Arena PLM Review - why 4.1 stars?

Arena PLM Review
ITQlick Score: 83/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.1/5)
Pricing: 3/10 - low cost
Category: Product Lifecycle Management -> Arena PLM
Ranking:Ranked 5 out of 20 Product Lifecycle Management systems
Company: Arena
Pricing: starts at $89 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Arena PLM pricing, Arena PLM alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 27, 2021

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What is Arena PLM?

Arena PLM software is a cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management solution designed to serve the OEMs (original equipment manufacturers). Arena PLM offers users capabilities to manage their design, production as well as products delivery.

Arena PLM is a product of Arena Solutions found in the United States in the year 2000. It enables companies to up-to-date analysis lists and edits them as it stores the current bill of material information, all in one centralized system.

It helps the companies to meet the compliance requirements and standards in safety, environmental field,, and processes, as well as check whether the certificates are maintained and current.

Some core features of Arena PLM software include Change Management, Compliance Management, Cost Tracking, and Design Management among others.

What is Arena PLM rating? ()

The rating of Arena PLM is 4.1 stars out of 5 and the total score is 83 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Arena PLM's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is Arena PLM the best Product Lifecycle Management?

Arena PLM is ranked 5 out of 20 software in their category (Product Lifecycle Management systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

The two main competitors of Arena PLM software include ServicePower and ArchiOffice. ServicePower software is field Service solution that offers work order management, asset management, and scheduling among other functionalities whereas Arena PLM software is a Product Lifecycle Management solution designed to serve the OEMs (original equipment manufacturers).

ServicePower software is available as an on-premise or cloud-based solution while Arena PLM is only cloud-based. Both ServicePower and Arena PLM solutions are ideal for large, medium and small organizations. Arena PLM supports Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad, and Mac OS but ServicePower supports Windows, Linux, Mac, and Web-based platforms.

ArchiOffice is a comprehensive cloud-based business management solution built specifically for architects whereas Arena PLM software is a cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management solution designed to serve the OEMs. ArchiOffice software is a product of BQE Software while Arena PLM is a product of Arena Solutions.

Both ArchiOffice and Arena PLM solutions are created to serve large businesses, medium and small firms. They both support similar devices including Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad, and Mac OS. They offer Online and Business Hours support.

What is the cost of Arena PLM?

The cost of license starts at $89 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 3 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Arena PLM

What should you ask Arena during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Arena PLM and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Arena PLM in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Is it the right software for you?

Arena PLM software offers Product Lifecycle Management solutions for original equipment manufacturers. It is most suitable for any size of business organization including small, middle size and large enterprises.

Markets that use Arena PLM software include Middle-East & Africa, Australia, Canada, Asia, and China among others. Various industries use this software including consumer electronics, medical device, Biotechnology, transportation electronics, and High tech and many more.

List of categories

Document Management
Product Lifecycle Management
Compliance
Manufacturing
Capacity Planning
Electronics Manufacturing
Medical
Supplier Management
Project Management

List of features

Document Management
Project Management
Compliance
Design Management
Product Lifecycle Management

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.