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Are you looking for Oracle Agile PLM support and maintenance? If that is the case, it’s imperative to go with the service provider that understands your company’s unique needs and provide you the best solution. It is easy to get lost in the technical jargon, comparing complicated details between competing service vendors, and focusing on things that sound impressive but likely not of any use to your particular needs.

This article will help you cut through the noise, honing in on the critical questions to ask when seeking your Oracle Agile PLM provider for support and maintenance.

1. Do You Get an End-to-End Solution?

Remember that the most significant benefit of using PLM technology is that you can optimize the whole process of designing, developing, manufacturing, and refining your product. It enables you to run the entire operation from one place without changing between programs or vendors. Your support and maintenance provider should cover every stage of this journey. The best provider will offer Server and Application Configuration Support, Database Maintenance and Server and DB Backup and Restore.

2. Are All Your Verticals Supported?

It is imperative to work with someone who takes the time to understand your unique business context and needs. For this purpose, they need to really understand your industry and sector – how it operates, what the challenges are, and what your desired process outcomes are. Only then will they be able to provide a genuinely customizable support and maintenance solution that fits all your needs. Your PLM provider should be on the speed with your business and your market. Choose an Agile PLM provider with comprehensive experience supporting customers across a broad range of industries, including large-scale and Fortune 500 companies. Work with a provider that operates all over the world with a strong presence.

3. Do You Get Timely Response from Your Support?

Before you decide on a PLM provider, it is essential to know about their response rate as late replies to your queries will not cut it with PLM. To get the most out of your PLM platform, you will need support, guidance, and maintenance that stretches far beyond the initial sale. This requires your PLM provider to help you implement, upgrade, and manage your system. The best PLM vendors on the market have teams of consultants and experts on call, ensuring a smooth and cost-effective experience for you.

4. How Well Does It Integrate with Other Products?

Your PLM platform should seamlessly integrate with other products and software. It should be a part of your workplace culture and the go-to software for all things related to the product development cycle. This is much easier to achieve when your PLM support and maintenance is part of a more comprehensive, well-integrated suite of products to support all your tasks and goals. It is also essential to make sure the PLM platform you choose for support and maintenance works well with your existing infrastructure like ERP, etc.

5. What Kind of Training is on Offer?

Onboarding and training are an integral part of getting full value out of any new platform or technology you introduce to your organization. Working with a PLM provider that understands the importance of training will speed up the time it takes for you to implement your PLM support and maintenance. Your ideal agile PLM provider should offer flexible training systems that suit your team.

Xavor’s Support and Maintenance Services:

There are several Oracle Agile PLM vendors out there. It comes down to someone who can see the bigger picture with you and enable you to achieve that on a strategic level.

The support and maintenance services provided by Xavor fit all the criteria mentioned above and then some. Our Support and Maintenance solution provides end-to-end, seamless integration with 24/7 response rate and onboarding training.

  • Support and Maintenance service ensuring constant uptime, eliminating the need to pay for expensive upgrades simply to remain fully supported.
  • Providing architectural and dependencies audit, platform integrations, and software customizations to ensure you get maximum possible performance while simultaneously prolonging the software’s life.
  • Liberating resources allowing you to drive strategic planning about the way forward – whether to update or go for cloud.
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