Aras Innovator Review - why 3 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jan 01, 2021

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What is Aras Innovator?

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Aras Innovator is an Open Source, enterprise product lifecycle management platform that is and is deployable on cloud-based, on-premise or hybrid solutions. It supports BOM, Change management, Document, CAD, workflow, Dashboards, and BI.

Aras Innovator is a complete solution that helps numerous businesses to manage products, as well as to implement campaigns for a product launch. The platform enables businesses to undergo a digital transformation, as well as innovate & adapt to the versatile market realities.it offers an open system architecture that is both flexible and scalable.

The core features of Aras Innovator system include change management, design management, compliance management, cost tracking, and document management, among others. Aras Innovator software is a solution by Aras, a US-based Firm founded in 2000. Aras Innovator can work in Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems.

Aras Innovator rating -

The rating of Aras Innovator is 3 stars out of 5 and the total score is 76 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business, Large business.

Competitors & Alternatives

The two main competitors of Aras Innovator software include DevEX and Arena PLM. DevEX Software is a cloud-based PLM (product lifecycle management) solution that is best suited to handle the needs of companies in the food & beverage, chemical, and cosmetic industries.

In comparison, Aras Innovator is an Open Source, enterprise product lifecycle management platform that serves Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Chemical industries and more. DevEX software is deployed through a cloud-based solution which Aras Innovator is deployable through on-premise, cloud-based or hybrid solutions.

Aras Innovator software is a solution by Aras whereas DevEX is a product of Selerant Company in Italy. Arena PLM is a cloud-hosted Product Lifecycle Management system built specifically for the OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) while Aras Innovator is an Open Source, enterprise product lifecycle management platform for almost all industry verticals.

Whereas Arena PLM is deployed on a cloud-based solution, Aras Innovator is offered in cloud-based, on-premise, and hybrid solutions. Aras Innovator serves medium and large companies while Arena serves businesses of any size. Arena PLM is a product of Arena Solutions while Aras Innovator software is a solution by Aras Company. . The full list of competitors can be found here.

Aras Innovator Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $12 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 5.8 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Aras Innovator

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

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Is it the right software for you?

Aras Innovator offers an Open Source, enterprise product lifecycle management platform that best works for the medium and large organization. It is ideal for Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Chemical, Consumer Goods, Education, Energy, Food & Beverage, Government, Healthcare, High-Tech Electronics and Industrial Manufacturing among other industries.

Aras Innovator Categories

Product Lifecycle Management

Aras Innovator specifications

ITQlick Score: 76/100
ITQlick Rating: (3/5)
Company: Aras Community Network
Address: Andover, MA
Pricing: Starting from $12 per user/month
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Aras Innovator Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

Aras Innovator Vs. Alternatives

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3/10
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$800 per month
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