Ansys (NASDAQ:ANSS) and SB C&S signed an agreement to expand the distribution of Ansys products in Japan. SB C&S's existing distribution channels, including a robust network of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), will improve access to Ansys simulation solutions — advancing engineering and business opportunities in the region.
SB C&S, a subsidiary of SoftBank, offers cutting-edge products and services to its extensive sales channels. The addition of Ansys to its portfolio empowers SB C&S to offer industry-leading simulation solutions to existing customers while lowering the barrier to simulation adoption among previously unreached SMBs.
SMBs, which vastly outnumber large enterprises, play a critical role in the economy and in spurring innovation. Ansys and SB C&S share a commitment to maintaining a level playing field by ensuring businesses of all sizes have access to leading-edge solutions.
"Adding Ansys' industry leading technology to SB C&S's solution line up addresses the growing need for simulation among many of our customers," said Kazuya Kusakawa, Board Director, Executive Vice President, Head of ICT Unit of SB C&S. "Companies of all sizes understand the need to invest in digital transformation initiatives that open the door to improved business outcomes and disruption. Simulation is a critical component of this revolution, and we believe introducing Ansys solutions to our customers will better position them for the future."
"SB C&S has built impressive distribution channels in Japan thanks to its high-quality service and offerings," said Rick Mahoney, senior vice president of worldwide sales, marketing and customer excellence at Ansys . "We are excited to join the SB C&S portfolio and leverage the increased accessibility to simulation solutions its partner network provides. The synergy between Ansys and SB C&S will enable previously unreached businesses to build more advanced products with the efficiency and agility required in our increasingly digital world."