NEWBURY, Berkshire, UK, January 16th, 2006 - Concurrent Systems Inc Ltd, a leading developer of heterogeneous design data and document management solutions, today announces the latest release of their flagship data management product, DesignDataManager 2005.4
DDM 2005.4 predominantly gives users the opportunity to fully integrate AutoCAD data into their PDM solution.
The DDM AutoCAD integration supports external references and in-place’ x-ref editing along with previews within DDM and automatic title block population, in-line with recent engineering change enhancements.
As is standard with all DDM integrations, users also benefit from automatic .pdf generation on every drawing save, enhancing generic viewing throughout the DDM solution.
The DDM AutoCAD integration will be delivered on the DDM Office platform joining an integration for Co-Create’s OneSpace Designer Drafting.
Improving on DDM’s release control mechanisms, CSI have also introduced the “DDM Release Manager” affording users the ability to release multiple database objects, including objects that are related to each other, from a single dialogue.
In essence, a DDM user will be able to select a top-level assembly and, depending on the users access control change the release state on all children in one hit. Users can also add a global comment to each released object which is automatically added to the objects lifecycle history.
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DesignDataManager (DDM) provides engineers with affordable data management solutions without the high consulting and maintenance overheads associated with most other PDM systems. With integrated engineering change functionality based on a powerful project centric use model, DDM is a heterogeneous MultiCAD PDM solution, fully integrating into a number of market leading 3D modelling products including Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor. DDM also supports 2D Drafting solutions and most Windows document file formats such as Word, Excel & PDF.
CSI is one of the UK's leading specialists in Product Data Management and Product Development solutions, providing development, sales, support and implementation services for a wide range of users and CAD systems including Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks, Inventor, IronCAD and OneSpace Designer.
CSI are also a provider of OneSpace.net technology from Co-Create. OneSpace.net is a lightweight web collaboration tool that supports online team collaboration for project development. It combines familiar concepts such as organized projects, secure messaging, presence awareness and real-time online meetings. OneSpace.net is a rapidly deployable, cost effective web collaboration tool. With it, project design teams work on the same version of the data and avoid misunderstandings and delays. Try CoCreate’s One Space.net technology for free at