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Cloud PLM infrastructure competition

Cloud PLM infrastructure competition

Cloud is a big buzzword these days and all PLM vendors are trying to use to their own advantage. Last year, I’ve been comparing PLM cloud services. You can catch up on my blogs here – The buyers’ guide for PLM cloud 2015. Cloud infrastructure is an important element of…

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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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PLM PaaS may not happen after all

PLM PaaS may not happen after all

Platform is such a lovely word. Software vendors like platforms because it gives them an additional capability to partner with a community of developers. In cloud era, platform is often associated with PaaS (platform as a service). For the last few years, PaaS was mentioned as a next step in…

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PLM vertical PaaS strategies

PLM vertical PaaS strategies

SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, DMaaS, … I’m sure marketing folks are having lots fun of new xaaS acronyms. The amount of publication about various strategies of services is skyrocketing. EDACafe article  – The Platform-as-a-Service Provides European Aerospace & Defence OEMs and Partners with Greater Collaboration Capabilities brings a story of “AirDesign” –…

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OpenStack for Private Cloud PLM?

OpenStack for Private Cloud PLM?

The debates about cloud and PLM are in full swing. In my view, Why Cloud? is a wrong question these days. I think, the question “How to cloud…?” comes to the first place. One of the most prominent discussion is about private vs. public cloud. The concern about potential leak…

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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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Cloud PLM Scaling Factors

Cloud PLM Scaling Factors

Scale is one of the most fancy word which is coming in place when different technologies are discussed or debated. So, speaking about cloud CAD, PDM and PLM, the discussion must go towards “scaling factor” too. Since PLM Cloud Switch finally happened, it became clear,  vendors and customers will have to…

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Cloud PLM and PaaS Dilemma

Cloud PLM and PaaS Dilemma

IaaS, PaaS, SaaS… Most probably you are familiar with this abbreviations. These are fundamental layers in cloud computing these days. IaaS stands for Infrastructure as a service. PaaS stands for Platform as a Service and, finally, SaaS stands for Software as a Service. These concepts were around for some time. SaaS is probably…

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IaaS, Cloud PLM and Disruptive Pricing

IaaS, Cloud PLM and Disruptive Pricing

PLM vendors are continuing to adopt cloud. I can clearly see a difference between people attitude for cloud solutions now and 4 years ago. Here is my simplistic definition of changes that happened for the last 4 years. The following sequence represents a typical reaction on “cloud PLM” for the…

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Cloud PLM and IaaS Options

Cloud PLM and IaaS Options

Cloud is trending, and PLM vendors are starting to take some advantages of the cloud solutions and infrastructure. The most-recent announcement in the cloud PLM was related to Siemens PLM and TeamCenter. You can find the announcement by navigating to the following link -Teamcenter on the Cloud: Faster Time to Value, Dynamic…

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