AspenTech’s g Center Provides Customers Insight to Replicate Practices

AspenTech’s Aspen Licensing Center Provides Customers Insight to Replicate Best Practices Across the Enterprise

Also Makes it Easy to Evaluate New aspenONE Applications With Just Three Clicks

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ — Aspen Technology, Inc. (OTC: AZPN.PK), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today announced the launch of the Aspen Licensing Center. The secure, web-based licensing center provides customers with insight that enables them to replicate best practices across the enterprise. It also makes it easy to evaluate new aspenONE applications with just three clicks.

— The Aspen Licensing Center is being introduced in conjunction with
aspenONE V7, a groundbreaking new software release that enables
process industry companies to achieve the seven best practices of
engineering excellence. (See “AspenTech Introduces aspenONE V7”
press release for more information.)

— At the heart of the new licensing center is AspenTech’s innovative
and flexible, token-based licensing model. Customers can access
aspenONE applications on a “check out/check in” basis up to their
purchased amount of tokens. The flexibility of the token model
enables customers to access and use the right software at the right
time, based on their changing business needs.

— The Aspen Licensing Center provides customers with graphical views
of how their software is being used across the enterprise, enabling
them to identify best practice usage of the software.

— The Aspen Licensing Center also delivers 24×7, self-service product
evaluation. With just three clicks, customers can download and
start using aspenONE applications.

Supporting Quote:

Blair Wheeler, Senior Vice President of Marketing, AspenTech

— “With today’s rapidly changing market conditions, process industry
companies cannot afford to be locked into rigid software licensing
models that result in shelfware. Our flexible token-based licensing
model gives customers the ability to use the software they need when
they need it. The new Aspen Licensing Center gives them
unprecedented insight into their usage patterns to optimize the
value of their software investment.”

Supporting Resources:

— Link to more information:

— aspenONE V7 and screen shots of the Aspen Licensing Center

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 chains. As a result, AspenTech customers are better able to increase capacity, improve margins, reduce costs and become more energy efficient. To see how AspenTech is making it easier for the world’s leading process manufacturers to achieve their operational excellence goals, visit http://www.aspentech.com .

(C) 2008 Aspen Technology, Inc. AspenTech, aspenONE and the Aspen leaf logo are trademarks of Aspen Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Contacts:

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

SOURCE Aspen Technology, Inc.