Also First Enterprise Open Source Provider Compatible with Latest Microsoft Operating System Platforms
ANDOVER, MASS. and Solothurn, Switzerland – December 8, 2009 – Aras®, leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management [PLM] software solution provider, today announced the availability of the Aras Innovator® suite of PLM software solutions enabled on Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 R2 and Microsoft Windows® 7 offering customers enhanced security, as well as innovative user interface features and reliability improvements. By being first to take advantage of the latest Microsoft platform technology advancements Aras is delivering the most scalable, reliable, and secure enterprise PLM software solution available on the market today.
“Our ISV community is alive with innovation, and we’re committed to helping our partners drive the next generation of software experiences,” said Ross Brown, Vice President of ISV and Solutions Partners for the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. “Adding compatibility for the latest Microsoft operating systems helps ISVs to stay ahead of the competition and give their customers access to cutting-edge technologies.”
“Aras is excited to be both the first enterprise PLM software suite and the first open source solution enabled on Microsoft’s new operating system platforms,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “Making our application compatible with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Windows 7 helps us offer our customers compelling benefits including full support for multi-core processing, improved security and reliability features, sophisticated management functionality, and advanced data center virtualization with Hyper-V.”
Aras Innovator is designed and developed on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 to take advantage of the innovative and robust capabilities offered for global corporations that require significant scalability, high availability, and comprehensive administration. By combining advanced functionality with an enterprise open source approach Aras is able to deliver a truly unique PLM value proposition to companies of all sizes: better PLM software solutions that eliminate PLM license expenses forever.
Aras® is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management [PLM] software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Lockheed Martin, Ingersoll Rand and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquartered in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit www.aras.com
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