PTC's Industry Commitment Addresses Telecommunications Demand for Next Generation Design and Collaboration Solutions

PTC Solutions Enable Telecommunications Companies to Extend Innovation and

Heighten Competitive Advantage



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from PTC

    NEEDHAM, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --  PTC
 (Nasdaq:   PMTC), the product development company(TM), today announces its
 continued commitment and success in providing solutions to meet the needs of
 the telecommunications industry's.  In its commitment to product development,
 PTC provides design and collaboration solutions, enabling companies to deliver
 high quality and innovative telecommunications systems.  Today, PTC showcases
 its ability to support telecommunications companies by offering design and
 collaboration capabilities to every size and scope project.  By leveraging
 PTC's expertise, telecommunications companies increase innovation, optimize
 product quality, share and manage information across the Web, and streamline
 operations, while reducing costs and time-to-market.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000821/NEM002LOGO )
     "Technology development, user demand, and deregulation, have converged to
 propel telecommunications into one of the most competitive business arenas of
 today's markets," said Barry Cohen, executive vice president of marketing at
 PTC.  "Previously, the heart of telecommunications was long distance.  Today's
 telecommunications systems deliver voice, video, and data over a variety of
 wired and wireless platforms.  With the development and demand for these
 complex products, telecommunications companies require the design and
 collaboration assets that PTC's solutions provide to capitalize on the
 tremendous growth and opportunity in the industry."
     PTC has worked to specifically address the needs of the telecommunications
 industry. The unique capabilities of PTC's collaboration and design solutions
 advance the iterative design process for telecommunications companies by
 incorporating data and document management capabilities to reduce process
 time.  PTC's Web-based development tools provide the product and process
 lifecycle solutions that help telecommunications companies leverage
 information captured both internally and externally.  PTC resolves the
 telecommunications industry's challenge of shared hard copy drawings,
 documents that represent parts and equipment throughout an organization and
 the supply chain.  PTC's design and collaboration tools aid telecommunications
 companies by reducing cycle times and cost.
     "With the implementation of Windchill, we not only Web-enable many of our
 key tools, we are able to get instant feedback and act upon it immediately,
 "said Donald Scelza, vice president of Engineering Services and Practices,
 Marconi Communications.  "Since we have business units in over 100 different
 countries, we need Windchill to communicate and collaborate effectively and
 quickly."
     "PTC's MCAD solutions give us the ability to respond to new customer
 configurations in half the time, reduce inventory requirements and allow us to
 offer increased volume purchasing discounts," said Fujitsu Network
 Communications.
     "Hughes Space and Communications (HSC) will derive significant business
 value from PTC's integrated design and analysis solutions coupled with strong
 data management capabilities," said Joseph M. DeSarla, senior vice president
 of operations, Hughes Space and Communications Company, an operating unit of
 Hughes Electronics and a leading manufacturer of satellites.
 
     Telecommunications companies that have selected or deployed PTC products
 include:
     ADC Telecommunications, see today's related release
     ADC Broadband, see today's related release
     Nortel Networks, see today's related release
     THALES Communications, see today's related release
     Marconi Communications
      http://www.ptc.com/company/news/press/releases/20001204marconi.htm
     ADC Communications
      http://www.ptc.com/company/news/press/releases/19991008adc.htm
     Hughes Electronics
      http://www.ptc.com/company/news/press/releases/19991028hughes.htm
     Lucent Technologies
      http://www.ptc.com/company/news/press/releases/19990701lucent1.htm
     And also Matsushita Communications, Hauwei Technology, Catham
 Technologies, and General Electric Company.
 
     For related releases and additional information about PTC's success in the
 Telecommunications industry, please visit:
 http://www.ptc.com/events/industry/telecommunciations/index.htm
 
     About PTC
     PTC (Nasdaq:   PMTC) develops, markets, and supports software solutions that
 help manufacturers get superior products to market before their competitors.
 PTC is the world's largest software company with a total commitment to product
 development.  The company services more than 30,000 customers worldwide.
 Further information on PTC is available at http://www.ptc.com.
     Except for the historical information contained herein, matters discussed
 in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements that involve
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from those projected. These risks and uncertainties include PTC's ability to
 anticipate and adequately respond to evolving customer requirements, to
 successfully work across a diversified and expanded user base to implement and
 support products and services that meet those requirements, and to
 successfully work with third parties to develop, integrate and support
 technologies that will enable PTC to offer competitive products together with
 such other risks and uncertainties as are detailed from time to time in
 reports filed by PTC with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
 including PTC's most recent reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q. The announcement of
 any particular sales order is not necessarily indicative of the timing of
 recognition of revenue from such order or the level of revenue for any
 particular period.
     PTC, The Product Development Company, Pro/ENGINEER, Windchill, and all PTC
 product names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Parametric
 Technology Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other
 countries. Names of products from other vendors mentioned in this document may
 be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
     PTC Investor Relations Contact:
     Tom Barth
     (781) 370-5889
     tbarth@ptc.com
 
     PTC Public Relations Contact:
     Rhonda Morgan
     (651) 765-3065
     rmorgan@ptc.com
 
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SOURCE PTC
    NEEDHAM, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --  PTC
 (Nasdaq:   PMTC), the product development company(TM), today announces its
 continued commitment and success in providing solutions to meet the needs of
 the telecommunications industry's.  In its commitment to product development,
 PTC provides design and collaboration solutions, enabling companies to deliver
 high quality and innovative telecommunications systems.  Today, PTC showcases
 its ability to support telecommunications companies by offering design and
 collaboration capabilities to every size and scope project.  By leveraging
 PTC's expertise, telecommunications companies increase innovation, optimize
 product quality, share and manage information across the Web, and streamline
 operations, while reducing costs and time-to-market.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000821/NEM002LOGO )
     "Technology development, user demand, and deregulation, have converged to
 propel telecommunications into one of the most competitive business arenas of
 today's markets," said Barry Cohen, executive vice president of marketing at
 PTC.  "Previously, the heart of telecommunications was long distance.  Today's
 telecommunications systems deliver voice, video, and data over a variety of
 wired and wireless platforms.  With the development and demand for these
 complex products, telecommunications companies require the design and
 collaboration assets that PTC's solutions provide to capitalize on the
 tremendous growth and opportunity in the industry."
     PTC has worked to specifically address the needs of the telecommunications
 industry. The unique capabilities of PTC's collaboration and design solutions
 advance the iterative design process for telecommunications companies by
 incorporating data and document management capabilities to reduce process
 time.  PTC's Web-based development tools provide the product and process
 lifecycle solutions that help telecommunications companies leverage
 information captured both internally and externally.  PTC resolves the
 telecommunications industry's challenge of shared hard copy drawings,
 documents that represent parts and equipment throughout an organization and
 the supply chain.  PTC's design and collaboration tools aid telecommunications
 companies by reducing cycle times and cost.
     "With the implementation of Windchill, we not only Web-enable many of our
 key tools, we are able to get instant feedback and act upon it immediately,
 "said Donald Scelza, vice president of Engineering Services and Practices,
 Marconi Communications.  "Since we have business units in over 100 different
 countries, we need Windchill to communicate and collaborate effectively and
 quickly."
     "PTC's MCAD solutions give us the ability to respond to new customer
 configurations in half the time, reduce inventory requirements and allow us to
 offer increased volume purchasing discounts," said Fujitsu Network
 Communications.
     "Hughes Space and Communications (HSC) will derive significant business
 value from PTC's integrated design and analysis solutions coupled with strong
 data management capabilities," said Joseph M. DeSarla, senior vice president
 of operations, Hughes Space and Communications Company, an operating unit of
 Hughes Electronics and a leading manufacturer of satellites.
 
     Telecommunications companies that have selected or deployed PTC products
 include:
     ADC Telecommunications, see today's related release
     ADC Broadband, see today's related release
     Nortel Networks, see today's related release
     THALES Communications, see today's related release
     Marconi Communications
      http://www.ptc.com/company/news/press/releases/20001204marconi.htm
     ADC Communications
      http://www.ptc.com/company/news/press/releases/19991008adc.htm
     Hughes Electronics
      http://www.ptc.com/company/news/press/releases/19991028hughes.htm
     Lucent Technologies
      http://www.ptc.com/company/news/press/releases/19990701lucent1.htm
     And also Matsushita Communications, Hauwei Technology, Catham
 Technologies, and General Electric Company.
 
     For related releases and additional information about PTC's success in the
 Telecommunications industry, please visit:
 http://www.ptc.com/events/industry/telecommunciations/index.htm
 
     About PTC
     PTC (Nasdaq:   PMTC) develops, markets, and supports software solutions that
 help manufacturers get superior products to market before their competitors.
 PTC is the world's largest software company with a total commitment to product
 development.  The company services more than 30,000 customers worldwide.
 Further information on PTC is available at http://www.ptc.com.
     Except for the historical information contained herein, matters discussed
 in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements that involve
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from those projected. These risks and uncertainties include PTC's ability to
 anticipate and adequately respond to evolving customer requirements, to
 successfully work across a diversified and expanded user base to implement and
 support products and services that meet those requirements, and to
 successfully work with third parties to develop, integrate and support
 technologies that will enable PTC to offer competitive products together with
 such other risks and uncertainties as are detailed from time to time in
 reports filed by PTC with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
 including PTC's most recent reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q. The announcement of
 any particular sales order is not necessarily indicative of the timing of
 recognition of revenue from such order or the level of revenue for any
 particular period.
     PTC, The Product Development Company, Pro/ENGINEER, Windchill, and all PTC
 product names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Parametric
 Technology Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other
 countries. Names of products from other vendors mentioned in this document may
 be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
     PTC Investor Relations Contact:
     Tom Barth
     (781) 370-5889
     tbarth@ptc.com
 
     PTC Public Relations Contact:
     Rhonda Morgan
     (651) 765-3065
     rmorgan@ptc.com
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
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