Paris, France and Frankfurt am Main, Germany, July 1st, 2002 - T-Systems, the professional services arm of the Deutsche Telekom Group, and Dassault Systemes (NASDAQ: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today announced an agreement to develop an international Consulting and Services Partnership around Dassault Systemes’ 3D PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solutions.
The two companies will team up to deliver advanced PLM solutions to the manufacturing industry. The partnership will combine T-Systems’ strength in planning, building and running complex solutions, based on information and telecommunications technology, and Dassault Systemes’ comprehensive 3D PLM portfolio that includes the CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA and SMARTEAM product lines.
T-Systems, with its wide range of IT/TC services and extensive PLM project expertise, offers global manufacturing companies sophisticated PLM solutions to support advanced business processes all along their product life cycle.
As part of the partnership, T-Systems will provide eEngineering and eFactory solutions to enable collaborative product/process development across the extended enterprise.
“Our eEngineering and eFactory solutions will define new standards in quality and time-to-market for our customers’ products,” says Norbert Franchi, Senior Executive Vice-President for T-Systems’ Manufacturing Industry Business Line. “Dassault Systemes’ 3D PLM solutions suite will help us to build such new convergence offerings.”
“This partnership is a clear recognition of our 3D PLM solutions’ business value,” says Jean-Yves Yung, Vice-President Services for Dassault Systemes. “Dassault Systemes highly values T-Systems proven experience in systems integration to support the growing number of international customer projects where information and telecommunication services have to be tightly integrated with our 3D PLM solutions.”
With revenue of 13.8 billion euro in 2001, T-Systems – a division of the Deutsche Telekom Group – is Europe's second-largest integrated systems provider. By combining expertise in both information technology and telecommunications, it possesses the resources necessary to create true e-business and convergent solutions in the areas of application service providing (ASP), customer relationship management (CRM) and electronic marketplaces. T-Systems currently has approximately 42,000 employees in over 20 countries. The company is based in Frankfurt, Germany.
Further information on the company and its service offering is available online at - http://www.t-systems.com