"technology independent" and works with all
the major CAFM applications and platforms in the marketplace
today. If you have not yet made a decision on which
application best fits your unique needs, getting started
with ECS make assist you in making the best selection.
Items listed are prerequisites to incorporating CAFM
technology within the ASP model.
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This saves you the expense of
having to either hire or train CAFM database professionals
and also allows you access to "on-demand"
CAD services on an "as-required" basis.
One of the really big issues in CAD/CAFM is the dependence
of the enterprise on a knowledge-worker who can be out
sick and shut you down or leave (once trained) and need
to be replaced at additional cost.
The ECS ASP Model offers you redundancy benefits, vendor
warranted uptime and continual system availability.
With ECS you will have access to the technology and
capacity "on demand" and NOT have payroll
and benefits or interdepartmental expense charges for
Our ASP model, for example, offers the service for
a modest monthly fee (about 12-15% the total monthly
cost of an in-house resource), which includes hosting
and eight (8) hours of either AutoCAD or CAFM professional
services (which by itself is a value of between $500
and $1,000 if purchased separately). Any work that is
required after the initial eight hours is based upon
discounts off of our normal professional services rates.
|ECS ASP &
|There are options for "connectivity" between
the ASP and the client which include IT Node connectivity,
FTP connectivity, manual connectivity (email, courier
delivery of discs, CD-R’s, marked-up hard copy,
etc.) that can address any issues of security or integrity
that your IT and or Financial people may have regarding
the interaction of business systems.
ECS can help you manage all the steps to get an ASP
project going, which may include:
- Updating master floor plans to "as-existing"
condition by merging all renovation documentation,
(i.e. CAD files, paper drawings, in-house sketches,
etc.) into the CAD floor plans.
- Transition all of the client's drawings into a
digital, fully indexed database.
- Develop a client CAD standards document and disk.
- Set procedures for releasing drawings to consultants.
- Set procedures for accepting & indexing new
- Set procedures for updating master plans.
- Provide client personnel access to ECS' client
FTP site or set up ECS as a node on client's network.
- Set procedures for ongoing database backup.
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