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usb Joins Aras Partner Program


Provides Enterprise PLM Implementation Expertise for Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, and High Tech Companies Across Europe

ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland - July 10, 2008 - Aras®, leading Microsoft enterprise open source software solution provider, today announced that usb GmbH, an experienced leader in providing product data management, requirements management, and configuration management solution services, has joined the Aras Partner Program.


usb has been delivering enterprise product lifecycle management [PLM] solution services to companies in aerospace &defense, automotive and high-tech for over 25 years. The highly experienced team at usb includes a combination of computer scientists, physicists, and engineers that provide professional consulting expertise for successful solutions.


"usb is pleased to become a partner in the Aras corporate community. The Aras enterprise open source model is a very innovative way to remove the inherent business risks of a PLM solution deployment," said Detlef Haesner, Managing Director for usb GmbH. "Because of the advanced Microsoft enterprise SOA technology the Aras solution for PLM is ideal for complex configuration management. Aras provides companies of all sizes with real business benefits and clear technology advantages."


"Aras welcomes usb as a new member of the partner program, and we are glad to have usb's considerable expertise in configuration management and product lifecycle management solution deployment," said Martin Allemann, Vice President EMEA for Aras. "usb's extensive PLM experience will benefit companies across Europe that need professional assistance implementing the Aras solutions in complex environments."


About usb GmbH
usb GmbH has been providing product data management, requirements management, and configuration management solution services to the aerospace &defense, automotive and high-tech industries since 1981. A combination of experienced computer scientists, physicists, and engineers deliver professional consulting expertise for successful enterprise product lifecycle management solutions. For additional information visit www.usb-muc.de


About Aras
Aras® is the leader in providing Microsoft enterprise open source solutions. Aras delivers the most advanced model-based service-oriented architecture [SOA] solutions for enterprise Product Lifecycle Management [PLM] on the Microsoft platform. Customers include Motorola, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Lockheed Martin, Ingersoll Rand and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquartered in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit www.aras.com