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Aras’ Cloud-Based PLM Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Application’s scalability, reliability, and agility drive development and shape business strategies

Published: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 - 12:01

(Aras Enterprise SaaS: Andover, MA) -- Aras, a leading low-code product life cycle management (PLM) platform with applications to design, build, and operate complex products, announced that Aras Enterprise SaaS is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure. Aras’ customers can now take advantage of the trusted Azure cloud platform with streamlined deployment and management. Additionally, Aras is now a Microsoft Cloud Partner.

As digital transformation takes hold, moving PLM to the cloud has become a top priority for many organizations. Aras Enterprise SaaS is the industry’s only fully capable, business-ready SaaS PLM with systems engineering and digital thread functionality, all in one offering. Built to bring the same power, flexibility, and openness of its on-premise deployment, Aras Enterprise SaaS allows organizations to customize and build applications tailored to their business needs.

Aras CEO Roque Martin says, “Through our Microsoft relationship, we’re delivering expanded deployment options for our customers and enabling them to take more advantage of their existing Microsoft Azure agreements to use our SaaS-based offering. Aras Enterprise SaaS has the power to meet organizations’ most complex business requirements.”

With Aras Enterprise SaaS delivered via the Azure Marketplace, organizations gain:

• Access to an industry-leading PLM solution that provides unprecedented flexibility and scalability

• Additional value from their Azure investment by being able to deploy Aras through it

• Upgrades delivered on their schedule, eliminating compliance issues, risks, and the associated liabilities of systematic updates

Peter Bilello, president and CEO of CIMdata, says, “As cloud-based PLM solutions gain market traction, the enabling technologies have evolved substantially. Aras Enterprise SaaS is setting a new standard for next-gen PLM. It offers full PLM functionality that’s suitable for companies with complex products and a high design content—and it’s fully configurable with no limits on the applications that can be developed or the underlying data model.”

“Microsoft Azure Marketplace lets customers worldwide discover, try, and deploy software solutions that are certified and optimized to run on Azure. Azure Marketplace helps solutions like Aras’ Cloud-Based PLM reach more customers and markets,” says Jake Zborowski, general manager of the Microsoft Azure Platform. 

The Azure Marketplace, an online market for buying and selling cloud solutions certified to run on Azure, helps connect companies seeking innovative, cloud-based solutions with partners who have developed solutions that are ready to use.


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