Los Angeles, CALIF. — MSC.Software Corp., a world’s leading developer and provider of simulation software, announced a partnership with NEC Computers Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Computers International B.V.) to deliver extreme performance turnkey Linux engineering appliances.
Based on MSC’s flagship MSC.visualNastran product line and a fully configured NEC Express5800 server with dual Intel Pentium III processors, this MSC.Linux2Go appliance is simple to order ( http://www.mscsoftware.com/offers/nec.html ), easy to implement and provides a complete engineering simulation solution, supported by the stability and flexibility of Linux and the reliability of NEC systems.
“By partnering with NEC, we are able to immediately address the needs of customers within the $8 billion CAD/CAM CAE market that require our sophisticated simulation software but do not want to incur additional IT resource requirements,” said Frank Perna, chairman and CEO, MSC.Software Corp.
“This 2Go system reduces the risk and time of getting a cost-effective simulation appliance up and running with simple ordering and convenient packaging for quick and easy implementation. Customers get a fast, reliable and stable system supported by MSC.Software’s world class service, enabling them to more quickly impact their bottom line.”
NEC Computers Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Computers International B.V., delivers mobile, desktop and server computing solutions to the commercial market in North America. For years, NEC’s Versa notebook and PowerMate desktop computers and MobilePro handheld PCs have won awards in leading industry publications, including Smart Business, PC Magazine and Mobile Computing. For more information about NEC products, visit the company at http://www.nec-computers.com .
MSC.Software is a leading provider of simulation software and services to major manufacturers worldwide. MSC.Software’s software and services are used to enhance and automate the product design and manufacturing process. For additional information about MSC.visualNastran, its ASP or Linux initiative, visit the company at www.engineering-e.com, or http://www.mscsoftware.com .