by Brianna Crandall — October 19, 2018 — CAFM/IWMS software provider Drawbase Software announced at IFMA’s World Workplace 2018 show earlier this month the availability of its greatly expanded cloud offerings. The supplier of computer-aided facilities management (CAFM) and integrated workplace management solutions (IWMS) for the global facilities, manufacturing and real estate management markets is now providing support for a wide variety of cloud configurations and providers for private, public and hybrid cloud configurations in on- and off-premises configurations. This allows facilities managers (FMs) and other customers the power and flexibility of being able to choose how they will deploy the company’s solutions across their enterprise.
Drawbase is also announcing support for a multitude of cloud providers and back-end frameworks. Oracle Cloud, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud and AWS (Amazon Web Services) are the most popular cloud providers that are currently supported, with more on the way. Support for Oracle databases, Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB2 is also currently available, with others coming soon. In addition, application server support for Oracle Weblogic and IBM Websphere is currently available. This strategy provides for a wide variety of options and coverage with the most popular and secure cloud services available. Coupled with enterprise-level user-configurable, granular security, the pairing provides a highly flexible, configurable and secure system, says Drawbase.
Integration with the most popular enterprise asset management (EAM) / computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) / maintenance solutions such as IBM’s Maximo, Oracle Maintenance Cloud, PeopleSoft, Infor EAM, Phoenix Data Systems and others, allow Drawbase solutions to wrap themselves around the current enterprise architecture and infrastructure without the need for costly architecture changes or data migration. Cloud deployments are becoming more readily acceptable by most organizations, even those with heightened security requirements. Cloud deployments can get up and running much faster while reducing overall costs and support responsibilities.
Drawbase, the flagship product of Drawbase Software, has been known worldwide for over 30 years for its space and infrastructure management solutions, notes the company. The software’s unique ability to meld electronic drawings and database information was created to help organizations manage facilities, assets and real estate holdings. Its distinctive ability for clients to configure the products to their specific business process and requirements is said to reduce startup time and implementation costs.
For more information, visit the Drawbase Software website. The company provides clients with state-of-the-art technologies and best practices that enable them to reap the maximum return on their investment (ROI) in space and related infrastructure and asset management. Customers are said to include The World Bank, American Express, Covance and SRI.