The 7 advantages of Ultimo EAM Cloud summarized:
- The highest level of security;
- Continuity guaranteed;
- Always up to date with the latest features;
- Predictable costs and cost reduction;
- Easily make data available on mobile devices and for external parties;
- Business intelligence;
- Everything must come to an end (On-Premises).
Ultimo uses Azure datacenters in Western Europe so the data always remains in the EU. We do our utmost to keep all EAM SaaS environments online 24-7. Our target uptime in the default Service Level Agreement for Ultimo Enterprise Asset Management cloud is 99.7%. Applying a so-called container architecture is one of the ways in which we realize a higher availability of the Ultimo EAM cloud.
We also have an annual Pen-Test executed by Computest to measure the quality and safety of both the EAM SaaS software and our infrastructure.
“The infrastructure and the web application of Ultimo have excellent security levels. The services we focus on use up-to-date software where no publicly known vulnerabilities have been found in the used EAM cloud software. Additionally, the systems within the scope for the platform use a safe configuration.”
Always up to date with the latest features
We took making the Ultimo SaaS software architecture suitable for Azure as an opportunity to start releasing the software more frequently. The term for this in Continuous Delivery. This means that we automatically update all Ultimo environments to the latest version at least every week. This allows us to make new functionality as well as bug and security fixes available for all environments quickly. An example is: Power BI helps companies connect data sets, and transforms information into charts to visualize the data.
EAM mobile apps for EAM mobility
Ultimo takes security matters seriously. Of course this extends to our EAM mobile apps as well. The EAM mobile app runs with the minimum privileges required on the operating system. No part of the code is executed with root privilege. This way malware attacks are unable to use elevated privileges to gain access.
Predictable costs and cost reduction
The cloud fee is predictable and includes the use of the software, continuous updates, and the same high-quality infrastructure. You no longer have to invest in servers, database management systems, operating systems, separate updates or the management time to keep all systems and knowledge up to date. You can get rid of all these investments and save your time and money.
An additional benefit of working in the Ultimo EAM Cloud is that e-learning for end users is included in your subscription.
With EAM cloud software, also known as EAM SaaS software, you make use of a software tool over the Internet, via a subscription. The supplier is responsible for managing the infrastructure, security patches and updates. With Ultimo EAM cloud software, you benefit from the fact that the standard software is easily adaptable to your business processes.
There is a consensus in the market that business software, such as EAM software, only has a future in the Cloud. The software is secure, and it can be developed faster where the price structure is transparent. Moreover, as a customer, you are relieved of the burden of managing the EAM cloud software.
Ultimo has chosen to use the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Annually, Microsoft invests 1 billion euros in security, for example by employing 3500 cyber security experts. The Azure platform meets over 90 compliance certificates, including ISO 27001, ISO 9001, and the GDPR. Ultimo uses Azure datacenters in Western Europe so the data always remains in the EU. We do our utmost to keep all EAM SaaS environments online 24-7. Our target uptime in the default Service Level Agreement for Ultimo is 99.7%.
To ensure the continuous availability of your Ultimo environment, we use multiple primary and secondary Azure data centers as so-called paired regions. They are located in Western Europe, Northern Europe, Central Germany and North East Germany.