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SaaS PLM Debates 2020

SaaS PLM Debates 2020

Just a few days left before the year 2020 will be here. The past decade was the time for PLM software vendors to learn and experiment with cloud systems. I read my blogs from the 2010s. Many of those articles are reflecting the debates we had about cloud computing and…

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Cloud PLM vendors and infrastructure wars

Cloud PLM vendors and infrastructure wars

Who will win cloud war? BOLD business article brings an interesting comparison between vendors and the funny picture I reference above. A war is on. The competitive world of cloud computing is not for faint-hearted companies. These top providers have made the impossible things become possible and easier for a lot of people,…

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Future business models – Pay per second PLM?

Future business models – Pay per second PLM?

Manufacturing software is changing. New technologies are coming to engineering and manufacturing. Cloud and online services is one of them. Cloud transformation is a real thing and it happened for the last 5 years. The dream to converting enterprise PLM system into cloud service is finally happening. All PLM companies…

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A piece of cloud in data center- SaaS PLM path to large manufacturers?

A piece of cloud in data center- SaaS PLM path to large manufacturers?

All PLM vendors can delivery some sort of cloud solutions today. You can see my recent update to PLM cloud service comparison here. You can see solutions are simply divided between SaaS services and Hosted products. Hosted solution are dominant since majority of vendors are simply upgrading and adjusting existing platforms…

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DIY Cloud PLM using Aras Innovator

DIY Cloud PLM using Aras Innovator

I’m continue to explore the topic of cloud PLM options. My last blog post about it covered delivery options for cloud PLM. It raised few interesting discussions showing that vendors are closely following up any opportunity to leverage a combination of existing PLM platforms and cloud infrastructure. IaaS is a…

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How to move CAD files to the cloud? Transparently…

How to move CAD files to the cloud? Transparently…

I’d like to continue the topic I started yesterday related to CAD File Management Trajectories. The opportunity to use the power of cloud computing infrastructure to get control of CAD data and facilitate data share and exchange is getting more prominent these days. Think about typical manufacturing company or engineering organization….

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Why PLM vendors might decide to beat Amazon?

Why PLM vendors might decide to beat Amazon?

Amazon is an absolutely marketshare leader in cloud computing. Because “cloud” is such a big and vague word these days, we must clarify and say “public cloud”. So, you may think for most of us, cloud is equal to Amazon. AWS EC2 allows us to spin new servers quickly and…

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What cloud PLM vendors can learn about AWS speed

What cloud PLM vendors can learn about AWS speed

Amazon Web Services is one of the most popular cloud platform these days. We can say that Amazon became de-facto standard of public cloud. Amazon cloud keeps growing and remains the leader these days according to Synergy Research Group. A year ago article by Stackdriver published information about popularity of…

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PLM Cloud or Virtualization Alternative?

PLM Cloud or Virtualization Alternative?

The two terms “cloud computing” and “virtualization” have many things in common. From a specific technological standpoint, we can even call both of these terms identical. The ability to virtualize computing power and provide them with easy and painless way was one of the roots behind what is known today…

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How Amazon helps cloud PLM to connect to enterprise data?

How Amazon helps cloud PLM to connect to enterprise data?

Face it, even cloud is trending and growing fast, on enterprise premise systems are representing a major part of engineering and manufacturing systems in organizations. It includes ERP, CRM, PDM, PLM systems as well as zillions of Excels and CAD files. I’ve been thinking how to optimize cloud/on-premise data co-existance….

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