Nov 29 2007

Dassault Systèmes Appoints DesignTech as a New Value Added Reseller in India

Growing Sales Channel to Respond to Increasing Demand for PLM Solutions in India

Pune, November 29, 2007 - Dassault Systèmes (DS) (NASDAQ: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced the appointment of its latest Value Added Reseller in India, DesignTech Systems. DesignTech is a leading Indian Information Technology company focused on product sales, support and global services for the engineering services domain.

Dassault Systemes selected DesignTech for its advanced technical experience and national reach, and believes it will prove strategic to Dassault Systemes’ network selling approach in India.  Over the last nine years, DesignTech has expanded its portfolio of capabilities to address customer demand in key segments like automotive, aerospace and defense.

“The joint vision of Dassault Systemes and DesignTech is to provide significant value to our customers through our products, solutions and services. It also gives us great pleasure to be associated with a group like Dassault Systemes, who brings to the table over 26 years of experience accompanied by a zest for future innovation,” says Mr. Vikas Khanvelkar, chairman and managing director, DesignTech.

Through its DesignTech channel partnership, Dassault Systemes will showcase its end-to-end PLM solutions (CATIA, ENOVIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA) to the application software and services market.