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Enterprise Linux Today: MSC.Software and SGI Provide Linux-Based Simulation Software

Dec 13, 2000, 00:42 (0 Talkback[s])

"Popular Nastran Offering on SGI Servers Running Linux and Intel Itanium."

"MSC.Software Corp., an established information technology software and services provider helping companies worldwide develop better products faster, and SGI (NYSE:SGI), today announced that two popular MSC.Software simulation products will be provided on the Linux operating system. By offering MSC.Nastran on Linux, MSC.Software and SGI make their powerful computer-aided engineering and advanced graphics solutions available to a wider market through powerful Intel Itanium servers."

"MSC.Nastran is used in numerous industries to analyze and improve both simple and complex designs -- from wheel bearings and bass guitars to planes, trains and automobiles. The results from MSC.Nastran are so trusted that airplane manufacturers use the results to get FAA certification. MSC.Nastran's availability on the open-source Linux platform enables MSC.Software to address the critical design needs of companies that rely on this stable and reliable operating system."

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