Dassault acquires Smart Solutions

Israel based Smart Solutions, pioneer of Web based Windows centric Product Data Management, has been acquired by Dassault Systemes through a cash transaction. Dassault sees this acquisition as a logical complement to its partnership with IBM around the ENOVIA brand. Dassault claims that Smart Solutions and Enovia will deliver dedicated solutions to meet the needs of customers at all levels of product and process complexity in the PDM market-place.