Sep 16 2003

SmarTeam Corporation and Integrity Systems Announce Worldwide Strategic Alliance

Integrity to deliver its SmartOnGuard monitoring and operations software to help SMARTEAM® customers maximize PLM benefits

Ramat Gan, Israel and Kfar Saba, Israel – September 15, 2003 – Integrity Systems, Ltd., a global leader in software development specializing in enterprise infrastructure software solutions, and SmarTeam Corporation Ltd., a Dassault Systèmes company (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) and leading provider of innovative product lifecycle collaboration solutions, today announced a partnership agreement to support SMARTEAM customers with SmartOnGuard, a new module in Integrity Systems' OnGuard operations and proactive monitoring software family for enterprise applications.

The new module, adapted especially for SMARTEAM, helps ensure 24/7 uptime of the SMARTEAM system by instantly identifying system issues that can affect application services, processes, databases, jobs, or other components of the SMARTEAM environment. The module provides administrators and support personnel with a set of tools for resolving such system problems before they impact on application availability and performance.

"This alliance is of significant value to SMARTEAM customers. We worked closely with SMARTEAM engineers to tailor our OnGuard software to match SMARTEAM’s own monitoring and operations requirements. With SmartOnGuard, SMARTEAM customers can now monitor and operate all SMARTEAM application sites on a remote basis, from one or multiple monitoring centers," said Yoav Boaz, CEO, Integrity Systems. "Furthermore, SMARTEAM administrators can now perform a range of preventive maintenance and tuning activities that will increase ongoing performance and use of the SMARTEAM application."

“We are pleased with the availability of SmartOnGuard,” said Noam Nachmany, vice president   of Customer Service, SmarTeam Corp. “SMARTEAM customers can benefit from optimal uptime and performance from their PLM solution, which means maximizing the value they create throughout their product lifecycles.”