Aras Brings Open Source PML to SOA for Microsoft Platform

Aras has released Innovator Suite 9.0, the latest upgrade to its open source enterprise Product Lifecycle Management software for Microsoft enterprise software.

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Aras has released Innovator Suite 9.0, the latest upgrade to its open source enterprise Product Lifecycle Management software for Microsoft enterprise software. The upgrade delivers model-based SOA solutions in an open source model, and includes single-instance multi-language capabilities and support for the latest Microsoft products.

Innovator Suite 9.0 delivers the first model-based SOA for PLM and includes single-instance multi-language capabilities and support for the latest Microsoft platform products; Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, and Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. Download Aras Innovator Suite 9.0 here.

Among Aras Innovator Suite 9.0 eatures most notable for Microsoft shops are:
  • For Microsoft SQL Server 2008 - Version 9 provides a scalable, high performance database engine for the Aras mission-critical applications that require the highest levels of availability and security. SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services delivers business intelligence in Version 9 for actionable analysis.
  • For Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - Version 9 is Certified for Windows Server 2008 demonstrating conformance to Microsoft's most stringent platform requirements and providing the highest level of corporate confidence available.
  • For Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 - Enterprises utilize Visual Studio 2008 with the Aras Innovator Version 9 Web services for Office Business Applications [OBAs] using the Microsoft 2007 Office system and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.


  • Aras' model-based environment represents a significant innovation in enterprise SOA software for product lifecycle management. It includes real-time solution customization and no impact upgrades.

    Peter Schroer, president of Aras Corporation, said: "Aras makes extremely powerful enterprise software solutions easy to implement and use."The Microsoft open approach provides practical solution innovations that deliver results because they come directly from our corporate community members worldwide." Meanwhile, senior director for Microsoft SQL Server Kim Saunders said that the innovation is a "compelling" development to SOA systems.

    Earlier this month, Aras achieved gold certified partner status in the Microsoft partner program. Aras also announced Innovator PML suite is Microsoft Certified for Windows Server 2008, and was the first enterprise open source provider to achieve platform certification.




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