Arena API: Connecting Key Enterprise Applications
Your business requires operating across sites, groups, time zones, and processes to seamlessly go from design to shipping product to customers while communicating with suppliers and vendors next door and around the world. The critical business systems that support your business must not standalone.
With Arena Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Arena Quality Management System (QMS), you have an application programming interface (API) to make it easier to connect Arena to other critical systems (e.g., ERP, CAD, CRM). Arena’s API enables you to leverage all your enterprise business systems to answer questions that range across people, data, and operations. This helps shrink time to market, reduce product errors, collaborate globally, and scale effortlessly. Customers can create their own API-based integrations if they like or choose from a myriad of commercially available integrations that leverage Arena API.
API Solves Both Simple and Complex Challenges
Arena API allows for simple or complex solutions, deepening upon business needs. While some common business concerns range across industries, other needs may be unique to the few.
- Simple API Solution: Use Arena API to update Arena from ERP on ever-changing target costs. This allows you to accurately predict and track costs — after changes are approved and manufacturing begins production — and make better purchasing decisions for bottom-line improvement.
- Complex API Solution: Dynamically create engineering items and add related file content in Arena PLM or QMS based on activities in upstream systems. This includes CAD, EDA, or other design systems that manage your product design. And, API-based integrations help eliminate costly and frustrating human data entry errors.
Trust Arena’s Technical Expertise
Arena API follows all other Arena offerings with our commitment to cloud-based solutions and industry standards to ensure your product development and product launch success. The API utilizes the same rigorous authentication controls, secure data protocols, and adherence to cloud-based web service standards as the rest of our PLM family.
The API leverages Arena’s cloud solutions to connect your critical systems to speed new product development and improve quality. Our API-based integrations are designed to work now and as new upgrades are introduced. With the Arena API, you can start connecting your systems today to support your business goals. So, if you’re interested is streamlining your product launch processes, check out our customer success stories or ask for a free demo.