SmarTeam Joins RosettaNet

RosettaNet Members Committed to Standards and Systems Interoperability;

SmarTeam Customers Will Benefit from Improved Electronic

Sharing of B2B e-Commerce Information



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from SmarTeam Inc.

    BEVERLY, Mass., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 it joined
 RosettaNet, a self-funded and non-profit consortium of major information
 technology, electronic component, and semiconductor manufacturing companies
 working to create and implement industry-wide, open e-business process
 standards.  As a RosettaNet member, SmarTeam is committed to helping establish
 a common language and standard processes to ease the electronic sharing of
 business information between supply chain partners globally.
     Today's announcement further extends SmarTeam's commitment to industry
 standards for integrating and exchanging product, plant and project
 information throughout manufacturing enterprises and their supply chains.
 SmarTeam also announced last month its new iXF standard for collaborative
 product commerce, a next-generation XML-based technology for the secure,
 accurate and electronic exchange of information.
     Avichay Nissenbaum, Smart Solutions' vice president of product marketing,
 says, "Joining RosettaNet affirms our commitment to standards and
 interoperability.  Our goal is to make it easier for our customers to
 integrate their B2B systems in a heterogeneous environment by making our own
 systems standards-based and open.  We are proud to join the ranks of other
 RosettaNet Partners who are committed to raising the standards bar for the
 future of product data exchange and propagating RosettaNet standards
 throughout industry worldwide."
     RosettaNet Partners include technology companies that provide tools and
 services to enable supply chain companies to implement RosettaNet standards.
 Partners include systems integrators, software developers, consultants and
 technology and service providers.  For more information about RosettaNet and
 its more than 400 partners, visit www.rosettanet.org.
     "RosettaNet's aggressive growth in membership reflects the enormous
 commitment by industry leaders to drive forward and make RosettaNet standards
 pervasive in the eMarketplace," noted Jennifer Hamilton, RosettaNet Chief
 Executive Officer.  "Enlisting member companies such as SmarTeam serves to
 further the progress of RosettaNet's global e-business standards development
 on an industry-wide basis."
 
     About RosettaNet
     RosettaNet is an independent, non-profit consortium dedicated to the
 collaborative development and rapid deployment of open Internet-based business
 standards that align processes within the global high-technology trading
 network.  More than 400 companies representing over $1 trillion in annual
 Information Technology, Electronic Components and Semiconductor Manufacturing
 revenues currently participate in RosettaNet's standards development, strategy
 and implementation activities. A complete list of partner companies and more
 information on RosettaNet can be found at www.rosettanet.org.
 
     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 that can be used 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 4 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 it joined
 RosettaNet, a self-funded and non-profit consortium of major information
 technology, electronic component, and semiconductor manufacturing companies
 working to create and implement industry-wide, open e-business process
 standards.  As a RosettaNet member, SmarTeam is committed to helping establish
 a common language and standard processes to ease the electronic sharing of
 business information between supply chain partners globally.
     Today's announcement further extends SmarTeam's commitment to industry
 standards for integrating and exchanging product, plant and project
 information throughout manufacturing enterprises and their supply chains.
 SmarTeam also announced last month its new iXF standard for collaborative
 product commerce, a next-generation XML-based technology for the secure,
 accurate and electronic exchange of information.
     Avichay Nissenbaum, Smart Solutions' vice president of product marketing,
 says, "Joining RosettaNet affirms our commitment to standards and
 interoperability.  Our goal is to make it easier for our customers to
 integrate their B2B systems in a heterogeneous environment by making our own
 systems standards-based and open.  We are proud to join the ranks of other
 RosettaNet Partners who are committed to raising the standards bar for the
 future of product data exchange and propagating RosettaNet standards
 throughout industry worldwide."
     RosettaNet Partners include technology companies that provide tools and
 services to enable supply chain companies to implement RosettaNet standards.
 Partners include systems integrators, software developers, consultants and
 technology and service providers.  For more information about RosettaNet and
 its more than 400 partners, visit www.rosettanet.org.
     "RosettaNet's aggressive growth in membership reflects the enormous
 commitment by industry leaders to drive forward and make RosettaNet standards
 pervasive in the eMarketplace," noted Jennifer Hamilton, RosettaNet Chief
 Executive Officer.  "Enlisting member companies such as SmarTeam serves to
 further the progress of RosettaNet's global e-business standards development
 on an industry-wide basis."
 
     About RosettaNet
     RosettaNet is an independent, non-profit consortium dedicated to the
 collaborative development and rapid deployment of open Internet-based business
 standards that align processes within the global high-technology trading
 network.  More than 400 companies representing over $1 trillion in annual
 Information Technology, Electronic Components and Semiconductor Manufacturing
 revenues currently participate in RosettaNet's standards development, strategy
 and implementation activities. A complete list of partner companies and more
 information on RosettaNet can be found at www.rosettanet.org.
 
     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 that can be used 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.