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You have a very important decision to make.

Arena is committed to make it easy to compare our purpose-built PLM solution.

  • Core Capabilities
  • Business Practice Enablement
  • Core PLM Features
  • Core QMS Features
  • Product & Process Analytics
  • Security & Scalability
  • Technology Stack & Architecture
  • Upgrades
  • Business-Ready by Design
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Reporting + Business-Ready BI
  • Extensive + Proven
  • Purpose-Built Cloud + Optimized
  • Included + Easy
  • Other Cloud PLM Vendors
  • $ + Effort
  • Ask
  • Limited
  • Reporting
  • Limited + Unproven
  • Repurposed
  • Ask
  • On-Premises PLM Vendors
  • $$ + Effort
  • Ask
  • Limited
  • $$$ + Involved
  • Extensive +/- Proven
  • Repurposed
  • $$ + Involved

Purposefully Built for Product Processes

Designed, developed, and controlled by us, Arena supports your business needs now and tomorrow.

Scale Up, Down, and Out Quickly and Securely

With a secure Cloud architecture, provisioning suppliers or team members across the world is quick and requires no IT support.

  • Enterprise Scalability
  • Supply Chain Inclusion
  • Component Lifecycle & Environmental Compliance
  • Customer Support System Integrations
  • eCAD/mCAD Integrations
  • ERP/Purchasing Integrations
  • MES/Quality Assurance Integrations
  • Flexible Built-in Secure Options
  • Yes
  • Productized Package + Proven
  • Productized Package + Proven
  • Productized Package + Proven
  • Productized Package + Proven
  • Other Cloud PLM Vendors
  • Limited +/- External Portal
  • Varies
  • Limited Choice
  • $$ – Custom Build
  • $$ – Custom Build
  • $$ – Custom Build
  • On-Premises PLM Vendors
  • Involved + Security Risks
  • $$ + Involved
  • $$ + Involved
  • $$ + Involved
  • $$ + Involved
  • $$ + Involved

Scale Easily – Secure Flexible Proven

With secure supply chain collaboration options and extensive integrations, your single source product record flows across teams and systems with ease.

  • Industry Specific Support
  • FDA/ISO Best Practices & Compliance Support
  • FDA Software Validation
  • FDA Compliance Expertise
  • Electronic Component Availability & Health
  • Component Supplier Capture App
  • AWS GovCloud (US) Foundation
  • Built-in
  • Productized Package + Internal Team
  • Internal Compliance Team
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Other Cloud PLM Vendors
  • +/- Built-in
  • Custom + Outsourced
  • Limited + Outsourced
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • On-Premises PLM Vendors
  • +/- Built-in
  • Custom + Outsourced
  • Limited + Outsourced
  • $$ + Custom Build
  • No
  • No

You are Not Alone

  • Join our regulated customer community.
  • Use a platform designed with your compliance needs in mind.
  • Get support from our dedicated internal compliance team.
  • Validate quickly with our proven validation package.

Thoughtful Support for Complex Design Work

Arena in-product mashups give specific support to the intricacies of managing complex mechatronic and IoT products — from component availability and compliance to supplier sourcing research and NPD activities.