Harmonize your IT Ecosystem

The IT Ecosystem

Enterprise IT systems cannot function in a vacuum. A successful platform must interface with a variety of other enterprise systems and authoring tools. The challenge comes when some of these systems are homegrown, outdated, or simply architected in a closed manner. Integrating data between systems is essential, and it is important for companies to consider ease of integration.

A Look at Aras’ Integration Breadth

Product development organizations have vastly different IT infrastructures. As such, there is no single best way to implement a unified product development platform. Companies need a vast array of tools in their integration toolbox. This high-level eBook describes some of the methods Aras uses to harmonize your IT ecosystem.

Integrating Your IT Ecosystem

Does your Product Development IT Ecosystem flow?



Best in Class connectors are available to work with Authoring Tools, Simulation, PDM, legacy PLM systems, and Enterprise Business Systems.


Federation Services

Uses the services layer and a sophisticated modeling engine to leverage external data objects. It is not an afterthought, or a back door, but rather a planned part of the open Aras platform stack.


Self-defining System

The Aras platform utilizes a Low Code, self-describing system with an open schema that is easy to read and comprehend, minimizing the effort required to integrate it with other enterprise systems.

Akrapovič Discusses Integrating Aras

When there is no “out of the box” solution Akrapovič turned to Aras to integrate their ERP, CAD, CRM, Project management, as well as standard business systems. In the process they discovered that the Aras platform is based on standard, easy to use technology unlike many other systems that required highly specific knowledge.

How it Works

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Aras Enterprise SaaS

Aras Enterprise SaaS provides a fully capable, business ready PLM environment with Systems Engineering and Digital Thread functionality to transform your organization. 

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Low-code Platform

See how the Aras Platform utilizes its low-code environment with the Innovator Modeling Engine and Service Architecture to build and manage Business Applications.

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Resilient Platform

How do you own the lifecycle? One resilient platform, end-to-end, concept through service, built on shared services, low-code architecture, customizable apps, and more.


Platform Services

See how Aras’ extensive use of service-oriented architecture for implementing business logic supports a low-code and flexible environment.

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Resilient Platform

Create digital industrial applications with our open, low-code technology. Develop any solution for engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance of complex products.

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Aras’ Platform Security utilizes a combination of strategies to protect your IP and support compliance to critical regulatory programs.

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Aras executes platform upgrades as part of the subscription so customers never fall behind technologically.

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Connecting Applications

See how the Aras Platform connects with external applications through existing connectors available from Aras and their partners.

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Cloud Solutions

Whether deploying on next-generation cloud infrastructure, the public cloud, or a hybrid configuration of cloud/conventional resources, Aras has the ideal architecture.