Cloud Computing or Virtualization
Although many laboratories and other businesses have internal information technology (IT) departments to provide hardware, software, technical expertise and support, some lack the infrastructure to run mission critical applications. Due to increasing pressure to meet timelines, reduce costs or spread out costs associated with infrastructure support, many companies are leveraging virtualization. Also known as cloud computing, this virtual technology utilizes convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (i.e., networks, servers, storage, applications and services), thereby eliminating the need for internal equipment and support staff. ATL is pleased to offer this service to clients, which affords the ability to extend hardware while reducing operating costs.
Rapidly Deployable, Highly Secure
With ATL's Cloud offerings, we let our clients focus on their core competency and doing what they love, growing and easily managing their business. Our clients have quickly deployed our LIMS (both TITAN® and Sample Master®) in the Cloud, while in many cases upgrading to higher security, better availability and significant cost saving without the need for high upfront capital purchases.
With ATL's LIMS on Demand, there is no need to hire an experienced IT resource/s, purchase thousands of dollars of hardware (servers/backup solutions/storage, etc)/software (database, backup, anti-virus etc., or manage and maintain those system (apply service packs, perform regular backups, monitor performance, etc).
ATL's Cloud Service Offerings
• Ability to select Public or Private Cloud
• Rapid deployment, Secure, and fully Scalable
• Ability to set up a Test/Development, Training and/or Production environments
• ATL provides all LIMS software licensing
• High Application availability (100% uptime)
• Infrastructure maintenance, configuration, installation, service pack management, system monitoring, malware/virus protection and notifications
• All Database maintenance is included (database backup and data warehousing services)
Hear what our customers say:
"As a small laboratory we quickly saw the potential to grow and expand using ATL's Web-based Cloud LIMS. Its security and high configurability adapts rapidly with our changing processes."
E.G, Industrial Monitoring
City of Airdrie
"We are a startup, and needed to quickly launch a LIMS from an ISO Certified vendor, we chose ATL for their personal service, product flexibility and reputation. We leveraged ATL's TITAN® LIMS, and focused on configuration and managing our data, setting up reports/invoices, and SOPs in preparation for our audit. ATL provided excellent assistance in helping us to meet our go-live goals, and adding additional licenses as we grew was easy. We have a private cloud and did not need to buy any hardware or hire an IT resource to manage the system."
JD, Vice President
Life Sciences, Start Up
United States of America
To learn more about SaaS, we suggest an article published in CIOReview entitled:
Convergence of "the Cloud" and Laboratory Science written by ATL's CIO Mark Burke.
|Cost||Licensed (premise based)||ATL LIMS On-Demand|
|LIMS & Automation Software||High license fee||Low subscription fee|
|Infrastructure Hardware||Additional||Not Required|
|LIMS Admin Training||Additional||Nominal|
|LIMS End User Training||Additional||Nominal|
|Performing Software Upgrades||Additional||Included|
|System Uptime – 99.99%||Additional||Included|
|Historical Data Migration||Additional||Additional|
|Expenditure (budget) type||Capital||Operating|