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SCSK Corporation of Japan Joins the Aras Partner Program


Premier Global IT Services Provider Applies Market-Leading Expertise to the Aras Innovator PLM Solution Suite

Andover, MASS. and Tokyo, Japan – September 11, 2012 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that SCSK Corporation (9719: Tokyo), a premier global IT services provider headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has joined the Aras Partner Program. SCSK’s extensive experience in PLM extends across leading automotive, high technology and industrial companies. The Company will focus on the development of comprehensive PLM solutions that integrate design and process engineering, MES, 2D / 3D CAD file management, ERP, cloud-based services and more.


SCSK Corporation, a member of the Sumitomo Corporation, was established in October 2011 through the merger of Sumisho Computer Systems Corporation and CSK Corporation. The company operates 7 business units, through which it provides end-to-end IT services, including system integration, IT infrastructure implementation, IT management, business process outsourcing, and IT hardware and software sales, in an integrated manner. SCSK has 12,000 employees who combine flexibility and innovation with a world-class IT service network to support customers worldwide. For more information please visit: http://www.scsk.jp/


“We are very pleased to welcome SCSK to the Aras Partner Program and the Aras Community,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “SCSK draws on a wide range of IT knowledge, resources and technologies to provide its clients with best of breed solutions to address their global business challenges and we look forward to bringing this expertise to Aras PLM users throughout Japan and the world.”


About Aras
Aras is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Freudenberg, GE, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Textron and TEVA Pharmaceuticals. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass For additional information visit www.aras.com or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm