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Aras Corporation is an American developer and publisher of product development software, Aras Innovator. The product is used for product lifecycle management (PLM) and other purposes. Since 2007, Aras has been providing Aras Innovator for free as open-source software, with Aras Corp providing technical support, software updates, and other consulting as a subscription service. Aras Corp was founded in 2000 in Andover, Massachusetts by Peter Schroer. Aras Innovator is an enterprise software suite for managing complicated product lifecycle management business processes. The software is based on the Microsoft .NET Framework and SQL Server. The product is used for product lifecycle management (PLM), advanced product quality planning (APQP), lean product development, product quality control, collaborative product development and new product introduction (NPI). Until 2007, Aras sold their product as proprietary software for enterprises. In 2007, Aras began providing Aras Innovator as open-source software. Clients obtain the software for free, and Aras Corp provides technical support, software updates, and other consulting as a subscription service.
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Aras Corp

Aras Corp

Aras Corporation
Private
Industry Enterprise software
Founded 2000 (2000)
Founder Peter Schroer
Headquarters Andover, Massachusetts, United States
Products Aras Innovator
Number of employees
150 - 200
Website www.aras.com

Aras Corporation is an American developer and publisher of product development software, Aras Innovator.[1] The product is used for product lifecycle management (PLM) and other purposes.[1] Since 2007, Aras has been providing Aras Innovator for free as open-source software, with Aras Corp providing technical support, software updates, and other consulting as a subscription service.[2] Aras Corp was founded in 2000 in Andover, Massachusetts by Peter Schroer.

Aras Innovator is an enterprise software suite for managing complicated product lifecycle management business processes. The software is based on the Microsoft .NET Framework and SQL Server.[3] The product is used for product lifecycle management (PLM), advanced product quality planning (APQP), lean product development, product quality control, collaborative product development and new product introduction (NPI).[1]

Until 2007, Aras sold their product as proprietary software for enterprises.[2] In 2007, Aras began providing Aras Innovator as open-source software. Clients obtain the software for free, and Aras Corp provides technical support, software updates, and other consulting as a subscription service.[2]

  1. ^ a b c "Can product life-cycle management boast direct tie to lean?". MSI. 1 October 2004.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b c Denison, D. C. (24 September 2012). "In cloud era, free software flies high". The Boston Globe.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required)
  3. ^ McAllister, Neil (15 January 2007). "Soft sell for open source apps". InfoWorld. 

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