Dassault Systèmes to Continue Full Support for CATIA V4 throughout the Coming Years
Paris, September 25th, 2009 — Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that the company will continue its support for CATIA Version 4 Release 2.5 until December 31st, 2011 for all customers’ current with their standard support charges.
For the past 15 years, CATIA V4 has been a major version used by many customers around the world for major industrial programs. Regulatory reasons in certain industries imply customers to maintain CATIA V4 in operations even if they have standardized with V5 and V6. Therefore, Dassault Systèmes has confirmed its decision to continue the support of CATIA V4 Release 2.5 until December 31st, 2011.
CATIA Version 4 Release 2.5 will be supported beyond December 31st, 2009 (former end of support) until the December 31st, 2011 for customers who are current with their standard support charges. The support scope will remain the same as previously experienced, except for defect management, which will be strictly limited to blocking production defects, escalated via the Critsit process. During this period, Dassault Systèmes customers will continue to benefit from Know-How enablement, and Distribution & download. Please note that the end of support dates for all DS products are published on the DS web site at URL: DS Releases Life Cycle Information
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As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systèmes brings value to more than 115,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systèmes develops and markets PLM application software and services that support industrial processes and provide a 3D vision of the entire lifecycle of products from conception to maintenance to recycling. The Dassault Systèmes portfolio consists of CATIA for designing the virtual product - SolidWorks for 3D mechanical design - DELMIA for virtual production - SIMULIA for virtual testing - ENOVIA for global collaborative lifecycle management, and 3DVIA for online 3D lifelike experiences. Dassault Systèmes’ shares are listed on Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) and Dassault Systèmes’ ADRs may be traded on the US Over-The-Counter (OTC) market (DASTY). For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com.
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