SDRC Announces $8.5 Million in I-DEAS® Orders

- SDRC I-DEAS momentum intensifies in Q1 -

CINCINNATI and BOSTON, MA-February 27, 2001-SDRC (Nasdaq: SDRC) today announced, at the Daratech Summit 2001, that the company has received approximately $8.5 million in I-DEAS® orders from four customers in Q1, 2001, including Nissan, Square D, SteinhilberSchwehr, and Samsung.

"We're seeing good momentum with our I-DEAS product," said Bill Weyand, chairman and CEO, SDRC. "We're also anticipating even stronger interest in our MDA offerings, driven by yesterday's announcement of I-DEAS® Enterprise. SDRC is now offering the best-in-class enterprise solution for collaborative product management."

About SDRC
SDRC (Structural Dynamics Research Corporation), with headquarters in Ohio, provides software solutions and services that propel manufacturers to increased business competitiveness through the development of a web-based, collaborative environment for product development. SDRC employs more than 2,500 people worldwide, with 64 offices in 18 countries throughout North America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.

Note to Editors: SDRC is a registered trademark of Structural Dynamics Research Corporation. All other trademarks or registered trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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