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Premium Solver Platform is a powerful, comprehensive optimization package that is today’s most effective upgrade for the Excel Solver for operations research. Here’s why:

Premium Solver Platform:

Solves Much Larger Optimization Problems than Excel Solver.

  • Solves Linear Programming and Quadratic Programming problems up to 8,000 variables. (That’s 40 times the capacity of the standard Excel Solver.)
  • Solves Mixed Integer (LP/MIP) and Second Order Cone Programming (SOCP) Problems up to 2,000 variables.
  • Automatically selects the best presolve strategy, Simplex method, pricing method, and pivoting strategy, and uses robust methods to automatically handle degenerate models.
  • Linear programming upgrades to Premium Solver Platform, the LSLP, MOSEK, XPRESS and Gurobi Solvers, can solve LP/MIP problems with an unlimited number of variables and constraints.

Solves Optimization Problems Much Faster than Excel Solver.

  • Linear Programming Problems can often be solved 10 to 20 times faster, depending on the complexity of your model.
  • Linear Mixed-Integer Problems can often be solved 50 to 200 times faster or more.
  • Non-Linear Problems can be solved much faster, depending on the complexity of your model and the types of functions you use.

Solves New Types of Operations Research Problems.

  • Can automatically transform models with Excel functions such as IF, AND, OR, NOT, MIN, MAX into linear mixed-integer models for faster solution.
  • Includes an Evolutionary Solver with a unique combination of genetic algorithms and classical optimization methods that can handle models with any Excel functions – even user-written functions.
  • Includes an Interval Global Solver that can find proven globally optimal solutions, or all real solutions for a system of nonlinear equations.
  • Includes a special Solver for Second Order Cone Programming (SOCP) models -- the natural generalization of linear and quadratic programming.

The Compatible Upgrade for the standard Excel Solver.

  • Premium Solver Platform is 100% upward compatible with the Solver in Excel, that Frontline Systems originally developed for Microsoft.
  • Existing spreadsheet models and VBA macros designed for the standard Excel Solver will work as-is with Premium Solver Platform.

For Programmers, Premium Solver Platform Features a New Object-Oriented API.

  • The new API makes it much easier to developer powerful custom applications in Excel, and to move applications from Excel to a programming language such as C++, VB.NET, Java, and MATLAB.

Has a Winning Track Record With Thousands of Users Over Many Years.

  • Frontline Solvers have been proven in use by nearly 200,000 users.
  • Over 5,000 companies, many of them Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 firms, are Frontline Systems’ customers.
  • Frontline Systems’ software is the overwhelming favorite tool in its field for teaching these methods to MBA students in thousands of universities throughout the world.

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Register below to download and run the SolverSetup program that installs Premium Solver Platform and Risk Solver Platform with a free 15-day trial license.  You can use every feature of the software, solve real problems, examine the full User Guide and Help, and get expert technical support -- all without any obligation.  You can download immediately, or return later for your free trial.