INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, SAN FRANCISCO -- Chuck Grindstaff, executive vice preside nt of PLM Products for UGS PLM Solutions -- the product lifecycle management (PL M) subsidiary of EDS -- today demonstrated the effectiveness and flexibility of future Intel Xeon processors with 64-bit extension technology to the PLM industr y by manipulating several highly complex digital models while simultaneously int eroperating with 32-bit applications. Grindstaff made the presentation as part of the keynote address delivered by Int el CEO Craig R. Barrett at todays opening of the annual Intel Developer Fo rum, Spring 2004, in San Francisco. UGS PLM Solutions is the developer of NX, the worlds most advanced softwar e for computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering analysis (CAD/CAM/CAE ). Grindstaff used a proof of concept version of NX software running in full 64- bit mode while simultaneously running 32-bit applications at full speed to show and discuss how some of the worlds leading manufacturers will benefit from the dual 32-bit/64-bit environment offered by this technology. Large, complex models and real world simulations like we demonstrated toda y are the future of product development and well served by this technology,” ; said Grindstaff. Intel Xeon processors with 64-bit extension technology will bring the power of solutions like NX to a greater number of users worldwid e, which will result in better product designs. UGS PLM Solutions and Intel have worked together for more than 10 years, enablin g UGS PLM to effectively performance-tune its suite of PLM and product developme nt software applications to take full advantage of Intel-based workstations and servers. Working with industry leaders like Intel has been one of the foundations t o our success over the past several years, said Chris Kelley, vice preside nt of PLM Open and Alliances, UGS PLM Solutions. Through these efforts we are able to deliver acomplete solution that has been optimized to deliver maximum value to our custo mers.
About UGS PLM Solutions
UGS PLM Solutions, a leader in product data management, collaboration and produc t design software and services with 41,000 clients and more than 2.6 million sea ts of technology operating in the market, is the product lifecycle management (P LM) subsidiary of EDS. The company works collaboratively with its clients to cr eate solutions enabling them to transform their process of innovation and thus b egin to capture the promise of PLM. The integration of the former operations of companies including Structural Dynamics Research Corporation (SDRC), Engineerin g Animation Inc. (EAI) and UGS, UGS PLM Solutions has created some of the leadin g design, collaboration and product data management technologies that ultimately formed the foundation of the PLM industry. Today, the company is a family of o ne, 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
EDS, the worlds most experienced outsourcing services company, delivers su perior 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 worlds 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 companys stock is traded on the New York (NYSE: EDS) and London st ock exchanges.