May 13, 2010

Dassault Systèmes and Exalead Announce OEM Partnership

VELIZY, France - Dassault Systèmes today announced an OEM agreement with Exalead, a global software provider in the enterprise and Web search market. As a result of this partnership, DS will deliver IP discovery and advanced PLM enterprise search capabilities within DS’s ENOVIA V6 solutions, allowing users to find and act on information more quickly while developing new products.

The Exalead CloudView OEM edition is dedicated to ISVs and integrators who want to differentiate their solutions with high-performing and highly scalable embedded search capabilities. Built on an open, modular architecture, Exalead CloudView uses minimal hardware but provides high scalability, which helps reduce overall TCO. Additionally, it uses advanced semantic technologies to automatically analyze, categorize, enhance and align data to deliver more accurate, precise and relevant search results.

This partnership with Exalead demonstrates the unique capabilities of ENOVIA’s V6 PLM solutions to serve as an open federation, indexing and data warehouse platform for process and user data, for customers across multiple industries. Dassault Systèmes PLM users will benefit from its Exalead-empowered ENOVIA V6 solutions to handle large data volumes thus enabling PLM enterprise data to be easily discovered, indexed and instantaneously available for real-time search and intelligent navigation. Non-experts will have the opportunity to access PLM know-how and knowledge with the simplicity and the performance of the Web in scalable online collaborative environments. Moreover, PLM creators and collaborators will be able to instantly find IP from any generic, business, product and social content and turn it into actionable intelligence.

Founded in 2000 by Search engine pioneers, Exalead® is a search-based application platform provider to business and government. Exalead's worldwide client base includes leading companies such as Air Liquide, ViaMichelin, PSA Peugeot Citroën, GEFCO, AFP, NewspaperARCHIVE.com, Jaspersoft and Sanofi Aventis, and more than 100 million unique users a month use Exalead's technology for search. Today, Exalead is reshaping the digital content landscape with its platform, Exalead CloudView™, which uses advanced semantic technologies to bring structure, meaning and accessibility to previously unused or under-used data in the new hybrid enterprise and Web information cloud. CloudView collects data from virtually any source, in any format, and transforms it into structured, pervasive, contextualized building blocks of business information that can be directly searched and queried, or used as the foundation for a new breed of lean, innovative information access applications. Exalead is an operating unit of Qualis, an international holding company, with offices in Paris, Madrid, San Francisco, Glasgow, Milan and Darmstadt.d 3D VIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.