St. Paul, Minn.-based Lawson Software has introduced Lawson Fashion Product Lifecycle Management
(PLM) on the Cloud — an economical entry-level version of the Lawson Fashion PLM Web-based suite of
applications that is used to help fashion companies manage products from design through production.
Lawson Fashion PLM on the Cloud is deployed through the Amazon EC2 cloud infrastructure,
which according to Lawson, helps speed implementation and facilitates its customers’ extension or
reduction of application use and computer processing power as their business and requirements
“Lawson Fashion PLM on the Cloud helps simplify software ownership because customers do not
need to worry about the hardware and system management — Lawson takes care of that for them through
the Amazon infrastructure,” said Frédéric Champalbert, general manager of Fashion, Lawson Software.
“Customers deploying Fashion PLM on the Cloud also benefit because they access their applications
via a stable and secure Amazon platform with flexible computing power and 99.95% uptime.”
In addition to offering the software under a traditional standard license, Lawson is offering
a subscription-based licensing package, which requires a lower initial investment, offers customers
the option to convert to a perpetual license, and includes license, maintenance, support and
February 15, 2011