developments for Gurobi will contain QP, Barrier options, and more.

Gurobi Optimization, Inc. is a company founded in 2008 by Robert Bixby, Zonghao Gu and Edward Rothberg and specializes in developing high quality, state-of the-art linear programming (LP) and mixed-integer programming (MIP) solvers. Built from the ground up to exploit modern MIP solution strategies, these solvers represent the next generation in high-performance optimization software. The latest trends in multi-core computing hardware will be exploited.

“We are excited and impressed by the entry of Gurobi in the space of LP/MIP solvers. We are looking forward to a successful relationship with Gurobi Optimization and the ability to offer our AIMMS customers another high quality solver to choose from. Gurobi also allows us to offer more flexibility in pricing for large scale network and web service deployment.” says Gertjan de Lange, VP Sales & Marketing at Paragon Decision Technology.

“The AIMMS modeling environment is a great product that offers the kinds of tools that today’s business users need. Gurobi Optimization is very excited to be part of this offering.” says Bob Bixby, CEO at Gurobi Optimization.


Try Gurobi

Gurobi is offered in the free AIMMS 30-day trial license (no size restrictions) and comes with the free student license (size restrictions apply). Attractive pricing for commercial and educational users is available.


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