PLANO, Texas and BANGALORE, India May 21, 2008 – Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, and Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE: SAY), a leading global consulting and IT services provider, today announced a global consulting and systems integrator alliance to provide optimized PLM software and services to help customers enhance efficiency and top-line growth. The alliance will enable clients to benefit from Satyam’s global domain expertise, combined with Siemens PLM Software’s industry-leading PLM technology.
“This alliance with Satyam, a leading PLM service provider, will enhance the ability of both organizations to deliver outstanding PLM products and services to customers in critical industries,” said John Graham, executive vice president, Global Sales and Services, Siemens PLM Software. “It will also enhance our focus on non-traditional verticals and geographies and bring the benefit of PLM to these customers.”
The companies will use Siemens PLM Software’s PLM technology to create focused solutions for the chemical, oil and gas, and industrial machinery industries. Collaborating on aligned sales, marketing, and delivery strategies will enable the companies to more efficiently bring PLM solutions to their global customer base including those in the focus industries.
“Siemens PLM Software’s world-class PLM technology, combined with our multi-industry expertise, will enable us to further evolve the PLM industry,” said Joseph Lagioia, Director, Senior Vice President, and Global Head for Consulting and Enterprise Solutions at Satyam. “As partners, we will deliver solutions to a much larger, more diverse market and create real value for our clients. It also reaffirms our commitment to providing clients with the widest range of services, through the most advanced global delivery models.”
Satyam (NYSE: SAY), a leading global business and information technology services company, delivers consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing solutions to clients in 20* industries and 63* countries.
Satyam leverages deep industry and functional expertise, leading technology practices, and an advanced, global delivery model to help clients transform their highest-value business processes and improve their business performance. The company’s 51,127* professionals excel in engineering and product development, supply chain management, client relationship management, business process quality, business intelligence, enterprise integration, and infrastructure management, among other key capabilities.
Satyam development and delivery centers in the US, Canada, Brazil, the UK, Hungary, Egypt, UAE, India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia serve 654* clients, including more than one third of the Fortune 500. For more information, see www.satyam.com.
(*as of March 31, 2008)
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 5.5 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 Automation Division (Nuremberg), a division of the Siemens Industry Sector, is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industry to solutions for whole industries and systems that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services.
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