Jul 15 2002

Geometric Software Solutions and Dassault Systemes create Consulting and Services Partnership

Partnership will strengthen Dassault Systemes 3D Product Lifecycle Management presence in Asia-Pacific market


Paris, France and Mumbai, India, July 8, 2002 – Geometric Software Solutions Co. Ltd. (Geometric) and Dassault Systemes (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today announced the formation of a worldwide Consulting and Services partnership for Dassault Systemes’ 3D PLM solutions. Under the agreement, Geometric will provide services and support around Dassault Systemes’ 3D PLM software suite including CATIA, ENOVIA, DELMIA, and SMARTEAM.<br/>



Based in India, Geometric will play a major role in advancing Dassault Systemes 3D PLM solutions in the Asia-Pacific region. Geometric will work primarily through existing Dassault Systemes sales and service partners to provide support, services, and training to Dassault Systemes customers and software partners. Dassault Systemes in turn will provide Geometric with training and access to the Dassault Systemes environment.<br/>



Geometric Software Solutions Managing Director Manu Parpia says, “With this partnership, Geometric strengthens its position of a valuable contributor to the Dassault Systemes ecosystem. Geometric’s expertise in the PLM space together with its knowledge of CATIA, ENOVIA, DELMIA, and SMARTEAM make it the ideal partner for implementing solutions around such products in Asia-Pacific.  We look forward to working with Dassault Systemes and its partners.”




Dassault Systemes vice-President Services Jean-Yves Yung says, “We are very pleased today to welcome Geometric as a Consulting and Services Partner of Dassault Systemes. This partnership will enable us to increase the presence of knowledgeable expertise around our solutions for the Asia-Pacific market by allowing our existing Service Partners to tap into this pool of competencies. Our software community partners will also be able to benefit from Geometric’s high quality economically attractive expertise to accelerate the availability of vertical applications on top of our V5 architecture.”