PLANO, Texas, January 31, 2008 – Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of Siemens Industry Sector and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced its top global channel partners in each zone have been recognized with a Channel Partner Award 2007 presented earlier this month at the company’s Global Sales Training event in Orlando, Fla.
“We are proud to recognize these top performing partners with the Channel Partner Award 2007,” said Kerry Grimes, vice president, mid market and global channel sales, Siemens PLM Software. “They were a key part of our channel success in 2007. Over the past few years, we have significantly expanded our channel as well as increased overall channel productivity. The large profitable growth these top partners experienced last year is evidence of the collective success of our partners and our global channel program. We thank them for representing us in their local markets.”
Award winners include LANIT, Nanjing Zhixiang and Saber Analysis and Design. These partners sell a mix of Siemens PLM Software technologies, including NXTM, Velocity SeriesTM and Teamcenter® software.
“We have been a Siemens PLM Software partner for nine years,” said Sergey Marin, CAD/cPDM director, LANIT. “Our present achievements are based on Siemens PLM Software’s products, proficient knowledge of the local industry, high-tech professional experience and an original way of implementing PLM solutions.” LANIT is Russia’s largest systems integrator and a supplier of solutions from more than 200 of the world’s leading providers of hardware, software and services.
“We are proud to have sustained three continuous years of high business growth working with Siemens,” said Zhang Jun, general manager of Nanjing Zhixiang. “The working relationship and collaboration between our companies has been a critical factor in achieving this success.”
“We have been a partner with Siemens PLM Software for nearly three years,” said John Stewart, president, Saber Design and Analysis Services, LLC. “Last year we experienced 600 percent growth. Our strong working relationship with Siemens and focus on Siemens best-in-class CAE solutions enabled us to grow at this pace.”
For more information on Siemens Solution Partner Program PLM, visit www.siemens.com/plm/partners.
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of Siemens Industry Sector, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 4.6 million licensed seats and 51,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software’s open enterprise solutions enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through Global Innovation Networks to deliver world-class products and services. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.
The Siemens Industry Sector and its products and solutions address industry customers in the fields of production, transportation and building systems. The sector, newly formed on Jan. 1, 2008, is primarily comprised of the business activities of the former Siemens Groups A&D, I&S, SBT, Osram and TS. Approximately 209,000 employees currently work in the Industry Sector. The sector’s businesses generated revenues of roughly €40 billion in fiscal 2007. Further information about the Siemens Industry Sector is available at www.siemens.com/industry.
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