IBM and Dassault Systèmes (NASDAQ: DASTY), world
leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions,
have announced an agreement with Tata Technologies Limited,
India''s leading provider of engineering and design services
to the automotive and aerospace industries, to expand
marketing, sales and services of their PLM solutions.
the terms of the agreement, Tata Technologies will become
an IBM business partner and a Dassault Systèmes
services and education partner. With support and certification
from Dassault Systèmes, Tata Technologies will
create a PLM competency centre to provide demonstrations,
training, technical support, and software application
customisation of IBM PLM Solutions.
PLM Solutions and data management applications developed
by Dassault Systèmes, help manufacturers of all
types to innovate, improve product quality and reduce
both costs and product development times. They also help
companies collaborate internally and with suppliers, across
Technologies will play a key role in transforming the
existing manufacturing platform of Tata Technologies''
sister company Tata Motors to a collaborative 3D development
environment, using IBM PLM Solutions that will link all
of the company''s products, process and resource data,
as well as its development and manufacturing teams.
the largest user of CATIA in India, this agreement gives
Tata Technologies deep access to Dassault technologies
and internals to allow us to provide our customers the
most appropriate, advanced and cost effective solutions
to meet their increased engineering needs," said
McGoldrick, managing director, Tata Technologies. "Our
customers are looking to obtain significant savings in
time to market by adopting CATIA V5, PLM and knowledge-based
Bernard, advisor to the president of Dassault Systèmes
said, "With this strategic agreement, Tata Technologies
can offer companies in India the competitive advantage
gained using our PLM solutions. Through our Version 5
(V5) development service provider
agreement, Dassault Systèmes will assist Tata Technologies
to fulfil its software customisation service activity
based on our V5 architecture."