SDRC Leads in cPDm Market

- CIMdata names SDRC as vendor with greatest overall cPDm market presence with significantly expanded "Metaphase® economy" -

CINCINNATI-March 6, 2001-SDRC (Nasdaq: SDRC), today announced that CIMdata, Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, has named SDRC as the vendor with the greatest overall collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) market presence for the year 2000, with an approximate 33% market leadership margin over its closest competitor.

As stated by CIMdata in their press release, "SDRC maintained the leading position in overall market presence based on the total revenue that they and their partners create in the industry. Their existing customer base is substantial and includes some of the world's largest corporations. As these implementations have expanded (with the help of many systems integrators and SDRC partners) investments around the world in the 'Metaphase® Economy' have expanded significantly…" CIMdata Press Release, February 28, 2001.

"The market is forecasting cPDm investments to continue at a significant pace," said Bill Weyand, chairman and CEO, SDRC. "For global companies, it's no longer a question of whether they will implement collaborative strategies - they realize their future depends on committing to these initiatives across their entire enterprise - but when and with what partner. SDRC will continue to aggressively attack and lead this key market with our collaborative solutions."

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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