SmarTeam Debuts mySmartMeeting To Provide Secure, Real-Time Conferencing and Collaboration Over the Internet

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from SmarTeam Inc.

    BEVERLY, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its strategy to deliver
 affordable e-collaborative product development capabilities to its
 manufacturing customers and their supply chains, Smart Solutions, a Dassault
 Systemes (Nasdaq:   DASTY) company and its Americas subsidiary, SmarTeam Inc., a
 leading provider of rapidly-implemented business collaboration solutions for
 small-to-medium-sized manufacturing organizations, today announced
 mySmartMeeting.  The new powerful, Web-based collaboration tool will enable
 SmarTeam customers and their supply chains to collaborate on product
 development through a secure, online meeting space where parties can view,
 annotate and comment in real-time on drawings, Bills of Material (BOMs),
 presentations, engineering change orders and other critical business
 information.
     Today's news follows SmarTeam's recent announcement on its partnership
 with WebEx and plans for integrating the WebEx interactive platform into its
 collaborative product commerce (CPC) solutions.  mySmartMeeting is SmarTeam's
 first CPC offering to utilize WebEx as the underlying enabling technology to
 deliver this advanced level of collaboration capability to manufacturers.
     _Our customers today are severely challenged by having colleagues, design
 engineers and supply chains scattered across geographies and time zones and,
 as a result, access to secure, accurate and current information is paramount,_
 said Avichay Nissenbaum, vice president of product development for Smart
 Solutions.  _By simulating face-to-face meetings, mySmartMeeting will give the
 global enterprise instant connection and become an essential extension of day-
 to-day interaction, generating instant efficiency and reduced travel costs._
     With mySmartMeeting, customers can improve productivity, eliminate errors,
 extend the reach of information, optimize project management, decrease
 training time and expense, reduce time-to-market and shorten the sales cycle.
 mySmartMeeting features include the ability to:
 
     -- Make presentations to anyone, anywhere
     -- Run any software package for live demos and training
     -- Allow meeting participants to view, annotate and edit any document
        electronically
     -- Take remote desktop control to provide technical support on the Web
     -- Take participants on a Web tour by browsing the Web together
     -- Use the polling option to receive feedback from attendees online
     -- Integrate videoconferencing into the meeting and chat online with their
        partners
     -- Upload and download files as desired
     -- Record meeting sessions and play them over the Web
 
     mySmartMeeting is available immediately with four options.  Each option
 varies in functionality, duration of use and cost of service.  These include:
 
     -- Free Trial -- use of the mySmartMeeting service free of charge, with
        limited time and meeting capabilities, and up to four participants per
        meeting
     -- User Subscription -- conduct meetings through the mySmartMeeting
        website, for meetings of up to eight participants
     -- Corporate Site -- create a customized online meeting site for your
        company, and conduct meetings for any number of participants
     -- Pay-Per-Use -- customers "pay as they go"  for a flat usage rate
 
     About Smart Solutions Ltd.
     Smart Solutions Ltd., a Dassault Systemes S.A. (Nasdaq:   DASTY) company,
 develops and markets rapidly implemented, yet totally customizable, Windows
 and Web-centric collaborative product commerce (CPC) and product data
 management (PDM) solutions between teams, within the enterprise and throughout
 the supply chain.  Smart Solutions was founded in 1995 and is one of the
 fastest-growing companies in the data management market with over 1,300
 customers worldwide.  SmarTeam's broad solutions portfolio enables small-to-
 medium-sized manufacturing organizations and their supply chains to
 efficiently exchange, track and manage design information related to product
 development from concept to realization.  SmarTeam's solutions help companies
 gain improvements in product quality, reduce costs, expedite project
 turnaround, comply with industry standards and shorten-time-to-market.
     For more information, contact: SmarTeam Inc., Smart Solutions' American
 subsidiary. SmarTeam Inc., 900 Cummings Center, Suite 307T, Beverly, Mass.
 01915 tel: (978) 524-1950. E-mail: info@smarteam.com, or visit the company's
 website at www.smarteam.com.
 
     EDITORIAL CONTACT:
      Holly Zmetrovich
      SmarTeam Inc.
      (978) 522-2023
      hollyz@smarteam.com
 
 

SOURCE SmarTeam Inc.
    BEVERLY, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its strategy to deliver
 affordable e-collaborative product development capabilities to its
 manufacturing customers and their supply chains, Smart Solutions, a Dassault
 Systemes (Nasdaq:   DASTY) company and its Americas subsidiary, SmarTeam Inc., a
 leading provider of rapidly-implemented business collaboration solutions for
 small-to-medium-sized manufacturing organizations, today announced
 mySmartMeeting.  The new powerful, Web-based collaboration tool will enable
 SmarTeam customers and their supply chains to collaborate on product
 development through a secure, online meeting space where parties can view,
 annotate and comment in real-time on drawings, Bills of Material (BOMs),
 presentations, engineering change orders and other critical business
 information.
     Today's news follows SmarTeam's recent announcement on its partnership
 with WebEx and plans for integrating the WebEx interactive platform into its
 collaborative product commerce (CPC) solutions.  mySmartMeeting is SmarTeam's
 first CPC offering to utilize WebEx as the underlying enabling technology to
 deliver this advanced level of collaboration capability to manufacturers.
     _Our customers today are severely challenged by having colleagues, design
 engineers and supply chains scattered across geographies and time zones and,
 as a result, access to secure, accurate and current information is paramount,_
 said Avichay Nissenbaum, vice president of product development for Smart
 Solutions.  _By simulating face-to-face meetings, mySmartMeeting will give the
 global enterprise instant connection and become an essential extension of day-
 to-day interaction, generating instant efficiency and reduced travel costs._
     With mySmartMeeting, customers can improve productivity, eliminate errors,
 extend the reach of information, optimize project management, decrease
 training time and expense, reduce time-to-market and shorten the sales cycle.
 mySmartMeeting features include the ability to:
 
     -- Make presentations to anyone, anywhere
     -- Run any software package for live demos and training
     -- Allow meeting participants to view, annotate and edit any document
        electronically
     -- Take remote desktop control to provide technical support on the Web
     -- Take participants on a Web tour by browsing the Web together
     -- Use the polling option to receive feedback from attendees online
     -- Integrate videoconferencing into the meeting and chat online with their
        partners
     -- Upload and download files as desired
     -- Record meeting sessions and play them over the Web
 
     mySmartMeeting is available immediately with four options.  Each option
 varies in functionality, duration of use and cost of service.  These include:
 
     -- Free Trial -- use of the mySmartMeeting service free of charge, with
        limited time and meeting capabilities, and up to four participants per
        meeting
     -- User Subscription -- conduct meetings through the mySmartMeeting
        website, for meetings of up to eight participants
     -- Corporate Site -- create a customized online meeting site for your
        company, and conduct meetings for any number of participants
     -- Pay-Per-Use -- customers "pay as they go"  for a flat usage rate
 
     About Smart Solutions Ltd.
     Smart Solutions Ltd., a Dassault Systemes S.A. (Nasdaq:   DASTY) company,
 develops and markets rapidly implemented, yet totally customizable, Windows
 and Web-centric collaborative product commerce (CPC) and product data
 management (PDM) solutions between teams, within the enterprise and throughout
 the supply chain.  Smart Solutions was founded in 1995 and is one of the
 fastest-growing companies in the data management market with over 1,300
 customers worldwide.  SmarTeam's broad solutions portfolio enables small-to-
 medium-sized manufacturing organizations and their supply chains to
 efficiently exchange, track and manage design information related to product
 development from concept to realization.  SmarTeam's solutions help companies
 gain improvements in product quality, reduce costs, expedite project
 turnaround, comply with industry standards and shorten-time-to-market.
     For more information, contact: SmarTeam Inc., Smart Solutions' American
 subsidiary. SmarTeam Inc., 900 Cummings Center, Suite 307T, Beverly, Mass.
 01915 tel: (978) 524-1950. E-mail: info@smarteam.com, or visit the company's
 website at www.smarteam.com.
 
     EDITORIAL CONTACT:
      Holly Zmetrovich
      SmarTeam Inc.
      (978) 522-2023
      hollyz@smarteam.com
 
 SOURCE  SmarTeam Inc.