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Oct 4, 2011

Dassault Systèmes Partners with Persistent Systems in India

Persistent Systems Becomes a Strategic Services Partner for High Growth sectors in India.

Dassault Systèmes today announced a strategic partnership with Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT), the leader in outsourced software product development services, to offer integrated Dassault Systèmes solutions based services to customers in key sectors such as Energy, Telecommunications, EPC (Engineering Procurement & Construction), Banking & Finance, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare.

As part of the partnership, Dassault Systèmes will be working with Persistent Systems to target some of India’s most technology savvy companies, leveraging upon Persistent Systems domain expertise in verticals. Persistent Systems will look at empowering customers and organisations with a paperless 3D world through a key DS brand Exalead.

The agreement was signed by Andy Kalambi, President - South Asia, Dassault Systèmes and Dr. Anand Deshpande, Chairman, CEO & MD, Persistent Systems Ltd in the august presence of Bernard Charlès, President & CEO, Dassault Systèmes during his visit to India. Mr. Charlès is in India to expand the partnership to provide customers with an enhanced offer of integrated services based on Dassault Systèmes technologies, available for different markets.

Commenting on the partnership, Andy Kalambi, President - South Asia, Dassault Systèmes, said, “We are pleased to add renewed momentum to our partnership with Persistent Systems today. Dassault Systèmes is targeting new and emerging sectors and Persistent Systems is the best partner to help us to do so. While traditional sectors such as automotive, manufacturing and aerospace have been core to Dassault Systèmes’ business in India, it is time that we look beyond our horizons and find new territories for propelling our presence in India. What better way to do this than partnering with some of the most trusted partners such as Persistent Systems.”

Adding further on the partnership, Dr. Anand Deshpande, Chairman, CEO & MD, Persistent Systems Ltd. said, “We are excited to partner with Dassault Systèmes which is a premier brand in 3D simulation modeling and gaming space. The relationship between Dassault Systèmes and Persistent Systems is designed to drive increased efficiency and responsiveness for Dassault Systèmes prospective customers and end-users in the Indian market. We look forward to leverage our strengths in our core technology areas such as PLM, Cloud, Mobility, BI/Analytics and Collaboration to service Dassault Systèmes’ customers in India and then globally. We also plan to extend this relationship by working as technology partners for Dassault Systèmes’ other brands beyond Exalead.”