AUSTIN, Texas — July 18, 2019 — Ignite Technologies and ESW Capital announced today SmartForm is now part of Ignite’s enterprise solutions portfolio through a reorganization within ESW Capital’s operating companies.
SmartForm, a MCAD (mechanical computer-aided design) and PLM (product life-cycle management) solution, was previously aligned with ESW’s Versata portfolio.
“The merger will be an exciting one for existing SmartForm customers,” said Davin Cushman, CEO, Ignite Technologies “Ignite will be making material investments in enhancing customer value through a 5x larger Prime program and a new product strategy allowing individual customers to turbo-charge customization of the Smart Form platform to best meet their needs.”
With SmartForm, customers design and produce products from the virtual stage into reality. SmartForm MCAD is a hybrid modeling system used to design products and prototypes, allowing designers to advance ideas to production. SmartForm PLM efficiently supports the product development process from management decisions and technical documentation through to customer support and assistance.
By joining Ignite, SmartForm customers now have access to the company’s innovative Ignite Prime program, a one-of-a-kind customer benefit. The Ignite Prime program is an Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) which provides access to a robust catalog of 17 Ignite software solutions. The program enables customers to accelerate digital transformation initiatives and modernize sales, marketing, finance and IT operations on unprecedented, customer-friendly economic terms.
With the merger, SmartForm will be marketed, sold, and supported as one of Ignite’s engineering and design solutions.
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