- Is the Saas solution provider SAS70 or SSAE16 certified with current audit report? “This ensures that the physical data center is highly protected with numerous industry accepted security techniques and infrastructure redundancy built in,” Sargent says.
- What quality control systems do they have in place? Do they align to security protocols? “ISO9001 certified organizations have tight engineering control processes in place which account for security elements with any software change or update,” he says.
- Do they have the ability to integrate to existing authentication systems?
- Do they offer Single Sign On support? “Implementing Single Sign On ensures user access is directly aligned to your current authentication structures and is always up to date.”
Cloud Computing Product Roundup
Here is a sampling of cloud-based solutions available for the construction industry. Find more products on the ForConstructionPros Buyers Guide under the Technology & Software category.
Spectrum Version 14 from Dexter + Chaney
HeavyBid from Heavy Construction Systems Specialists Inc. (HCSS)
Sage Construction Anywhere from Sage North America
V6 Software from Viewpoint Construction Software
SAMPro Enterprise from Data-Basics Inc.
Foundation Job-Cost Software as a Service (SaaS) from Foundation Software
HeavyJob Field Management Software from Heavy Construction Systems Specialists Inc. (HCSS)
ADVANTAGE from RMI Corporation
Fleet 10 Equipment Management Software from Telogis Inc.
Cloud Service for Time and Attendance Tracker from Exaktime Inc.
Evolution from WennSoft Inc.
PlanGrid 2.2 iPad App from PlanGrid
Revu 10 from Bluebeam Software Inc.
FormMobi Field-Data Mobile App from FormMobi