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January 8, 2015
BEACHWOOD, OHIO and SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Global innovation consulting firm Kalypso announces a strategic partnership with GoEngineer, a leading reseller of Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software.
Kalypso delivers a comprehensive set of services that enable innovation, including PLM technology strategy and implementation services. In addition to software sales GoEngineer provides technical PLM expertise, including upgrade, hosting, integration and implementation services. As part of the partnership agreement Kalypso has acquired GoEngineer’s implementation services business.
“The Kalypso-GoEngineer partnership enables both firms to scale our businesses to better serve the growing demand for PLM services and software,” said George Young, CEO of Kalypso. “With the addition of GoEngineer’s implementation business to Kalypso we strengthen the size and experience of our delivery team, allowing us to serve a larger client base with a broader set of PLM services.”
GoEngineer will continue to focus on providing PLM cloud services by subscription and hosting of perpetual licenses. Kalypso will continue to focus on implementation services. Together, the firms will grow their ability to serve clients of all sizes, building on Kalypso’s presence in large enterprises and GoEngineer’s strength in the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market.
“The synergies in this partnership allow both Kalypso and GoEngineer to focus on delivering value to our clients based on our firms’ unique yet complementary strengths,” said Mike Coleman, PLM Business Unit vice president at GoEngineer. “By partnering with Kalypso, GoEngineer can focus on delivering our PLM cloud offerings to a wide range of organizations, from pre-revenue companies with 10 users up to Fortune 500 companies with thousands of users.”
GoEngineer delivers software, technology and expertise that enable companies to unlock innovation and deliver better products faster. With more than 25 years experience and thousands of customers in high-tech, medical, machine design, energy and other industries, GoEngineer provides best-in-class design solutions from SolidWorks, Stratasys, Objet, CAMWorks and Agile PLM. For more information, visit http://www.goengineer.com.
Kalypso is a global innovation consulting firm, helping organizations to deliver better results from innovation. Kalypso's Innovation Results Transformation approach is designed to help clients improve innovation performance for sustained, bottom-line growth – year over year. For more information visit http://kalypso.com. Follow @KalypsoLP on Twitter and on Facebook.