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

PARIS—(BUSINESS WIRE)—June 26, 2007— Dassault Systemes (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 requires a more comprehensive investment and approach by IT," commented 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 Systemes' customers optimize their information assets."

"3DLive is DS's revolutionary lightweight solution leveraging the full power of real time 3D to search, navigate and collaborate online. This partnership will deliver to users an unsurpassed PLM enterprise search capability that should establish 3DLive as a de-facto standard," says Stephane Declee, senior vice president of ENOVIA R&D.

The partnership demonstrates the unique capabilities of ENOVIA PLM SOA middleware to serve as an open federation, indexing and data warehouse platform for all kinds of industries, customers, processes and user data. All PLM enterprise data from all data sources will be discovered, indexed and available instantaneously for real time search and intelligent navigation.

About Autonomy

Autonomy Corporation is a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and is spearheading the meaning-based computing movement. Autonomy's technology forms a conceptual and contextual understanding of any piece of electronic data including unstructured information, be it text, email, voice or video. Autonomy's software powers the full spectrum of mission-critical enterprise applications including information access technology, BI, CRM, KM, call center solutions, rich media management, compliance and litigation solutions and security applications, and is recognized by industry analysts as the clear leader in enterprise search.

The Autonomy Group includes: Aungate, specialist in real-time enterprise governance; Virage, a visionary in rich media management and security and surveillance technology; etalk, award-winning provider of enterprise-class contact center products and Cardiff, a leader in content capture and business process management solutions.

About Dassault Systemes:

As a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Dassault Systemes brings value to more than 100,000 customers in 80 countries. A pioneer in the 3D software market since 1981, Dassault Systemes 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. The Dassault Systemes 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 Systemes is listed on the Nasdaq (DASTY) and Euronext Paris (#13065, DSY.PA) stock exchanges. For more information, visit http://www.3ds.com

CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA, SolidWorks and 3D VIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systemes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.


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