MSC Apex Wins Five Prestigious 2016 IT World Awards® in Best Products & Hot Technologies Categories

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Business Wire - July 12, 2016) - MSC Software Corporation announced today that Network Products Guide, industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named MSC Apex a winner in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards® in the Best Products & Services and Hot Technologies categories:

Best Products & Services Category - 500-2,499 Employees:

  • Gold Winner - IT Products and Services for Manufacturing
  • Gold Winner - Most Innovative IT Software

Hot Technologies:

  • Gold Winner - Suitable for Asia-Pacific
  • Gold Winner - Suitable for EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa)
  • Silver Winner - Suitable for USA

MSC Apex was built by rethinking the entire simulation process. It contains CAE specific direct modeling and meshing, a computational parts™ based generative workflow and integrated solver methods that make it extremely easy to learn and use.

"To date, MSC Apex has received 13 product awards. This is a first in the CAE Industry," said Dominic Gallello, President & CEO of MSC Software.  "We made a big bet and it really is paying off in terms of productivity and user delight for our rapidly growing customer base of over 300 companies worldwide."

For details about MSC Apex or to request a free trial, please visit www.mscapex.com

About NPG's IT World Awards
As industry's leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. The Annual IT World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security PG's Global Excellence Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com

About MSC Software
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. Academic institutions, researchers, and students employ MSC's technology to expand individual knowledge as well as expand the horizon of simulation. MSC Software employs 1,300 professionals in 20 countries. For more information about MSC Software's products and services, please visit: www.mscsoftware.com

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