EAM Vs Arena PLM (Jun 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 07, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - EAM or Arena PLM?

EAM is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Arena PLM, EAM is rated higher (86/100) than Arena PLM (83/100). Both tools offer the same amount of features.

Looking for the right Product Lifecycle Management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Infor Global Solutions compares with Arena?

Infor Global Solutions: Infor Global Solutions is a privately held U.S. software company that specializes in enterprise software ranging from financial systems and resource planning (ERP) to supply chain and customer relationships.

Arena: Arena pioneered cloud PLM applications over a decade ago. They possess over 70,000 global BOMControl users to date who have affected 2,000,000 change orders, 6,000,000 design files and 20,000,000 item records. The company's products, including BOMControl, PartsList and PDXViewer, enable engineering and manufacturing teams, with their extended supp...

Who's more expensive? EAM or Arena PLM?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Product Lifecycle Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for EAM and Arena PLM.

EAM price starts at $2,000 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 EAM is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Product Lifecycle Management software. Arena PLM price starts at $89 per user/month , when comparing Arena PLM to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Product Lifecycle Management software cost.

Bottom line: EAM cost is around the same cost of Arena PLM.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared EAM Vs. Arena PLM based on some of the most important and required Product Lifecycle Management features. EAM: Automatic Data Backup, Automatic Property Mapping, Cost Analysis, Maintenance Overview, Streamlined Work Orders. Arena PLM: Document Management, Project Management, Compliance , Design Management, Product Lifecycle Management.

Target customer size

Infor EAM is a scalable product that provides assistance to companies of any size. and Arena PLM's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

EAM

ITQlick rating
(3.3/5)

starts at $2,000 per license

Infor EAM is a comprehensive suite of asset management tools. It offers solutions to the companies that increase the reliability, maintenance of asset and reduce energy usage. It helps companies to deploy main...

Categories: Fixed Asset Management.

Arena PLM

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $89 per user/month

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...

Categories: Document Management, Product Lifecycle Management, Compliance , Manufacturing, Capacity Planning.

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EAM: 5 Features

Automatic Data Backup
Automatic Property Mapping
Cost Analysis
Maintenance Overview
Streamlined Work Orders

Arena PLM: 5 Features

Document Management
Project Management
Compliance
Design Management
Product Lifecycle Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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ITQlick rating
3.3/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
3.2/10
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$2,000 per license
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6
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Arena
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
83/100
Pricing
3/10
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$89 per user/month
Functionality
14
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ITQlick rating
4.7/5
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84/100
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ProductVision
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
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83/100
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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.