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  • 1. BEDIFFERENT ACE 2012 I NTERNATI O NALCopyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  • 2. ACE 2012 INTERNATIONAL Leveraging the Cloud Rob McAveney Director of Product Management Aras www.aras.comCopyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. aras.com
  • 3. Cloud Background Cloud Computing: delivery of computing requirements as a service Three levels:  Infrastructure (IaaS)  Platform (PaaS)  Software / Application (SaaS) Source: Wikipedia Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 3 aras.com
  • 4. Cloud Background Clear Advantages  Scalability: virtually limitless computing resources  Universal Access: use it anywhere with an internet connection  Reliability: near 100% uptime Not so Clear…  Performance: cloud wins in some scenarios, not others  Security: securing your own infrastructure vs. trusting theirs  Cost: not as simple as trading servers for a subscription  Lock-In: what happens when you are ready to leave?  Updates: automatic by vendor, but is that what you want?  Customization: what if it doesn’t match your processes?  … and whose data is it? Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 4 aras.com
  • 5. Aras Cloud Announcements Connected Cloud  Aras strategy announced at ACE 2011  Embedding 3rd party cloud services into the user interface and workflow processes of the PLM system  Seamlessly leverage data, information, analytics and services from public and community cloud sources Aras Spectrum - Cloud PLM for Microsoft Azure  ACE 2012 announcement  New Aras product - turnkey PLM Platform as a Service  A development collaboration with Microsoft to deliver a massively scalable PLM environment Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 5 aras.com
  • 6. Introducing… Aras SpectrumCloud-based Enterprise PLM  New Aras product  Complete Cloud PLM PLM SOFTWARE Software as a Service PLM SERVICES  Complete Cloud PLM Platform as a Service PLATFORM  Best of current cloud Database Web Server ideas, with an Aras difference that INFRASTRUCTURE provides additional OS Storage benefits, less risk and Hardware Networking fewer limitations Cloud On Premise Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 6 aras.com
  • 7. Enterprise Software on the CloudThe Promise  Everything is cloud- SOFTWARE deployed, integrated, PLM ERP CRM … secure & reliable PLATFORM  Instant On Database Web Server  Simple, out-of-the- INFRASTRUCTURE box applications OS Storage that match your Hardware Networking requirements and processes Cloud On Premise Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 7 aras.com
  • 8. Enterprise Software on the CloudThe Reality SOFTWARE CRM SOFTWARE HR PLATFORM PLATFORM Database Web Server Database Web Server INFRASTRUCTURE INFRASTRUCTURE OS Storage OS Storage Hardware Networking Hardware NetworkingCloudOn Premise Mix of clouds SOFTWARE PLM SOFTWARE ERP SOFTWARE … and on-site; PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM integration and Database Web Server Database Web Server Database Web Server customization INFRASTRUCTURE OS Storage INFRASTRUCTURE OS Storage INFRASTRUCTURE OS Storage is required Hardware Networking Hardware Networking Hardware Networking Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 8 aras.com
  • 9. Aras Spectrum: PLM on the CloudThe Aras Way  On Premise File VaultCloudOn Premise Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 9 aras.com
  • 10. Aras Spectrum: PLM on the CloudThe Aras Way  On Premise Vault with Cloud ReplicationCloudOn Premise Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 10 aras.com
  • 11. Aras Spectrum: PLM on the CloudThe Aras Way  Deploy On-PremiseCloud with Cloud MirrorOn Premise Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 11 aras.com
  • 12. Aras Spectrum: PLM on the CloudThe Aras WayCloudOn Premise  Cloud Deployment with On-Premise Failsafe Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 12 aras.com
  • 13. Aras Spectrum: PLM on the CloudThe Aras WayCloudOn Premise  Dual Deployment with Mixed Services Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 13 aras.com
  • 14. Aras SpectrumBoth SaaS and PaaSSoftware as a Service (SaaS)  Out of the box PLM system on the Microsoft Azure Cloud  Instant On  PLM business applications based on industry standards (ISO, PMI, CMII, etc.)PLM Platform as a Service (PaaS)  Full Aras Innovator modeling environment for customization  Leverages what Aras has always done best – modeling of complex business processes and data  All Aras applications can be added to your Aras Spectrum environment (AppStore-style) Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 14 aras.com
  • 15. Aras SpectrumPerformance Microsoft and Aras are architecting Aras Spectrum to run across all the world-wide Azure data centers Massive scalability capabilities for millions of concurrent users with big data workloads Configuration options enable CAD Vaults to remain on-site to optimize check-in / check-out and viewing performance Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 15 aras.com
  • 16. Aras SpectrumEliminate Lock-In Aras has always been committed to open APIs, transparent data models, and ability to access your data Aras Spectrum is built from the same Aras Innovator technology as the enterprise open source distribution You can easily move your data back and forth between the cloud and any on-premise deployment of Aras Innovator – as simple as backup and restore Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 16 aras.com
  • 17. Aras SpectrumCustomization and Updates/Upgrades Real world PLM environments require customizations and integrations Aras maintains parallel Versions levels in Azure Customers choose which Version to run and when to upgrade and take updates Deploying changes still requires functional testing, optimization and validation Development, test and production environments available As with on-premise, you customize and Aras upgrades – included in the Subscription Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 17 aras.com
  • 18. Connected Cloud Services Managed File Exchange with Trubiqiuty Cloud-Based Replication with Ilesfay Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 18 aras.com
  • 19. Leveraging the Cloud The cloud is not a panacea  Solves some complexities, introduces others  Migration of existing legacy systems to the cloud will take time  Cloud primarily addresses IT issues, not PLM process complexity Options are available to get started  Don’t throw away your existing infrastructure  Use the cloud for new implementations or to extend existing PLM  Start using cloud services right away Aras has you covered  Full cloud deployment, hybrid/mixed deployments, cloud services  We’ll help you get to the cloud when it makes sense for you Copyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. Slide 19 aras.com
  • 20. BEDIFFERENT ACE 2012 I NTERNATI O NALCopyright © 2012 Aras. All Rights Reserved. aras.com