Tag Archive: FMx

Feb 17 2015

No post-recession bounce for Idox EIM

McLaren Software, the engineering information management (EIM) division of Berkshire, UK-based Idox plc, had a fairly flat financial performance in the year to 31 October 2014, according to Idox’s annual report and accounts published last month. McLaren’s EIM division is best-known in this blog as the provider of FusionLive (formerly CTSpace and, before that, BuildOnline – among …

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Apr 11 2013

Idox acquires Artesys to grow McLaren EDMS operation

Idox Group, the parent company of engineering document control and construction collaboration and CAFM business McLaren Software, has today announced the £2m (€2.4m) acquisition of French engineering document management (EDMS) specialists Artesys International. Founded in 2000, based in Rennes, Artesys provides engineering document control solutions and applications supporting the efficient and safe operation of processing …

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Mar 04 2013

FM award for iSite’s Assetology Hub

It seems I have been talking about facilities management a lot recently, but despite this I still managed to miss news that iSite‘s SaaS-based Assetology Hub, launched in October 2012 (post), won the ‘Commercial Services’ category at the annual i-FM Technology in FM Awards, presented recently. In winning the award, iSite MD Martin Ward said they: “… …

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Feb 25 2013

Aconex launches Smart Manuals

Melbourne-based Software-as-a-Service construction collaboration provider Aconex has today launched Aconex Smart Manuals, effectively a relaunch of an updated suite of products acquired when Aconex bought Grazer in June 2012 (post). The module allows contractors to efficiently capture, review and deliver the documentation required for operation and maintenance of a built asset, and owners can easily maintain that documentation …

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Dec 18 2012

Meeting McLaren: talking FM and mobile in 2013

Yesterday I travelled to London Gatwick Airport and the nearby offices of FMx, the facilities management software business acquired by McLaren Software‘s parent company Idox plc in October (post). The visit included an update on McLaren’s financial performance, an introduction to CAFM Explorer, and discussion of future plans for this business as it is progressively rebranded …

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Oct 19 2012

McLaren builds CAFM proposition following £5.6m FMx acquisition

McLaren Software is growing its facilities management capabilities following the acquisition (announced today), by parent company Idox Group, of FMx Ltd, developer of the computer-aided facilities management application CAFM Explorer. McLaren has been busy expanding beyond its engineering document control roots over the past year. It acquired the SaaS-based construction collaboration business, CTSpace, in November …

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