Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, and Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC®), a leading provider of innovative management consulting, engineering and technology solutions, today announced a partnership agreement under which the companies will develop advanced Product Lifecycle Management solutions for government agencies and primary government contractors. The joint solutions will drive Configuration and Change Management, Program Management, Lean Six Sigma and other critical business initiatives.
For more than 50 years DRC has provided mission-critical technology management services and solutions for a wide range of government programs, including all DoD branches. The company supports its customers in the primary mission areas of Information Technology, Logistics and Readiness, Systems Integration and Technical Services, C4ISR, Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, and Intelligence/Space.
“The expertise and capabilities of DRC’s highly skilled technical teams, combined with Aras’s model-based SOA framework, enterprise open source approach and advanced modeling techniques, enable us to provide the innovative PLM solutions our government customers require while ensuring the quality, consistency and reliability they have come to expect from us,” said Bob Smith, Senior Vice President of AMEG at DRC.
“Under the guidance of top service providers such as DRC, government agencies are leveraging today’s advanced technologies to address their most complex challenges,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “We look forward to working with DRC to expand our reach in this sector and identify joint opportunities to bring the power of the Aras SOA model-based framework to these solutions.”
About Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC)
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC.com) provides measurable performance improvements for government customers through the delivery of innovative management consulting, engineering and technology solutions. DRC offers the capabilities of a large company and the responsiveness of a small company, backed by a history of excellence and customer satisfaction. Founded in 1955, DRC is a publicly held corporation (Nasdaq: DRCO) and maintains more than 25 offices nationwide with major offices in Andover, Massachusetts and the Washington, D.C. region.
Aras (aras.com) is the leading provider of enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions. Freedom from licensing eliminates up-front expenses and per user costs while superior technology makes Aras the most advanced enterprise PLM solution suite available. Customers include Motorola, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Lockheed Martin, Ingersoll Rand, Klöckner Desma, Hi-P and ACCO Brands. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass.
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