Aras Provides SolidWorks Users with Greater Performance, Scalability and Usability for CATIA V5, NX, Creo and other MCAD and ECAD Application
San Diego, CA – January 27, 2014 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced from the exhibit floor of SolidWorks® World 2014 (booth #434) availability of the latest release of Aras Enterprise PLM (EPLM) for SolidWorks Enterprise PDM (EPDM). The new release features a series of CAD-focused enhancements enabling best-in-class multi-CAD performance for companies running SolidWorks that also need to manage designs in CATIA V5, NX, Creo and other MCAD and ECAD applications. Additional highlights include TRUaras secure cloud-based file exchange, Windows 8, IE10, Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 support along with a series of other scalability, performance and usability improvements.
See a Demo of Aras EPLM and Learn More at: http://www.aras-eplm.com/
Aras EPLM is the best PLM software for global businesses that rely on SolidWorks and have complex products and processes. Built on top of SolidWorks EPDM, Aras EPLM is a full-featured PLM suite that extends EPDM with a Web-based interface and business processes for cross-functional collaboration throughout the company and across the supply chain.
“We understand that SolidWorks users with complex global design environments need better multi-CAD capabilities for faster performance and greater scalability than they’ve been able to get from the other major PLM systems,” said John Sperling, Vice President of Product Management at Aras. “By unifying our CAD data model across mechanical and electronics and enhancing our APIs, we are delivering a new level of multi-CAD management performance in this release of Aras EPLM.”
Best In Class Multi-CAD Performance
A 10X increase in speed and 10X reduction in memory make Aras EPLM the fastest PLM platform for Multi-CAD check-in / check-out. The check in / out process for entire CAD assembly structures is automated and streamlined with new check-in / check-out manager capabilities.
A rapid status check for an entire CAD structure, a single compressed metadata commit and high-performance parallel, asynchronous file check-ins for each level of the CAD structure give Aras EPLM users greater reliability and faster performance.
Cloud-based Secure File Exchange
Aras EPLM now embeds file transfer capabilities called TRUaras from Trubiquity, a global provider of secure file exchange services in the Cloud. TRUaras is a free service for companies that run Aras which provides unlimited transactions with no file size limitation.
With TRUaras users can securely share and exchange large CAD assemblies, technical data packages, manufacturing data, inspection and test results and other intellectual property with full tracking and traceability.
Expanded Microsoft Platform Support
Aras EPLM now supports Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 taking full advantage of the Microsoft platform products for the scalability and manageability required by global companies.
Additional Highlights include:
- Check-in / Check-out Manager automated conflict detection
- Drag & Drop files from Browser Interface to Windows Folders
- Improved One-Click Excel & Word Data Export
- New Visual Indicators in the Grid Display
- New User Personalization and Configuration Capabilities
- Expanded Multi-Level Table of Contents Navigation
- Affected Items Impact Matrix Improvements
- Multi-language Installer Capabilities
- Silent Installer for Virtual Machines, Server Farms and Cloud Environments
About Aras EPLM
Aras Enterprise PLM for SolidWorks® Enterprise PDM is a business-ready solution for product lifecycle processes that enables companies of all sizes to improve product quality, accelerate time to market and achieve greater profitability. Built on top of SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, Aras EPLM is a full-featured solution that provides packaged functionality out-of-the-box to extend engineering business processes across the company, with powerful capabilities including Engineering BOM Management, Enterprise Change Management, Integrated Project Management and more. Aras EPLM offers an easy-to-use look and feel in a standard Web-browser, and delivers a new level of scalability and security to companies that run SolidWorks Enterprise PDM. For additional information visit http://www.aras-eplm.com/
We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at www.aras.com and Twitter @aras_plm
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