Analyst Coverage

Industry analysts in the product lifecycle management (PLM) market provide valuable insights for businesses looking to be more innovative, speed their time-to-market, increase shareholder value and reduce costs. The analyst reports and quotes below will help you learn more about PLM, as well as how Siemens PLM Software can support your PLM needs.


Siemens Recognized as a Market Leader in IDC's PLM Marketscape Report

IDC Manufacturing Insights Marketscape

The PLM vendor evaluation in this study is based on a comprehensive and rigorous framework that assesses vendors for each segment of the PLM market:

  • Computer-aided authoring (CAx)
  • Discrete PLM
  • Process PLM

View the following resources to learn how Siemens ranks among PLM vendors.

Analyst Evaluation of Siemens PLM Software

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“Siemens PLM Software continues to demonstrate leadership in some of the industry’s most important sectors. Last month we reported that the company was the market presence leader in collaborative Product Definition management (cPDm) and the direct revenue leader in Digital Manufacturing, two of the fastest growing segments of the global PLM market. With the addition of its position as the PLM market presence leader in China – the world’s fastest growing economy – Siemens PLM Software continues to distinguish itself as a major force in the PLM industry.”

Peter Bilello, CIMdata President
Siemens press release April 2010

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"At this juncture, Siemens has clearly solidified its vision for end-to-end PLM and now delivers solutions based on the original product and production lifecycle initiative. This represented the initial work integrating UGS PLM solutions with Siemens automation technology. Across all industrial sectors, companies continue to focus on productivity and innovation as the major drivers for competitiveness and sustained growth. Siemens addresses these business drivers with an intelligent product and production model that spans all domains of the product lifecycle."

Dick Slansky, Senior Analyst and PLM Research Director, ARC Advisory Group
Report October 29, 2009

"It is widely understood by automotive industry watchers that Siemens PLM Software, given their broad portfolio and worldwide presence, is used in nearly all new vehicle car programs throughout the world today."

Dick Slansky, Senior Analyst and PLM Research Director, ARC Advisory Group
Siemens press release January 18, 2010

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“The natural integration of the SDPM layer in the overall PLM framework (of Teamcenter) provides additional benefits for the sophisticated user willing to work with the full capabilities of PLM concepts. Linking together requirements management, system engineering, product design, simulation, manufacturing, and support represents the core capabilities targeted by Teamcenter. Teamcenter for Simulation perfectly covers analysts’ needs in that environment.”

Simulation Data & Process Management - Vendor Scorecard

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