Built From the Ground Up

Indus introduces new EAM solution

Atlanta  October 24, 2001  Indus International Inc., a provider of enterprise asset management (EAM) software, introduced Indus InSite. The software is a pure-Internet solution for all industries, and it is scalable to all business sizes.

The company stated that Indus InSite is the market's only asset management solution built from the ground up as a pure Internet application. It operates on a Web-browser platform and is ideal for mid-market opportunities in industries such as discrete manufacturing, consumer packaged goods and primary metals, as well as facilities and property management. Global companies in many industries can also use Indus InSite to manage their heavy assets and maintenance, improve personnel productivity, streamline work and supply chain processes, and create efficiencies in production availability.

According to Senior Analyst Houghton LeRoy, of the ARC Advisory Group, Indus InSite supports many collaborative features that are in demand  a strategic move on Indus' part. "InSite is a next-generation solution for collaborative asset lifecycle management (CALM) that will maintain [Indus'] leadership role in the marketplace. The new product supports many new features, such as an easy-to-use graphical interface, standard Web browser access from anywhere, real-time key performance indicators for continuous improvement, and an advanced search capability with dynamic language translation for global collaboration."

According to Indus, the company designed the InSite software around ease of use, accessibility and collaboration in the hopes that it will provide companies in multiple vertical markets an accelerated return on their software investment. Indus InSite is a hosted, component-based solution developed by Indus in collaboration with other software partners and suppliers. It offers these additional features:

§         Real-time Key Performance Indicators to show performance and service levels

§         Comprehensive Business Process engine that allow users to define, maintain and change key workflow components

§         Collaborative working environment supporting pervasive computing devices, such as PDAs, SmartPhones and other wireless devices

§         A content-based search engine

§         Full internationalization with customizable linguistics capability

Indus is scheduled to launch Indus InSite in North America in the fourth quarter of 2001.