Jun 27 2007

Dassault Systèmes Chooses Autonomy Technology for its Future ENOVIA PLM Enterprise Search Capabilities

3DLive to Deliver Unique PLM IP Discovery and Search Online

Paris, June 27, 2007—Dassault Systèmes (DS) (NASDAQ: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced an OEM agreement with Autonomy, a global leader in enterprise infrastructure technology,  to deliver advanced conceptual search capabilities within DS’s ENOVIA PLM SOA new user experience and middleware. As a result of this partnership, DS will deliver unique PLM enterprise search capabilities that will combine the best of Autonomy and DS 3D PLM technologies, allowing users to find and act on information more quickly while developing new products.

“The growing volume of content, repositories, and digital asset media types available today require a more comprehensive investment and approach by IT,” comments Stouffer Egan, chief executive officer of Autonomy, Inc. “We are pleased to bring the benefits of Autonomy's Meaning-based Computing technology to help Dassault Systèmes’ customers optimize their information assets.”

“3DLive has already been established as DS’s revolutionary, lightweight solution leveraging the full power of real-time 3D to search, navigate and collaborate online.  The partnership with Autonomy will deliver a ground breaking PLM enterprise search capability that should cement 3DLive as a de-facto standard for users,” says Stephane Declèe,  senior vice president of ENOVIA R&D.

This partnership with Autonomy demonstrates the unique capabilities of ENOVIA PLM SOA middleware to serve as an open federation, indexing and data warehouse platform for process and user data, for customers across multiple industries. All PLM enterprise data from all data sources can be easily discovered, indexed and available instantaneously for real-time search and intelligent navigation — all at the customer’s fingertips.

Partners, customers, and professionals from DS will gather at DEVCON, Dassault Systèmes developer conference in Paris, on June 26-27, 2007, to learn how to leverage the CAA partner program and discover the latest information about DS’s key technological advances. More information on DEVCON can be found at: