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How to ask right questions about single vs multi-tenant PLM cloud

How to ask right questions about single vs multi-tenant PLM cloud

One of the most frequent debates in cloud (or SaaS) software are debates about tenancy. Or how you can often hear it – multi-tenant vs single-tenant solution. In the past I’ve been writing about multi-tenant vs single-tenant cloud solutions. You can get my old article from 2012 here – Cloud…

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Nutanix+Frame trajectories and cloud CAD transition

Nutanix+Frame trajectories and cloud CAD transition

I’ve been following the story of Frame (also known as Fra.me or Mainframe2) company and their virtualization technology. Frame provided virtualization infrastructure to run application in the cloud desktop and made few splashes in CAD and PLM eco-system by partnering with large CAD software behemoths with the offering to run…

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Bi-directional digital twins?

Bi-directional digital twins?

I’ve been catching up on some reading during the weekend. The following article by Tech-Clarify caught my attention – Siemens Digital Twin strategy.  Jim Brown from Tech-Clarify is sharing his inside on Siemens PLM strategy. I found it interesting because it touches two modern trends (or buzzwords) you can hear…

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End of PLM Messengers?

End of PLM Messengers?

It is time to rethink the way we work. How many times you’ve heard about it during last few years. People and companies are looking for new ways to stay connected. And Real-time communication market is one of the greatest reflections about what is going on. Companies are realizing today…

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Why PLM vendors are fighting “legacy” PLM?

Why PLM vendors are fighting “legacy” PLM?

Last year I shared my thoughts about how to replace legacy PLM and move forward. The idea is pretty simple – build a new PLM, make it co-exist with the one you have and when you’re ready, pull the switch off. It sounds very obvious. What can hold us back?…

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Inside look into differentiations of Aras, 3DEXPERIENCE and Onshape

Inside look into differentiations of Aras, 3DEXPERIENCE and Onshape

Growing complexity and longevity of manufacturing products are raising questions about future CAD and PLM platforms. Platform is such a sweet word in a lexicon of software development and not only. Recently, the voices about creation of new product development, PLM, innovation and IoT platforms are getting more and more…

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Vention – Free CAD, Vertical Apps & Amazon business?

Vention – Free CAD, Vertical Apps & Amazon business?

New business model is a big deal in engineering and manufacturing software. For years, customers were buying CAD licenses. For the last 5-7 years we can see CAD vendors movement into subscriptions. Even CAD vendors are reporting lot of success, he jury is still out to watch results. Professional CAD…

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Will Salesforce platform boost cloud PLM?

Will Salesforce platform boost cloud PLM?

Look at portfolios of all PLM vendors and you will see “cloud” tag everywhere. I’d say, for the moment, all PLM vendors are “cloud” buzzword compliant. The definition can vary from cloud-ready  to true cloud and everything in between. At the same time, analyst companies such as CIMdata mentioned in their…

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