Free Subscriber Upgrades

Preserve Your Investment and be Ready for What’s Next

Upgradeable by Design

Aras guarantees and executes platform upgrades as part of the subscription, so customers never fall technologically behind. The Aras platform is designed to encourage business specific requirements by offering a strategic approach to customizations without negatively affecting the ability to upgrade. Investments made in customizations are never lost as part of the upgrade process.

Insitu’s Upgrade Success Story

Discover how Insitu, a leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles, benefits from regular upgrades in order to take advantage of the Aras Platform's latest features and capabilities.

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Avoid Instant Legacy

Read Aras’ perspective on system upgrades in “Are Free Upgrades Too Good to be True?” See that it is possible to customize and upgrade while avoiding instant legacy.
upgrade and never lose customizations

CIMdata Commentary

The Aras PLM Platform is engineered to be highly configurable—even customizable—without resulting in expensive, complex, and time-consuming version-to-version upgrades and re-implementations.

An Analyst Speaks

Analyst Chad Jackson asked an Aras customer, “Does Aras really support you and do your upgrades for you when a new release comes out, even though you might have customizations?” Watch his response.

Resilient Characteristics

Is your PLM platform “resilient?” Here are the three key design principles brought to you by the resilient thinkers at Aras.

Inside the Aras Platform

Discover how Aras’ unique service-oriented architecture enables many of the world’s leading companies to digitally transform their processes for rapid innovation and growth.

In a baseline study conducted by Aras in 2019, 84% of Aras subscribers were on a platform version three years old or less.

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Own the Lifecycle

End-to-end actionable data to transform products and businesses. 

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Connect Everything

Capture your complete, evolving product definition and allow teams across the enterprise to follow a product’s digital history and all of its related digital assets.



See how Aras is meeting the automotive challenges of tomorrow.

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High Tech Electronics

Step up global product development—including process automation, workflow, document control, and functionality—to support standards, quality, and regulatory compliance.

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Adapt to changing market conditions by managing enterprise BOMs, supply chain processes, embedded software, and quality from the design phase to out in the field.

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Open Architecture

Aras has an open architecture that features an open data model, open interfaces, and use of open web standards.

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The Aras Platform is designed to manage the growth of the system without reducing the performance.

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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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