SAP PLM integration for Cadence Allegro PCB Designer with SAP Engineering Control Center Interface

SAP Engineering Control Center Interface connects Cadence Allegro PCB Designer with the SAP PLM system, supporting a more integrated approach to product development needed in a world of "digital transformation".

SAP ECTR to Cadence Allegro

With the SAP Engineering Control Center Interface it is possible to create and manage BOMs and produce data in one central, system.  Cadence Allegro CIS system and process data is controlled directly from SAP PLM, allowing for the team development of the same product and product data across different locations. Furthermore, SAP ECTR Interface has the ability to link electronic, electrical and mechanical data in one system addressing one of the biggest challenges faced by businesses today; namely, the facilitation of cross-disciplinary cooperation. The Interface contains standardized functions, but is also fully customizable to your business needs.

Main features

SAP Engineering Control Center Interface to ECAD provides functions to manage ECAD/EDA designs and the resulting data securely and consistently in SAP

  • Creation, editing, search and display of documents
  • Classification via SAP class system
  • Saving of all data securely in SAP
  • Quick search and find function, with several search functions
  • Simple linking with other SAP objects
  • Automatic creation of BOMs, including variant, production and mechatronic BOMs
  • Comparison of BOMs, upon saving ECAD designs
  • Bi-directional synchronization of item and part data
  • Check in and check out functionalities
  • History management via status log

Key benefits

  • Save time and eliminate errors through automated data exchange processes.
  • Avoid redundancy by using only one source system.
  • Manage electrical and electronic schematics.
  • Achieve holistic traceability of your product development processes by incorporating ECAD/EDA data into the business processes.
  • Enhance collaboration through a simplified cross-site data exchange.
  • Simply adapt the functions of the integration solution to your operational requirements.
  • Benefit from increased standardization and reuse in the company.
  • Shorten your search times to access ECAD/EDA data more quickly.