Accelrys, Inc. develops and commercializes scientific business intelligence software and solutions that enable its customers to accelerate the discovery and development of new drugs and materials. The Company’s customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other life science companies, as well as companies that are in the energy, chemicals, aerospace and consumer packaged goods markets. The Company's products include Pipeline Pilot, Accelrys Enterprise Research and Development (R & D) Platform; Computer Aided Design Modeling and Simulation Software; Enterprise Lab Notebook; Data Management & Informatics Software, and Content Databases. On July 1, 2010, Alto Merger Sub, Inc., the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary (Merger Sub), merged with and into Symyx Technologies, Inc. (Symyx), with Symyx surviving as its wholly owned subsidiary. In January 2012, the Company acquired VelQuest Corporation.