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18 November 2003

UGS PLM Solutions and Nexus Solutions Group Sign Reseller Agreement

PLANO, Texas -- UGS PLM Solutions, the product lifecycle management (PLM) subsidiary of EDS and Nexus Solutions Group today announced an agreement to enable Nexus Solutions Group to become a certified reseller of UGS PLM Solutions' industry leading product lifecycle management (PLM) products including Solid Edge®, NX and Teamcenter®.

UGS PLM Solutions is a leader in product data management, collaboration and product design software. Nexus Solutions Group is a leading provider of electronic engineering solutions to scores of industry leading customers in the areas of semi-conductor manufacturing, consumer products and the medical industry. The agreement announced today will expand and enhance UGS PLM Solutions software distribution and support while enabling Nexus Solutions Group to deploy the world's most advanced PLM solutions.

"Nexus Solutions Group is recognized as a single source total solutions provider for PLM technologies and related services. The 20 years of PLM experience of our staff in the semi-conductor manufacturing industry has made us a trusted advisor and implementer to many of the world class manufacturers in the Rocky Mountain region." said Arne Sturlaugson, president of Nexus Solutions Group. "Our affiliation with UGS PLM Solutions is an exciting enhancement to our product offering that will allow Nexus to supply our marketplace with solutions that our second-to-none. The real winners in this partnership will be our clients."

"UGS PLM Solutions software and services have been recognized as industry leading by analysts and customers alike. We strive for perfection both from our software development organization as well as our field staff responsible for the sales and implementation of our products. These qualities are also sought while considering channel partners." said Stephen Brown, president of Indirect Channels in the Americas for UGS PLM Solutions. "We are pleased to have formed this relationship with Nexus Solutions Group, a company with the skills, professionalism and track record we seek in our partners. This is a welcome addition to our efforts to see our solutions being used at top notch organizations on behalf of our customers."

About UGS PLM Solutions

UGS PLM Solutions, a leader in product data management, collaboration and product design software and services with 41,000 clients and more than 2.6 million seats of technology operating in the market, is the product lifecycle management (PLM) subsidiary of EDS. The company works collaboratively with its clients to create solutions enabling them to transform their process of innovation and thus begin to capture the promise of PLM. The integration of the former operations of companies including Structural Dynamics Research Corporation (SDRC), Engineering Animation Inc. (EAI) and UGS, UGS PLM Solutions has created some of the leading design, collaboration and product data management technologies that ultimately formed the foundation of the PLM industry. Today, the company is a family of one, building on three decades of leadership in continuing to be a pioneer in PLM. For more information on UGS PLM Solutions products and services, visit www.ugsplmsolutions.com or www.eds.com.

About Nexus Solutions Group

Nexus Solutions Group, with corporate offices in Boise, Idaho and regional offices in the western US, recommend, resell, and implement MCAD / PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) solutions. Their corporate motto is "Let Us Help You Succeed" and have earned a reputation as the "go to guys" in the industry with leading-edge technical expertise. They help understand the meaning of professional service and know the importance of meeting and exceeding client's expectations. Learn more at www.nexus-sg.com.

About EDS

EDS, the world's most experienced outsourcing services company, delivers superior returns to clients through its cost-effective, high-value services model. EDS' core portfolio comprises information-technology and business process outsourcing services, as well as information-technology transformation services. EDS' two complementary, subsidiary businesses are A.T. Kearney, one of the world's leading high-value management consultancies, and UGS PLM Solutions , a leader in product data management, collaboration and product design software. With 2002 revenue of $21.5 billion, EDS is ranked 80th on the Fortune 500. The company's stock is traded on the New York (NYSE: EDS) and London stock exchanges.

Note: Solid Edge, Teamcenter and Unigraphics are trademarks of EDS or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.

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