With worldwide headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts, Aras is a leading provider of enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software applications. The company's advanced PLM platform and solution suite, Aras Innovator, helps global customers design, develop, and support their products. Aras is a global software provider of product lifecycle management applications based on next-generation cloud architecture. To boost scalability and availability, and to gain superior Business Intelligence (BI) functionality, Aras upgraded its applications to Microsoft SQL Server 2012. As a result, the firm's enterprise customers have achieved market-leading performance with compelling new features. And Aras reduced its development and support costs and is driving new growth.