Best in Class PLM Cloud for Industry

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Why is PLM cloud best for data management?

PLM in the cloud is a tool that helps enterprises manage product development during the entire lifecycle. It improves transparency and communication among teams that may be dispersed both in terms of geography and discipline. Cloud product lifecycle management software contributes to greater business agility and flexibility by streamlining PLM adoption, preventing communication and process errors, enabling better change management, and allowing leaders to adjust quickly to any new needs or requirements.

Windchill on Microsoft Azure

Understand and leverage enterprise product data

Looking to jumpstart product development and beat the competition to market? With Windchill on Microsoft Azure, you can deploy quickly and establish a strong product lifecycle management foundation. The out-of-the-box, cloud-based PLM solution is easier than ever to configure and scales to fit your needs. Plus, with PTC's cloud offering, your team never needs to worry about managing upgrades—because they happen automatically.

With Microsoft’s industry-leading cloud infrastructure and PTC’s expertise in engineering applications, you can rest assured that your product data is in a scalable and secure infrastructure.

Explore the benefits for engineering

Get back to design and innovation. Our solution has new, expanded, and rapidly-deployable capabilities.

Accelerate product development and innovation with our out-of-the-box PLM functionality. Help your engineers design more efficiently and accurately, with fewer roadblocks and administrative demands.

With our PLM cloud solution, your engineering teams can:

  • increase collaboration across disparate teams;
  • seamlessly and securely manage high volumes and varieties of product data; and
  • get active in PLM with new, expanded, and rapidly deployed capabilities.

It’s the smarter, easier, and safer PLM solution.

Get PLM That’s Simple, Secure, and Reliable

Modernize your engineering IT with PLM cloud

Get back to your IT business initiatives. Our PLM in the cloud solution is pre-configured, optimized, and managed remotely by PTC experts.

For IT resources that are already limited or overworked, a cloud product lifecycle management solution eliminates IT resource burden and cuts back infrastructure spending. In addition, you get:

  • world-class IP protection
  • faster time to value with new solutions
  • reliable application uptime and performance
  • reduced implementation and management risk
  • predictable, affordable operational expenses


Faster time to value. Better collaboration. Improved innovation.


Easier to deploy and upgrade

Easy Deploy

Best-practices-led implementation

Easier to configure OOTB standard software

Easy Configuration

Change enablement

Easier to add IoT, AR, analytics, AI

Easy add-on

Scalable and secure infrastructure


The time to move to PLM cloud is now

PLM cloud adoption is accelerating. According to IDC 89% of manufacturers currently use or plan to use public cloud by 2023. Cloud PLM users benefit from:

  • rapid time to value with proven, closed loop, enterprise-class, PLM capabilities
  • world-class performance, reliability, and security
  • increased enterprise collaboration with self-service, purpose-built, role-based applications
  • greater scalability with active user pricing and seamless systems integration
  • hassle-free PTC-owned upgrades and updates

Our product lifecycle management cloud solution is for companies looking to increase collaboration, manage product data, and improve workflows without heavy IT overhead or hardware commitments. This IDC InfoBrief explores how the board benefits of cloud (SaaS, in this case) can be applied to elevate the capabilities of PLM.

Choose the right PLM cloud solution

Get expert advice in this buyer’s guide from Tech-Clarity. Tech-Clarity’s Buyer’s Guide, Choosing the Right Cloud SaaS PLM explores what manufacturers need to think about as they consider if, when, and how to adopt cloud PLM. This guide also walks you through how to navigate PLM options and choose the best suited SaaS PLM option for your business, as well as specific considerations for maximizing value and driving adoption with product developers and IT.

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