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NTT Data Joins the Aras Partner Program

Premier Global Systems Integrator Offers Experienced, End-to-End PLM Services on the Aras Platform

Andover, MASS. and Munich, Germany – October 3, 2013 – Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that NTT Data, a premier global systems integration and networking system services provider, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has joined the Aras Partner Program. With more than 20 years of IT innovation expertise, the NTT Data PLM team will provide end-to-end PLM consulting, implementation and integration services to global corporations.

NTT Data has more than 62,000 employees operating in over 35 countries. The company provides comprehensive, scalable, best in class PLM services, including planning and consulting, installation, configuration and development, integration, and maintenance, to companies in the automotive, aerospace, manufacturing and medical device industries.

“We are pleased to welcome NTT Data to the Aras partner program and the Aras Community,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “The team at NTT knows PLM, they know Aras Innovator and they have a proven track record of success with leading multinational businesses.”

About NTT Data
Headquartered in Tokyo, NTT DATA has business operations in over 35 countries. The company combines local flexibility and agility with centrally coordinated access to global resources. NTT DATA’s long-standing customer relationships are a testament to its ability to combine the best of both worlds: the scale and resources of a globally operating group, combined with local teams possessing deep market insight and expertise. This has allowed NTT DATA to meet customer needs all over the world, consistently exceeding their expectations for quality, timeliness, and local knowledge. For more information please visit

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 or follow us on Twitter @aras_plm