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Aras Sponsors 2008 International CMII Conference

Aras to Present on Using the Open Approach with Advanced PLM Solutions to Achieve CMII Success

ANDOVER, Mass.- September 18, 2008 - Aras®, leading Microsoft enterprise open source software solution provider, today announced that the company will sponsor the Institute for Configuration Management's 2008 International CMII Conference. The annual CMII Conference is the leading global event for configuration management and business process improvement professionals.

The conference is at the Rozen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida from October 5-8, 2008. Aras will present on Monday, October 6 and Tuesday, October 7 at 1:00 PM EST.

The presentation will explain how the open approach leverages advanced enterprise PLM solutions from Aras implementing CMII configuration and change management to achieve better product definition and faster change processes across the extended enterprise and with suppliers and customers.

Aras is CMII certified with a 4 star rating by the Institute for Configuration Management, and is the only enterprise PLM solution to achieve certification on all of the Microsoft products for enterprise SOA technologies delivering industry best practices on the trusted .NET platform for corporate confidence and CMII success.

To learn more and register for the CMII Conference visit

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