Frontline Systems


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Frontline Systems developed the Solvers/Optimizers in Microsoft Excel, Lotus 1-2-3 and Quattro Pro. Frontline Systems was founded by Dan Fylstra in 1987 in Palo Alto, California. By 1990, the company had begun working with Microsoft on early versions of Windows and Microsoft Excel. Frontline Systems Inc. is headquartered in Incline Village, Nevada.


Premium Solver is an upwardly compatible extension of the standard Excel Solver, with the capacity to solve much larger problems.

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Archived News Stories

04/17/2006 - New Risk Solver™ engine offers interactive simulation, making risk analysis as easy as "What If" in Microsoft Excel. Read More.

03/16/2005 - Frontline Solvers power optimization capabilities in Lumina's Analytica software for decision models. Read More.

10/24/2004 - Frontline launches ten new products in version 6.0 for beginning and advanced Microsoft Excel Solver users. Read More.

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