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Transfer Joins Aras Partner Program

Electronic Design Automation Firm Builds Enterprise Open Source PLM Software Practice in BeNeLux

ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland – April 8, 2009 – Aras®, leading Microsoft enterprise open source software solution provider, today announced that Transfer BV, a provider of solutions for electronic design automation and product lifecycle management [PLM] software solutions in Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxemburg, has joined the Aras Partner Program.

Transfer, based in The Netherlands specializes in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software and services with extensive expertise to provide comprehensive PLM solutions for enterprises.

“We are proud to be members of the Aras corporate community, and look forward to working with companies throughout Europe on best practices in EDA and the Aras PLM software,” said Peter de Ruiter, managing director at Tranfer. “The Aras enterprise open source software solution offers a significant advancement in PLM because the system provides a new level of flexibility to deploy quickly for complicated electronic design processes.”

“We are glad that Transfer has joined the Aras partner program,” said Martin Allemann, Vice President EMEA for Aras. “Transfer’s specific expertise in EDA software and complex electronic design practices in PLM provides a new expert resource for corporate community members in high tech, electronics, and semiconductors.”

About Transfer
Since 1988, Transfer is well known in the BeNeLux for Electronic Design Automation (EDA) training, electronic design software and services. We deliver knowledge and tools, which enables our customers to control the complexity of the electronic design process. A lot of companies obtained and still obtain their electronic design tools and educational services for electronic design methodology from Transfer. For additional information visit

About Aras
Aras is the leader in providing Microsoft enterprise open source solutions. Aras delivers the most advanced model-based service-oriented architecture [SOA] solutions for enterprise Product Lifecycle Management [PLM] on the Microsoft platform. Customers include Motorola, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Lockheed Martin, Ingersoll Rand and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquartered in Andover, Mass. For additional information visit