Dassault Systemes Bundles IBM DB2 Universal Database with ENOVIA Solutions


Somers, NY (USA) and Paris (France), July 10, 2001 – IBM and Dassault Systemes (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) announced today that Dassault Systemes has selected IBM DB2 Universal Database as preferred database solution for ENOVIA Solutions. <br/>



Under the terms of the agreement, Dassault Systemes will bundle DB2 Universal Database with its ENOVIA Solutions for use on both the Windows NT and UNIX operating systems. This bundle will provide users with a competitively priced, integrated solution that will reduce time and simplify the installation, administration, configuration and maintenance of product lifecycle management (PLM) environments. <br/>



"Today’s announcement is another example of leading application developers choosing to standardize on DB2 Universal Database as their preferred deployment platform,” said Janet Perna, general manager, IBM Data Management Solutions. “The combination of DB2 and ENOVIA Solutions provides customers with a rock-solid foundation for product lifecycle management applications.”





"IBM's DB2 solutions have a proven track record for data management," said Lou Pascarella, Executive Vice President, Research and Development, ENOVIA Corp. "By packaging these solutions with the ENOVIA Product Lifecycle Management Solutions, our customers can focus their deployment activities on developing and delivering innovative products to their markets knowing that their product data is protected by a proven data management environment.”




ENOVIA’s suite of market leading 3d collaborative Product Lifecycle Management Solutions provide enterprises of all sizes a broad range of integrated, web-centric solutions covering all aspects of product life cycle support, Product Process and Resource (PPR) Management, and integration with supply chain management, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management applications. Developed in conjunction with innovative industry-leading customers, and integrating best-in-class business practices for product development management, ENOVIA’s integrated solutions capture, promote, and support these best practices throughout the extended enterprise. <br/>

As the foundation for e-business, DB2 Universal Database is the industry's first multimedia, Web-ready relational database management system, strong enough to meet the demands of large corporations and flexible enough to serve medium-sized and small e-businesses.  DB2 Universal Database combines integrated power for business intelligence, content management, enterprise information portals and e-business with industry-leading performance and reliability to drive the most demanding industry solutions.  DB2 Universal Database together with Internet technology makes information easily accessible, available and secure.  There are more than 40 million DB2 users from over 300,000 companies worldwide relying on IBM data management solutions.  <br/>

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