Redline Communications Leverages Omnify Software for BOM and ECO Management; Web Architected Omnify PLM Enables Engineering-Focused Product Lifecycle Management.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2004
Omnify Software, a leading provider of product lifecycle Product lifecycle or product life cycle is the course of a product's sales and profits over time. The five stages of each product lifecycle are product development, introduction, growth, maturity and decline. management (PLM (Product Life cycle Management) A comprehensive information system that coordinates all aspects of a product from initial concept to its eventual retirement. Sometimes called the "digital backbone" of a product, it includes the requirements phase, analysis and design ) software for mid-market electronic, medical, mechanical, and defense OEMs, today announced that Redline red·line
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1. To refuse home mortgages or home insurance to areas or neighborhoods deemed poor financial risks.
2. Communications Inc., an innovative provider of broadband and fixed wireless equipment, is leveraging Omnify PLM to manage product development from new parts inception to product completion.
In evaluating tools for product lifecycle management, Redline required a solution that could be leveraged by the engineering department primarily, but could also provide an easy-to-use interface that would enable engineering to easily incorporate other divisions' requests, comments and approvals into their design environment. Omnify PLM is used on a daily basis by the engineering and operations departments Operations department
See: Back office.
See back office. at Redline and its contract manufacturing partner. In developing new products and new parts, as well as customized solutions for client requests, Redline is able to manage the entire process, from request, to idea inception, to delivery of product via Omnify PLM.
"When we reviewed PLM solutions, it was extremely obvious to us that Omnify was developed by a team that truly understood the engineering department," said Michael Dobre, Director of Engineering Services at Redline Communications. "Omnify's deep understanding of our business and out-of-the-box functionality that supports engineers resulted in the perfect solution for our company."
Omnify's Web Services (1) Loosely, any online service delivered over the Web. Such usage appears in articles from non-technical sources, but not in IT-oriented publications, because definition #2 below describes the correct use of the term. based approach to delivering its solution supports Redline Communications' integration demands. Omnify seamlessly integrates with Redline's engineering environment, ORCAD CIS Cis (sĭs), same as Kish (1.)
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(2) (Card Information S , to further speed the product development process. Redline Communications' next step will be to fully deploy Omnify's document management capabilities. This will ensure a secure and controlled document management process among their entire product development team.
"We were impressed im·press 1
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1. To affect strongly, often favorably: with Omnify's off-the-shelf capabilities for engineering change orders and bill of materials The list of components that make up a system. For example, a bill of materials for a house would include the cement block, lumber, shingles, doors, windows, plumbing, electric, heating and so on. processing, and we have been further impressed by how easy it is to integrate the solution with our existing systems," continues Dobre. "But what has really stood out for us is the high-level of customer service Omnify provides. Each time we want to enhance our integration, the service team is available to help us quickly complete the project."
Omnify enables Redline Communications' engineers and extended support team to bring products to market more quickly, reduce rework re·work
tr.v. re·worked, re·work·ing, re·works
1. To work over again; revise.
2. To subject to a repeated or new process.
n. and quickly meet customer demand. The streamlined processes created by Omnify PLM, free the engineering staff to continuously focus on creating innovative broadband and wireless products.
"The value Redline Communications achieves from Omnify PLM is directly related to our solutions' ability to easily manage critical functions in the design process, such as bill of materials processing and ECO E·co , Umberto Born 1932.
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About Omnify Software
Omnify Software designs, delivers and supports innovative, business-ready product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions designed to meet the needs of small to mid-tier enterprises and Electronics Manufacturing This article presents a typical manufacturing process of an electronic assembly. Component manufacturing
Components such as resistors, capacitors and integrated circuits are generally made by specialized contractors. Service providers. The Omnify Software platform provides bi-directional interfaces with an organization's existing engineering and business systems to offer a single environment for the sharing of product data among the design environment, Enterprise and supply chain. The Omnify product content and change management system delivers significant cost-savings, improved product innovation, quality, and decreased time-to-market for customers in a wide range of industries. For additional product information, including pricing, please call 978-988-3800, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.omnifysoft.com.
About Redline Communications
Redline Communications Inc. is a privately held Canadian company located in the Greater Toronto area The Greater Toronto Area (widely abbreviated as the GTA) is the most populous metropolitan area in Canada. The GTA is a provincial planning area with a population of 5,555,912 at the 2006 Canadian Census. , focusing on product innovations in the broadband fixed wireless industry. Redline's products deliver a cost-effective wireless solution for backhaul and infrastructure, used by access providers, enterprises, wireless ISPs and more. The company has signed up more than 80 partners in 26 countries. For more information about Redline's products and distribution channels please call (905) 479-8344.
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