Microsoft and Dassault Systemes Form Strategic Alliance

Redmond, Wash., U.S., and Paris, France – Nov. 17, 2004 - Microsoft Corp. and Dassault Systemes today announced a multiyear, global strategic alliance to deliver Dassault Systemes' product lifecycle management (V5 PLM) and 3D design solutions to companies of all sizes taking advantage of the Microsoft(R) software platform.