(ANDOVER, MA, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010) Aras®, a leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced the development of Android and iPhone mobile applications for the Aras Innovator suite of enterprise PLM solutions. The apps, developed by Aras partner Porchys, mark another first for the PLM industry and demonstrate the power of the open innovation enabled on Aras’s advanced PLM platform.
The apps provide global companies with the ability to extend PLM processes and information to the thousands of mobile users on the go. This first-generation of apps for Android and iPhone smartphones enables users to securely access, manage and edit information in Aras from their mobile device. The apps can be configured and extended to support company-specific processes across a wide variety of industries including high tech electronics, automotive, aerospace, energy, pharmaceutical, healthcare and consumer products such as footwear & apparel and food & beverage.
“The Android and iPhone platforms provide a powerful new way for people across the enterprise to securely participate in PLM processes from anywhere in the world,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “Porchys’s introduction of these innovative mobile applications on our PLM platform is a great example of the benefits of an open source approach and the power of the corporate community.”
Porchys provides services in Web, Software and Mobile Application development with PLM implementation consulting and enterprise systems integration. Porchys works with clients to provide managed service solutions, product development, maintenance and software solution testing based on customer needs and requirements. Porchys relies on an experienced team of professionals to deliver quality solutions that provide a significant return on investment. For additional information visit www.porchys.com
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, Klöckner Desma, Hi-P and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit www.aras.com