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BW: MSC.Software Releases First Linux Simulation Appliance; "Supercomputing w/o a Supercomputer"

Jul 06, 2000, 18:40 (1 Talkback[s])

"MSC.Software Corporation (NYSE:MNS)(MSC), the world's leading developer of simulation software, today announced the release of MSC.Nastran DMP (distributed memory parallel) on Linux, the first of its kind Linux simulation appliance, enabling customers to achieve supercomputer performance with PCs."

"With MSC.Nastran DMP on Linux, one large task can be distributed to several PCs running in parallel, accelerating the speed of analysis up to 20 times, hence reducing costs and time-to-market."

"This MSC.Software Simulation Appliance is the first optimized turnkey Linux CAE solution in the market," said Frank Perna, Chairman and CEO, MSC.Software Corporation. "Distributing large simulation tasks amongst many PC computers delivers major cost benefits against the other options available to our customers. Increasing the amount of simulation enables engineers to do more design iterations in less time, directly increasing business impact by decreasing time-to-market and reducing production and warranty costs."

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