IONA Technologies and Dassault Systemes Announce an Original Software Development Partnership Agreement.
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 9, 1999--IONA Technologies (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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IONA's Orbix is the world's leading technology for Making Software Work Together(tm). Orbix is based on the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (standard, programming) Common Object Request Broker Architecture - (CORBA) An Object Management Group specification which provides a standard messaging interface between distributed objects.
The original CORBA specification (1. (CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) A software-based interface from the Object Management Group (OMG) that allows software modules (objects) to communicate with each other no matter where they are located on a private network or the global (r)) industry standard which defines a means for different software components, systems and applications to work together. OrbixWeb extends the functionality of Orbix to Java developers offering the complete solution to building CORBA applications for the Internet.
The OSD agreement heralds the development of a long-term relationship between IONA Technologies IONA Technologies, NASDAQ: IONA, began life as a campus company in Trinity College, Dublin and was founded by Chris Horn, Annrai O'Toole, Colin Newman and Seán Baker. IONA maintains headquarter offices in Dublin, Boston and Tokyo. and Dassault Systemes with a strong emphasis on strategic technological exchanges within the realms of distributed object Distributed objects are software modules that are designed to work together, but reside either in multiple computers connected via a network or in different processes inside the same computer. technology.
Embedding IONA's Orbix middleware technology in Dassault Systemes products will enable organizations to benefit from seamlessly integrated IT systems distributed across diverse or complex computing environments and through the Internet and Corporate Intranet. The technology agreement between both parties will also facilitate the development of complementary third party solutions, particularly within the CAD/CAM/CAE, Product and Process Data Management and Network Computing markets.
"Providing a computing infrastructure which supports today's business Today's Business is a show on CNBC that aired in the early morning, 5 to 7AM ET timeslot, hosted by Liz Claman and Bob Sellers, and it was replaced by Wake Up Call on Feb 4, 2002. applications in a single and unified environment is a fundamental element of IONA's vision of making software work together," according to according to
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3. Annrai O'Toole, Chief Technical Officer at IONA Technologies. "Orbix combined with Dassault Systemes products will support the creation of world class business processes by providing a proven architecture to enable all aspects of the engineering and design processes to work together. We are very pleased to work with Dassault Systemes to provide businesses across the globe with the means to accelerate concurrent product development and process re-engineering."
"Dassault Systemes' commitment to leading-edge tools such as C++, Java, CORBA, STEP, object-oriented programming and native OLE, as well as the compliancy com·pli·an·cy
Noun 1. compliancy - a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
complaisance, obligingness, compliance, deference of its CAx, Product and Process Development Management and Network Computing Solutions to Internet/Intranet technology, are strategic for supporting our customers in implementing the digital enterprise within the office and throughout the extended enterprise", said Bruno Latchague, Executive Vice-president R&D, Dassault Systemes. "The close development partnership between IONA Technologies and Dassault Systemes will benefit our customers by giving everyone transparent and easy access to the digital product, and this regardless of the level of complexity of the overall computing environment."
CATIA-CADAM Application Architecture (CAA Caa
See CCC. ) provides industries with the software development tools, methods, standards and processes required to create seamlessly integrated applications based on the CATIA A family of 2D and 3D CAD programs from IBM. CATIA was one of the first CAD programs to provide 3D solid modeling. The program was developed by Dassault Systems, a French aerospace company. open architecture. These industry specific application software based on object-oriented technology, complement the CATIA-CADAM Solutions. The CAA partnership program creates tight development relationships with industry leading software developers. It is staged from CAA Development partnership for CAA product integration up to CAA Strategic Development partnership with long-term plan synergy, and CAA OSD partnership where the CAA partner acts as an extended laboratory to Dassault Systemes R&D organization.
Dassault Systemes S.A. is a leading software developer for the CAD/CAM/CAE/PDM II market providing users with solutions for their product development needs. CATIA-CADAM Solutions and Deneb Solutions enable total simulation of the creation of a product. SolidWorks, a wholly-owned subsidiary, offers design-oriented, software solutions based on Windows. With Java-based CATWEB e-business tools, everyone can exploit engineering data over the Web. ENOVIA PDM (1) (Product Data Management) An information system used to manage the data for a product as it passes from engineering to manufacturing. The data includes plans, geometric models, CAD drawings, images, NC programs as well as all related project data, notes and II Solutions deliver a new multi-CAD collaborative and innovative environment for the virtual product and process modeling and management across the extended enterprise. The Company's customer base comprises over 13,000 CATIA-CADAM and 9,500 SolidWorks customers.
IONA Technologies (NASDAQ:IONA), founded in 1991, is the world leader in Making Software Work Together(tm). IONA's leading product, Orbix(r), provides customers with a standard-based enterprise middleware solution to make diverse software components work together in a reliable, dependable and scalable manner. According to IDC's market research, Orbix, which is used by over 3,500 businesses worldwide and conforms to the Object Management Group's CORBA specification, is the world's leading object middleware product.
Information on CATIA-CADAM Solutions is available on the CATIA home page at the following address: http://www.catia.com
Information on IONA Technologies is available from the IONA home page at the following address: http://www.iona.com
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ENOVIA and CATWEB are owned by Dassault Systemes.
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