MSC Software bets big on India

by Agencies    Sep 08, 2011

MSC Software announced that it continues to be bullish on the Indian market. In order to cater to the growing demand in the field of product development and design engineering for global and domestic markets, MSC Software announced a unique set of initiatives including MSC Software’s Student Editions and online certification programmefor the development of skilled engineering talent in India. The announcements were made at the MSC India VPD Conference 2011, being held till tomorrow, in Bangalore, India.

With rising product development maturity, more and more global companies are establishing their R&D units in India while India Companies are moving from services to product engineering design space. Leveraging this trend, MSC Software has been at the forefront of several large contracts announced in recent years. By 2012, MSC Software is planning to expand the channel base to 30 and increase headcount to support the growth.

Elaborating on the India plans, Dominic Gallello, President & CEO, MSC Software, said, “With a robust growth trajectory in last 4 years, India is clearly one of the most dynamic and fast- growing economies for MSC Software. We see clear long-term potential in product engineering designing companies in both, the multi-national segment and increasingly the domestic market. We will continue to invest in people and products to resolve complex business challenges for our customers and enable better business outcomes.”

Manufacturers of ever increasing complex products are constantly relying on simulation software and skilled workforce to help eliminate slow and costly physical testing by adoption of virtual product development. With quick and easy access to a large amount of tutorials, webinars and case studies, MSC Software’s Student Editions in conjunction with online MSC certification programme help students to stand out in an extremely competitive marketplace.

“Our mission is to make engineers employable and we are imparting skill sets through the student edition & certification programme”, said Sridhara Dharmarajan, Country Head, MSC Software Corporation. “With a combined pool of skills in technology, investments and global strategy, the breadth of global experience and insights that the team brings to customers are our strong differentiators,” he added.

In addition to its focus on helping to develop a skilled engineering workforce, MSC also announced innovative product offerings for its users like Xflow and Actran.