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Ubidyne Accelerates Development Process with Aras

High Tech Leader Uses Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management Software from Aras

ANDOVER, Mass. and Solothurn, Switzerland - August 19, 2008 - Aras®, leading Microsoft enterprise open source software solution provider, today announced that Ubidyne GmbH, the global leader in digital antenna embedded radio technology for wireless communications, is now using the Aras Innovator solution for enterprise product lifecycle management [PLM] to accelerate product development, simplify product management, and increase product quality.

Aras provides Ubidyne with a single view of all product-related information across the extended enterprise including product costing for the Bill of Materials with complete version control. Aras will be expanded to quality management processes for collaboration and control across the entire organization from development to purchasing, finance, and operations with executive visibility.

"We selected Aras because of the comprehensive PLM functionality in the solution combined with the innovative enterprise open source business model which eliminated the up-front license expenses required by the other PLM system providers," said Thomas Hartmann, Director of System Testing at Ubidyne. "Because of the open source format Aras enables us to rollout processes incrementally. We are implementing new processes without worrying about the user licensing expenses."

About Ubidyne GmbH
Ubidyne is the global leader in digital antenna embedded radio technology for wireless communications. Ubidyne's standards-agnostic micro-radio technology is integrated with wireless antennas and revolutionizes the economics of mobile communications. These integrated active antenna systems are compatible with current and next generation mobile standards. They eliminate the need for coaxial feeder cables, remote electrical tilt and additional amplifiers on antenna towers and masts. The Ubidyne technology significantly reduces energy consumption while improving radio performance, deployment flexibility, coverage and capacity of mobile communications networks globally. 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