With the PDM solution get yourdata under control and improve the way your teams manage and collaborate on product development.
SOLIDWORKS PDM solutions enable your teams to safely track, manage, and protect product data. Reduce errors with automated revision control, in a data management system that stores and organizes engineering CAD data and other documents in a secure central vault.
Effortlessly collaborate on product designs without worrying about version control or data loss. Store CAD models and supporting documents in an indexed central repository that tracks versions and automates workflows.
Manage your file and reference information, users and group permissions, electronic workflow processes, and more. Save time searching with a secure centralized location for all design documents and utilization of configurable search cards which make it easy to enter custom search criteria.
Effective version control helps avoid rework and scrap caused by working from the outdated versions of 3D models and drawings.
The PDM solution Options
SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is the ideal data management application for smaller, single-site SOLIDWORKS customers.Get an easy-to-learn and use product data management solution that can be easily upgraded to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional when the needs of your enterprise change. SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard uses Microsoft® SQL Server Express.
SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is an all-inclusive application that uses Microsoft® SQL Server Standard to provide high performance and scalability and is included along with integrations to various authoring applications, including third-party CAD applications and Microsoft® Office.
SOLIDWORKS Manage is an advanced, record-based data management system that extends the global file management and application integrations enabled by SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional to include a comprehensive set of capabilities that you can use and distribute to many areas of your business.