PLM News |

Press Releases

Aras and CloudSAFE Launch Pre-Engineered PLM Appliance with Cloud Back-up and Recovery

Aras Innovator Sets the Standard for Deployment Choice, Including On-premise and Hybrid Cloud from CloudSAFE

ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – September 24, 2015 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, and CloudSAFE, the infrastructure company enabling your business in the cloud, today announced the availability of the CloudSAFE PLM Appliance with cloud-based back-up and disaster recovery. This is the first in a line of pre-packaged PLM infrastructure appliances powered by Aras Innovator® that provide a scalable, ready-to-run PLM solution. The appliance, co-developed, built, and deployed with Aras engineers, assures optimum performance, reliability, and security.

Learn more about the CloudSAFE PLM Appliance:

Aras Sets the PLM Standard for Customer Defined Deployment
The innovative Aras platform allows the customer to define the deployment method that best fits their corporate standards and requirements: on premise, in a public or private cloud, or in a hybrid model.

CloudSAFE PLM Appliance Provides:

  • A complete Aras environment, eliminating delays in deployment
  • Optimized for performance, reliability, and security
  • Power of the cloud for back-up, recovery, and archiving (BURA)
  • Cloud-based hot standby for disaster recovery & business continuity (DR/BC)
  • Remote management and support by CloudSAFE to minimize impact on IT staff
  • Two editions: standard and high availability

“CloudSAFE further extends the Aras deployment options by simplifying and optimizing the IT infrastructure, which provides greater IT confidence and faster time to value,” said Jay Pappas, VP of Global Alliances at Aras. “CloudSAFE is part of the Aras deployment strategy to allow customers to work in their chosen environment – on-premise, in a public or private cloud, or in a hybrid model – with experienced partners who deliver secure, flexible, scalable options.”

About CloudSAFE, Ltd.
CloudSAFE, Ltd. is a private cloud computing provider headquartered in Southfield, Mich., specializing in delivering enterprise class solutions to businesses of all sizes and needs. With expert 24/7 technical support and continuous monitoring, CloudSAFE allows users to confidently work from anywhere with an Internet connection. CloudSAFE’s suite of products and services are available through approved resellers in their certified partner network. Learn more at

About Aras
We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at and Twitter @aras_plm