Cyon Research and IBSystems Jointly Promote Information Sharing

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BETHESDA, MD, April 29, 2003 -- Cyon Research Corporation, a leading provider of analysis and consulting for engineering technology markets, and IBSystems, Inc., today announced a cooperative agreement to support searching the databases of their websites, to promote the sharing of CAD information to their respective audiences.™, Cyon Research’s premier industry research engine, will now provide an option to search databases of IBSystems’ Café’s (MCADCafe, GISCafe, PCBCafe, EDAToolsCafe, DCCCafe, and AECCafe). In turn each of IBSystems CAD centric web portals will provide an option to search the databases of

Under this agreement, each site has added a link to the other. Now, users searching for information on can quickly and easily perform the same search directly on a relevant IBSystems’ Café’ and vice versa.

"The number one goal at is to give our users the best access to quality CAD information," said Rick Stavanja, editor of and CIO of Cyon Research. "To further pursue this goal, we want to offer every possible resource. IBSystems has long been a respected CAD information source, and it just makes sense that we form an alliance between our sites to better serve users."

Now, when users perform a search on one site, they will be given the option of linking directly to the other site. For instance, among the search results returned on will be a link to the same search on MCADCafe. This gives users unprecedented ease of access to the variety of CAD information on the Internet.

David Heller, IBSystems’ President said, "Giving users quality information is what the Web is all about, and this cooperative exchange with expands this knowledge base for CAD users around the globe."

About IBSystems
Founded in 1994, IBSystems is a leading provider of web portals and virtual trade shows targeted at computer modeling professional audiences. Its,,,, PCBCafe, DCCCafe, and CareersCafe web portals bring valuable resources and timely information and job opportunities to professionals in the Electronic Design Automation (EDA), Mechanical Computer Aided Design (MCAD), Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Architectural Engineering (AEC), Printed Circuit Board (PCB), and Digital Content Creation industries. Its CareersCafe brings employers and jobseekers together in each of these high-tech fields. IBSystems complements their portals with Virtual Trade shows and online publications. The company is building and launching additional industry-focused vertical portals and products on an on-going basis. For more information about IBSystems please visit

Founded in 1999, is a centralized research resource for CAD industry information, news, and commentary., published by Cyon Research Corporation, uses state-of-the-art computer technology to locate, organize, display, disseminate, and archive CAD information. is free to all users, and can be found at and Cyon Research are trademarks of Cyon Research Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Cyon Research
Cyon Research Corporation is a provider of analysis and consulting for engineering technology markets. Cyon Research provides key information, research, analysis, and consulting to its clients worldwide. COFES: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software, is Cyon Research’s primary event, and explores investments necessary today to take advantage and profit from future technologies.™ is Cyon Research’s Web-based, centralized research resource for market information, news, and industry commentary. Other Cyon Research publications include Engineering Automation Report, a subscription newsletter providing insight, analysis, and reviews on technology specific to manufacturing disciplines; A-E-C Automation Newsletter, a subscription newsletter delivering information on trends, new technologies, and market information for design technologies that address architecture and construction; and Extranet News, a Web-based resource for the burgeoning engineering collaboration market. and Cyon Research are trademarks of Cyon Research Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Published: Tuesday, April 29, 2003


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