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

“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

“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
In general, our growing market of extreme
performance, scientific computing customers are realizing
outstanding returns on their investments.”


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