Arena Solutions Honored for PLM Leadership
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Arena Solutions Honored for PLM Leadership

FOSTER CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Apr 03, 2008 -- Arena Solutions, the leading provider of on-demand product lifecycle management (PLM) software for manufacturers of all sizes, today announced it has been named to the 2008 START-IT 125, which highlights the most influential technology providers in the manufacturing industry. Arena Solutions was chosen by the magazine's editors and editorial board from hundreds of technology providers as one of the companies with the greatest impact on the direction of the industrial market.

Arena Solutions is recognized for its innovative, easy-to-use, easy-to-deploy, on-demand PLM software that makes it possible for its customers to bring higher quality products to market faster, more effectively collaborate with their ever-expanding global supply chains around live, up-to-date product data, and better manage and maintain regulatory compliance.

"Each year, we see more change in the manufacturing industry and the available technology, and each year the editors of START-IT must be more critical in examining the top 125 technology providers," said Peggy Smedley, editorial director of START-IT. "The START-IT 125 lets our readers know what the best solutions are, who can provide them, and how they can help manufacturers improve business practices."

"The commendation from START-IT, a publication that's highly respected for its handle on the manufacturing industry and read by decision-makers across all manufacturing segments, is certainly an honor," said Craig Livingston, chief executive officer of Arena Solutions. "We'd like to think that for all of the positive reasons we made the list, our customers' success with the software stands out most and communicates the real reason we're leaders in this market. Hundreds of small- to medium-sized entrepreneurial companies, from upstarts to well-established brands, who are breathing new life and excitement into their markets, have benefited from the role Arena PLM plays in their success."

About START-IT magazine

START-IT magazine helps manufacturers take full advantage of the power of partnerships by emphasizing the importance of IT partnerships and how these partners are working together to reach their goals through the use of technology. Emphasizing the power of partnerships, START-IT is read by decision makers across all manufacturing segments as a primary source of business strategies to best take advantage of today's technologies.

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, collaboration 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-IT Magazine's "Hottest" Companies and Top 50 Manufacturing Technologies.

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

Arena PLM is a trademark of Arena Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names are the property of their respective holders.

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