AspenTech Introduces aspenONE V7 for Process Engineering and The Aspen Lice

Process Industry Leader Also Outlines How aspenONE V7 Addresses Key Issues Facing Traditional and Alternative Energy Companies

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ — Aspen Technology, Inc. (OTC: AZPN.PK), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today issued three announcements — the introduction of aspenONE V7 for Process Engineering, the new Aspen Licensing Center, and a release outlining how aspenONE V7 addresses key issues facing traditional and alternative energy companies.

1. AspenTech introduced aspenONE V7 for Process Engineering, a
groundbreaking software suite that enables process industry
companies to achieve the seven best practices of engineering
excellence.

2. AspenTech introduced the new Aspen Licensing Center, providing
customers with Web-based, graphical views of their aspenONE software
usage. This makes it easier for customers to identify best practice
usage patterns and propagate them across the enterprise.

3. AspenTech outlined how aspenONE V7 software enables both traditional
and alternative energy companies to address key issues related to
efficient energy production.

For more information on today’s AspenTech announcements, visit http://www.aspentech.com/V7 .

About AspenTech

AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing. With integrated aspenONE solutions, process manufacturers can implement best practices for optimizing their engineering, manufacturing and supply chain operations. As a result, AspenTech customers are better able to increase capacity, improve margins, reduce costs and become more energy efficient. To see how the world’s leading process manufacturers rely on AspenTech to achieve their operational excellence goals, visit http://www.aspentech.com .

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Contacts:

Aspen Technology, Inc.
Erik Mason
AspenTech
Tel: +1-781-221-8386
Email: erik.mason@aspentech.com

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