As your business evolves, can your PLM keep up?

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Aras is Different

At Aras we’re committed to helping you bring innovative products to market quickly and supporting them through the lifecycle.

But we recognize that traditional approaches to product lifecycle management are failing so we’ve taken a different approach.

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Aras Is Designed To Meet Your Needs

Everything about Aras technology is designed to meet your needs. Learn more about how we can help you achieve your vision.

  • Your business is different from any other
  • Your business is changing faster than ever
  • You have urgent business needs to address
  • You have existing systems to leverage
  • You can’t wait forever

Model-Based Service-Oriented Architecture

The unique Aras Model-Based Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) is designed to be:

  • Flexible to meet today’s needs and adapt easily as your business evolves
  • Scalable to grow with your business
  • Easy to upgrade, even if your system is heavily customized, allowing you to benefit from enhancements in new releases
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Open Architecture

Openness is critical to the long term success and sustainability of your PLM/PDM system. To enable true interoperability, portability and extensibility we provide an open architecture which features open software, an open data model, open interfaces and use of open Web standards.

Aras is an n-tier, model-based service oriented architecture (SOA) built entirely on open web standards composed of web clients, application servers(s), database(s) and file vaulting servers(s) based on standard Internet protocols including HTTP/HTTPS, XML and SOAP.

Our open approach also leverages Microsoft products: SQL Server, .NET and Windows Server.

Learn about our commitment to the ProSTEP iViP Code of PLM Openness (CPO).


Aras technology has security built-in from the ground up. In fact the Aras security, authentication and data access rights model was defined to meet the needs of our defense industry customers to satisfy ITAR and other military security compliance requirements.

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On-Site, in the Cloud, or Hybrid

With a modern, flexible platform you have complete control over your Aras deployment – data center, cloud or hybrid. You can deploy on-site and migrate to a hybrid or full cloud model without losing any solution capabilities, or start in the cloud and move to your data center whenever you want.


Unique among enterprise software providers, Aras publishes our product Roadmap and invites you to comment on it. Not only does this help you plan for future upgrades but it also gives you an opportunity to influence our direction and priorities.

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