Rapidly experiment with business processes using intuitive simulation software for desktop and web.
Test your ideas and discover ways to step-change performance - all in less time than other simulation tools.
Rapidly simulate processes and get accurate results without the unnecessary complexity of 3D models that don’t add value.
Model any business challenge using a powerful combination of simulation modeling techniques and checkbox-ready features.
The only industry vendor to offer the ability to build, visualize and analyze simulations across both desktop and the web.
Our development roadmap is voted by our users, ensuring every feature helps you to deliver faster solutions for your business.
From operational to strategic, SIMUL8's suite of simulation capabilities give you the ability to model and solve all types of business challenges.
Most businesses solve their challenges using discrete event simulations. SIMUL8 enables you to rapidly simulate any existing or proposed system as a sequence of steps, in a similar way to drawing a flow chart.
You could test changes to manufacturing routing and batching rules, scheduled events like inventory arriving or see the impact of random events like breakdowns.
We believe simulations should be about rapid iterations and results to discover the best process improvement solutions.
SIMUL8’s drag-and-drop interface and intelligent simulation objects are designed to maximize ease of use and speed of build. Each of these objects are incredibly powerful and can be used to simulate every aspect of your process or system.
You can also group parts of your simulation into reusable Components that allow you to quickly incorporate frequently used equipment, resources and process steps to further mimimize build time.
Simulation should be about actionable insight and results, not just building models.
Results are key to showing how your process is performing and what changes will be most effective.
Every object in SIMUL8 can automatically generate results, backed by features to help collate and analyze them. Our analysis tools have been designed to help you focus on the KPIs that will help inform decisions. Every result can be easily exported to analyze or share them using your tool of choice.
It’s easy to integrate your simulations with a wide range of data sources.
Utilizing data enables your simulation to exactly match how your system performs in the real world and helps you to make confident decisions to improve performance.
We’re not about complex 3D models that don’t add value. SIMUL8 offers intelligent 2D visualization.
We enable you to be able to build simulations and get answers in hours, not months. Working with our user community for 25 years, we know telling the process story with the right level of analytical visualizations is the fastest route to delivering actionable insight.
That doesn’t mean visualization isn’t important. All simulations are animated by default to help you to validate your simulation and check that it reflects your real-world process. For example, you could quickly see a queue building up where it shouldn’t be.
Visualization and onscreen animated results also helps to understand the dynamics of a process to see how it ebbs and flows over time. This also offers a powerful communication tool, helping your simulation to tell a story so that stakeholders understand the process and the insight you’ve uncovered.
Software that's easy to use, but doesn’t compromise on depth of customization.
We have developed intuitive dialog-driven features for almost every scenario you might want to simulate.
Where you need deeper customization, we also provide Visual Logic, our simple yet powerful scripting tool to control every aspect of your simulation. It’s fast to use and uses terms you will understand to give intuitive customization when you need it. This is a great feature if you have very specific rules in your process, or if you want to build your own tools over SIMUL8.
We also provide APIs to enable you to control SIMUL8 from outside the application, enabling you to integrate it directly into your technology stack.
"In my 10 years of experience, I’ve used a range of simulation packages and coding languages. Visual Logic is totally unique.
It’s optimized for ease of use, without compromising on power. From simple tasks like generating custom results, to sophisticated control of the simulation engine – anything you want to do, you can do it with no complex programming language to learn.”
Liam Hastie, Consultant
Access the full decision-making power of SIMUL8, installation and download-free on the web.
With SIMUL8 Online, you can build, visualize and analyze simulations on the web using the same extensive feature set, intuitive drag and drop interface and fast results our desktop software.
Ensuring your success with simulation is important to us. To help you get the most from SIMUL8 we provide a range of services.
Our Support Portal is your central resource for everything you need to know about SIMUL8. Have a question that’s not covered by our online resources? Our dedicated support team are always happy to help.
Whether you attend a public training class, learn at your own pace in one-to-one coaching sessions, or have your team trained onsite, our specialists will help you master SIMUL8 and get fast results.
Adding Annual Maintenance to your license provides instant access to our latest feature-packed version, the ability to build your simulations on the web with SIMUL8 Online, as well as priority support.
"SIMUL8 is easy to use but the absolute best feature is the support. I can shoot an email with a question and get a very helpful response. I wish I could give them 6/5 stars in this category."
Kristina N, SIMUL8 user
"I have found SIMUL8's customer support to be top-notch, responding within hours. They have helped with both technical questions, as well as more conceptual questions."
Molly W, SIMUL8 user
We strive to understand your challenges so we can develop software features and support that will help you to exceed your goals at record speed.
"SIMUL8 allows us to run experiments on our business processes before we implement them, saving time, investment and effort in change management. The bang for the buck is astounding."
"SIMUL8 is fast and easy to learn. It’s quick to use which makes it an ideal tool for getting the results we need to make fast but thorough decisions."
"SIMUL8 has saved us from making costly assumptions, as well as reducing the risk of buying new equipment without knowing the outcome of that purchase."
"I’d recommend SIMUL8 as it’s a reliable product and has been cost-effective to deploy. They are hands-down the easiest company to work with in this space."
"SIMUL8 has been a valuable application for expanding our range and depth of analytical abilities. It should be considered an important tool for every performance improvement program."