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Enterprise Linux Today: MSC.Software Delivers Significant Linux Cluster Technology to Dana Corp.

Oct 31, 2000, 23:16 (1 Talkback[s])

"MSC.Software, the world's leading developer of simulation software, today announced the delivery of a Linux cluster system to Dana Corporation's Spicer Light Vehicle Axle Group. The MSC.Software turnkey solution was based on Intel processors in Hewlett-Packard systems and included the company's simulation software."

"The Linux cluster from MSC.Software, coupled with their expertise in extreme performance computing, promises to help Spicer Light Axle Group continue its tradition of providing our customers with excellent product service," said Jun Yoshioka, Chief Engineer Advanced Engineering, Dana -- Spicer Light Axle Group. "The next few years will see dramatic changes in automotive technology and this will help drive our growth. Our company's culture embodies a rich tradition of technological innovation. As such, simulation technology is a vital part of our product design and development process. We are constantly striving to improve our product design and reduce time-to-market."

"Our customers are continually striving to develop products better-cheaper-faster. Included in that goal is the ability to increase simulation throughput, allowing for improved product designs and time-to-market," said Frank Perna, chairman and CEO, MSC.Software Corp. "By providing Dana with a turnkey computing appliance, based on MSC.Linux cluster technology, we are serving their needs by delivering outstanding price-performance engineering simulation. In general, our growing market of extreme performance, scientific computing customers are realizing outstanding returns on their investments."

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