Cyon Research Study Examines the Value-Proposition of High-End Mechanical CAD

Bethesda, MD, January 2, 2003 -- Cyon Research Corporation, a leader in market knowledge for the engineering software community, today announced the availability of a new white paper studying the value proposition offered by vendors of high-end mechanical CAD software and solutions.

This white paper identifies the distinguishing characteristics of high-end offerings, and provides a framework with which users can make more informed decisions about investments in engineering IT.

"Strategic decisions regarding engineering software are harder to make than they should be," stated Evan Yares, vice-president and CTO, Cyon Research. "There are many good choices, but sometimes the most important issues get clouded in too much hype. This is particularly true in CAD, where high-end and mid-range vendors are increasingly targeting the same customers. This paper gives those customers some guidance, helping them to understand differences which extend beyond mere product features."

The white paper is available for $95, at . Bulk discounts are available; call 301-365-9085 for details.

About Cyon Research
Cyon Research Corporation is a leader in providing market knowledge, research, and direction on the engineering software community. The company was formed by industry consultants Brad Holtz, Joel Orr, and Evan Yares to foster clarity and provide vision to users and vendors of CAD and PLM tools. Current products include:, a leading provider of online news and analysis; COFES: The Congress on the Future of Engineering Software; Engineering Automation Report, A-E-C Automation Newsletter, and The CAD Rating Guide. and Cyon Research are trademarks of Cyon Research Corporation. The CAD Rating Guide is a registered trademark of Cyon Research Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Cyon Research Contact:
Brad Holtz

Press Contact:
Rachael Dalton-Taggart
Strategic Reach PR

Published: Thursday, January 02, 2003


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