Arena Solutions Announces Expanded Support for SolidWorks' PDM Product Line

FOSTER CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Jan 22, 2008 -- Arena Solutions, the leading provider of on-demand product lifecycle management (PLM) software for manufacturers of all sizes, today announced expanded support for SolidWorks Corporation's product data management (PDM) software with its intention to build a new integration between Arena PLM and PDMWorks Enterprise corresponding with the release of SolidWorks 2009. Similar to the integration that already exists (since 2004) between PDMWorks Workgroup and Arena PLM, the new PDMWorks Enterprise integration will improve the transfer of mechanical design data managed in PDMWorks Enterprise software to on-demand Arena PLM, a single central repository that enables companies to define, control, and securely share product information throughout their extended enterprise.

"For our data management customers who seek a PLM solution, Arena Solutions provides a capable, cost-effective solution that is quick to deploy and easy to learn," said Efrat Ravid, director of marketing alliances, SolidWorks Corporation. "We are pleased Arena has chosen to develop a new integration for PDMWorks Enterprise so our customers with more complex requirements and the need for PLM can leverage Arena PLM."

The new Arena PLM PDMWorks Enterprise integration will control and automate the flow of mechanical computer-aided design (CAD) files and specifications to Arena PLM, where mechanical designs are combined with product information from other disciplines such as electronics sub-systems, sourcing, and manufacturing, to create the complete definition of the product.

In addition to the new integration, improvements will also be made to the existing PDMWorks Workgroup integration, helping to further streamline the transfer of design data into Arena PLM for Workgroup users.

More than 70 percent of Arena PLM users have already realized the benefits of using Arena PLM and SolidWorks software together. They find Arena's on-demand delivery gives them access to the benefits of PLM without requiring them to pay the extensive costs associated with traditional client server systems. Those still using manual processes or facing obstacles related to unsuccessful attempts to manage data from PDM to production, can take the next critical step of automating their design-through-manufacturing process -- from CAD to PDM to PLM -- with Arena PLM. The combination of Arena PLM and SolidWorks software enables users to be more competitive, productive, and successful.

"Manufacturers who aren't already taking advantage of the benefits of taking their well-defined design and engineering environment and connecting it to their extended product and operations teams with Arena PLM should certainly consider it," said Craig Livingston, chief executive officer, Arena Solutions. "Arena PLM can effectively extend the value of users' investment in SolidWorks PDM software. Used together, the software can certainly help companies bring superior products to market more quickly and at a lower cost."

About Arena Solutions

Arena Solutions is the leading provider of on-demand (SaaS) product lifecycle management solutions for manufacturing companies of all sizes. As the only true on-demand, secure Internet-based PLM service, Arena PLM provides a superior alternative to complicated, lengthy and expensive traditional PLM software deployments. Through its award-winning service, Arena enables product manufacturers and their global supply chains to streamline outsourcing, improve operational efficiencies, comply with industry standards and regulations and speed time-to-market. Arena PLM has been adopted by more than 15,000 users across companies at all stages of development, including industry leaders Foundry Networks, Color Kinetics, Intuit, Sierra Wireless, Align Technology and more.

Arena Solutions' market-changing approach to PLM has received significant recognition in the industry, including Manufacturing Business Technology's Top 40 Emerging Vendors, the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, Industry Week's "Technology of the Year - Notable Innovators" and Start Magazine's "Hottest" Companies.

Founded in February 2000, Arena Solutions is headquartered in Foster City, California. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.arenasolutions.com.

Arena Solutions, Arena PLM Workgroup Edition, Arena PLM Professional Edition, and Arena PLM Enterprise Edition are trademarks of Arena Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names are the property of their respective holders.

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