SOURCE: Actify Inc.

October 14, 2008 09:30 ET

Actify Increases Global Presence in Europe

Actify Signs New Resellers in the UK, Spain and Turkey

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - Actify, Inc., the global leader in digital design communication solutions, continues to expand its global presence by signing new authorized Value Added Resellers (VARs) in the EMEA region. With EDA Systems in the UK, Alcyone in Spain, and Demirci ve Demirci in Turkey, the SpinFire and DesignShare solutions and support are even more readily available to customers and prospects. Under the terms of the agreements, EDA Systems, Alcyone, and Demirci ve Demirci will market and distribute the Actify solution in their respective regions. This agreement supports Actify's continued efforts to build extensive distribution networks worldwide, allowing the company's products and solutions to be easily accessible the world over.

"With the advent of the global economic crisis, we are seeing manufacturing output numbers reduce in all parts of the world," said Chris Jones, president of Actify. "Many manufacturing companies will be forced into reviewing their processes to look for efficiencies and ways in which to reduce costs. Our solutions are well situated to help solve these issues and with partners spanning the globe, our solutions are readily accessible. These new partnerships are demonstrated proof of our strategic initiative to deliver world class software solutions, training and technical support to markets around the globe especially during these economically uncertain times," continued Jones.

EDA Systems is an independent solution provider, based in Gloucestershire, UK, specializing in supporting organizations in the management of their electronic data by providing top quality software solutions and services. "We've just exhibited at the Interplas Plastics show in Birmingham and received excellent support from the Actify team," said Graham Morley, Managing Director at EDA Systems. "Though it was our first time exhibiting with Actify's solutions, we found that they attract a lot of interest from visitors and we are excited to see what new business our partnership with Actify will bring."

Alcyone, Centro De Sistemas CAD, S.L., is a Spanish company founded in 2005 with long and extensive experience in the market for distribution of design software in Spain. For years Alcyone have been present in the market for mechanical design; positioned as a reference at the national level, and a leader of CAD, CAM and CAE products and services for design and manufacturing companies in automotive, aerospace, capital equipment and consumption. "For us it is a privilege to have the opportunity to provide our customers with Actify's solutions, one of the best collaborative software around the world," said Mr. Juan Carlos Bermejo, Managing Director at Alcyone.

Demirci ve Demirci is a software distribution and IT support company for licensing products. Since 1997, the company has been supplying small businesses and corporate resellers as well as government and educational institutions. Demirci ve Demirci is privately owned and pride themselves on their unrivalled personal service to their customer base. "We chose to sign with Actify simply because they are the best company in their area (digital design communication solutions)," said Mr. Ufuk Metin Demirci, Managing Director at Demirci ve Demirci.

About Actify Inc.

Actify Inc. is a privately held, award-winning global leader of product data collaboration solutions with over 500 customer companies throughout the automotive, aerospace, industrial automation, and discrete manufacturing industries, representing over 8,000 licensed users. The Actify solutions are sold through authorized distributors and Value Added Resellers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Actify is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information please visit or call 415.227.3800.

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