FOR RELEASE Wednesday, August 23, 2006
SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina - UGS Corp., a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, has announced a relationship with PING Ltd., an established system integration company located in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina that offers computing and automation solutions to a wide range of clients. PING has expanded its services to support the growing PLM market in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
PING will provide UGS™ PLM software to the local market, including the UGS Velocity Series™ portfolio, the industry’s first comprehensive, preconfigured portfolio of digital product design, analysis, manufacturing and data management software for the PLM mid-market. The company has unique experience and competence in the installation of computer systems, operating systems and distributed management systems within manufacturing, banking and government sectors.
“We have followed the performance of UGS closely and seen its products and services work very successfully for many companies,” said Muamer Bezdrob, director, PING. “We are looking forward to offering UGS solutions to our clients and increasing sales of its products in the engineering community.”
“UGS has been looking for a reliable partner in the growing Balkans market,” said Angus Marshall, director of Sales and Channel Programs for Europe, Middle East & Africa, UGS. “With PING’s experience in computing and infrastructure systems, we look forward to continuing momentum in this region.”
UGS is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly 4 million licensed seats and 46,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, UGS’ vision is to enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through global innovation networks to deliver world-class products and services while leveraging UGS’ open enterprise solutions, fulfilling the mission of enabling them to transform their process of innovation.
Ping d.o.o is a computer and information engineering company, founded on 19 February 1997 by a group of experts in computer and information sciences. The founders gathered around an idea to create an efficient company capable of rendering services in almost any field of computer and information engineering, based on their complementary skills and experiences, with a particular stress on the quality in each step undertaken.
For more information on PING please visit www.ping.ba
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