June 24, 2008

Dassault Systemes’ V6 Platform Now Supported By HP Blade Workstation Solution

Dassault Systemes (DS) (Paris:DSY) (NASDAQ:DASTY), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that V6, its next-generation PLM 2.0 platform and solution set is now supported by the HP Blade Workstation Solution.

Dassault Systemes' V6 is a single, open and scalable platform that enables users to easily collaborate and innovate globally throughout the product design and development process, and bring better-designed products to market faster. V6 delivers ready-to-use business processes to help harness collective intelligence from all product development stakeholders, giving organizations the tools they need to simulate how products will be developed and experienced by customers before they are brought to market.

HP Blade Workstation Solution is a centralized workstation architecture that has been tested and certified to support secure, real-time, interactive access from virtually anywhere that 3D PLM solutions require. The flexible remote-access capabilities of HP Blade Workstation Solution are optimal for Dassault Systemes' V6, targeting users that create, consume and remix Intellectual Property (IP) from anywhere in the world.

"HP and Dassault Systemes have a history of working together to provide clients the technology they need to successfully develop and bring leading products to market," said Barbara Tabb, director, Global Alliance Program Operations, Dassault Systemes. "With the enhanced security and real-time interactive access enabled by HP Blade Workstation Solution and the ability of V6 to create an immersive, lifelike 3D environment for product development, organizations can collaborate at any phase in the development lifecycle, no matter where they are located."

These offerings have been tested, optimized and certified in the HP-DS PLM Competency Center to assure robust, high-performance IT infrastructure solutions that support the Dassault Systemes V6 platform.

"HP's client virtualization and remote access expertise, combined with our deep industry partnerships, deliver a new and more flexible working environment for the PLM 2.0 market," said Jeff Groudan, vice president, Desktop Solutions Marketing, Personal Systems Group, HP. "By centralizing computing power in the data center and allowing remote access via HP Remote Graphics Software, engineers can improve online collaboration with their peers and clients to create optimal levels of productivity and security while reducing overall IT costs."

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 to recycling. 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.