Infor Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Accelerate, powered by Aras, is a new PLM solution designed for automotive, industrial manufacturing, high-tech, and aerospace and defense customers. Available for both on-premise and private cloud (single-tenant) deployment, this latest offering provides a full-featured, highly scalable, flexible and secure PLM solution. Infor PLM Accelerate is designed to adapt with the unique business practices of discrete manufacturers, allowing users to manage the process from ideation to manufacturing through distribution. It features a singular web framework that uses an open architecture. This approach establishes a comprehensive PLM solution suite to manage processes throughout the enterprise and supply chain. The user interface features drag-and-drop functionality. Compliance-grade security is used to protect all intellectual property through customizable permissions, authentication, and access control. The solution is also capable of scaling both up and out to support organizations of all sizes and compliance needs, including the management of petabytes of complex CAD data. Infor PLM Accelerate can integrate with Infor and non-Infor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions through Infor ION, a purpose-built middleware component.