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Aras Identified as One of the Most Influential Technology Providers by Start-It


START-IT Magazine Lists Leading Technology Providers that Impact the Market

LAWRENCE, MASS. - June 27, 2006 - Aras Corporation, a premier provider of product development &quality management enterprise software solutions for performance driven companies, today announced inclusion on the START-IT 125. The list is comprised of the top technology providers with the greatest impact on the direction of the manufacturing market as determined by START-IT magazine.


"We are proud of START-IT's recognition of our reputation and leadership," said Peter Schroer, President of Aras Corporation. "Aras' success in delivering enterprise solutions that help companies develop quality products and achieve operational excellence is due to our commitment to technology leadership and our focus on customer needs."


Companies achieve alignment with customer requirements, reduce new product risks, ensure quality compliance, and shorten development cycles with Aras solutions. Product risk management and closed-loop quality processes are combined with support for Lean product development to deliver bottom line business results.


Aras enables customers' proprietary competitive processes with unmatched flexibility. Aras solutions are deployed quickly and adapted easily at a Total Cost of Ownership far lower than conventional enterprise systems. Aras' unique model-based, service-oriented architecture [SOA] in Microsoft .NET is the only comprehensive enterprise PLM solution on the market based entirely on the Microsoft enterprise SOA technologies.


The START-IT 125 is a list of the most influential manufacturing technology providers as determined by the editors of START-IT magazine and editorial advisors. The list is designed to provide insight into the technology providers that most impact the direction of the industrial market. For more information, visit www.start-itmag.com


About START-IT
Start magazine has been uniquely focused on the information technology needs of the manufacturing community. This encompasses automation, enterprise applications, logistics, as well as other technology opportunities. In its new form, START-IT emphasizes the power of partnerships among vendors, manufacturers, and their customers. Four times a year, START-IT advises 50,000 manufacturing executives in all sectors as they search for technology ideas, products, and services that help their businesses grow. For additional information, visit www.start-itmag.com


About Aras Corporation
Aras® delivers product development &quality management enterprise software solutions for performance driven companies. Aras enterprise solutions provide a process-oriented approach to product lifecycle management [PLM] helping companies achieve alignment with customer requirements, reduce new product risks, ensure quality compliance, and shorten development cycles. The Aras Innovator® application framework is a next generation model-based, service-oriented architecture [SOA] in Microsoft® .NET with unmatched flexibility enabling companies to deploy quickly and adapt easily for the lowest Total Cost of Ownership on the market. Customers include Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg-NOK, Ingersoll-Rand and ACCO Swingline. Aras is privately held and headquartered in Lawrence, Mass. For additional information call [978] 691-8900 or visit www.aras.com