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MSC Software Announces MSC Apex, the World’s First Computational Parts Based CAE System A paradigm shift from pre-solve-post, to generative simulation that accelerates design validation and enables rapid trade studies earlier in product development

MSC Software Corporation, today announced the release of the company’s next-generation complete Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) platform, MSC Apex™.  MSC Apex is the world’s first computational parts™ based CAE system that will serve as the platform for a broad range of physics and applications that MSC Software will introduce over time. MSC Apex transforms the way engineers perform simulation by reducing critical…


Symphony Teleca Ranked Top R&D Service Provider in the Consumer Software Market by Zinnov

Symphony Teleca Corporation, the global innovation and development services company today announced that it has been ranked as the top service provider in the Consumer Software segment by notable globalization advisory firm, Zinnov Management Consulting, in its annual industry report. Symphony Teleca has been recognized as an ‘Established and Expansive Player’ in overall ranking with…


Jobs Aggregator Jobrapido names Robert Brouwer CEO

Jobrapido, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, announced today the appointment of experienced industry executive Robert Brouwer as CEO. With more than 15 years of experience in leading and transforming companies, Brouwer brings a wealth of global online recruitment knowledge to Jobrapido, the second largest global player in the growing job aggregator segment. The company has a presence…


MSC Software & e-Xstream engineering Announce New Release of Digimat 5.1.1

MSC Software Corporation and e-Xstream engineering, an MSC Software Company, and developer ofDigimat, the leading nonlinear multi-scale material and structure modeling platform, today announced the new release of Digimat 5.1.1. Understanding composite material behavior in product design is essential to product manufacturing industries that incorporate advanced materials into the design process for lightweighting and quality improvements. The Digimat 5.1.1…


Shopzilla, Inc. Becomes Connexity; Offers Wide Range of Technology Driven Marketing Solutions Based on Retail Data “Powered By Shopping”

Shopzilla, Inc. today announced that it has changed the name of the company to Connexity, highlighting the company’s recent transformation from comparison shopping to technology driven marketing solutions. These new solutions enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales based on retail signals from…


Duffey joins First Advantage

First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of background screening analytics and identity solutions, today announced that 30-year finance veteran Michael S. Duffey has joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In addition to having financial oversight for the company and its 26 global offices, Duffey will partner closely with…


Consilio Expands Frankfurt Germany Office

Consilio, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and a global leader in eDiscovery software and services, today announced the expansion of its Frankfurt office located in the heart of the financial district at Bethmannstrasse 56, 60311 Frankfurt. The new facility boasts state-of-the-art facilities for document review, processing, and hosting that are significantly larger than its…


MSC Software Extends Agreement at Boeing

MSC Software Corporation, a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services, today announced that Boeing has signed a 5-year agreement to extend the use of MSC Software structural analysis software including MSC Nastran and the Masterkey Plus token system. The agreement included new software technologies from MSC that…


STG acquires the risk management information systems business unit of Aon Risk Solutions

STG has acquired Aon eSolutions, a global leader in risk, claims and safety software, services and solutions, from Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON). The acquired company will be renamed Ventiv Technology and will be an independent portfolio company of Symphony Technology Group. Ventiv Technology enables mission-critical business…