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Ares implements Oracle PLM for Taiwan gas appliance control system maker Guard Sound

Guard Sound Industrial Co. Ltd., a major Taiwan-based supplier of gas appliance control system, successfully implemented Oracle Agile PLM system with help from Ares International Corp. within three months.

Charles Lin, project manager of Guard Sound, indicates Agile PLM has complete functions and better UI. The functions meet the requirements of Guard Sound in both operational and management aspects. In addition, Oracle products come with complete after-sales service and modulized structure.

Ares is a professional service provider of Oracle Agile PLM, with customization experiences for various industries, Lin noted, adding that its professional consultants can offer standard and strict project control to ensure the project quality and successful implementation of the project. Therefore, Guard Sound has chosen to work with Ares, Lin explained.

Ares consultants has constructed a platform of enterprise project management for Guard Sound and introduced Agile Product Collaboration (PC), Product Portfolio Management and AutoVue to satisfy needs of product collaboration, improve product information transparency so that its R&D team can share information and the efficiency of R&D staff can be better. As such, Guard Sound can improve its project quality, control project progress, optimize resource allocation and product development investment.

After the project successfully went live, Guard Sound benefits significantly from Agile PLM and sees its project management level elevated to overall inspection of R&D progress and quality. Therefore, Guard Sound not only lowers its internal communication and R&D costs, but can maintain its leading position in the gas control industry.

Established in 1973, the products of Guard Sound are mainly applied to gas water heater, gas stove and other electronic gas spark control system, gas valve and related accessories. Guard Sound has introduced Taiwan’s first battery automatic water ignited gas heater control module, the world’s first battery digital constant temperature gas heater control system and introduced the first battery automatic water ignited gas heater in China. Guard Sound currently has clients in Taiwan, China, Europe and the US.

About Ares introducing Oracle Agile PLM:

Introduction of Ares

Ares International Corp. is the first Taiwan-based software company to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). Established for over 30 years, Ares is a professional management information system software provider, with expertise in product R&D and system integration. Ares provides products and total solutions for e-enterprise, with service areas covering the financial, government and enterprise segments. Ares has received CMMI L3 certification, has outstanding project integration ability, quality guarantee ability, development and maintenance ability and the most complete professional consultancy team.