Evaris Plc

Droplet as a Service

Droplet Computing develops innovative software solutions based on container technology which enables fully featured applications to run on any platform with an internet browser, even if the operating system on your device does not normally support those applications.
Unlike other containerisation solutions, it can be used online or offline.


  • Application Containerisation
  • Online or Offline
  • Windows 10
  • Legacy applications
  • Software based container
  • Application delivery
  • Multiple platforms
  • Applications under windows 10


  • Cost savings
  • Retain legacy applications
  • Containerisation
  • Any browser
  • Online or offline
  • Applications hosted in the Cloud
  • Legacy Application support


£5.46 to £10.02 per device per month

  • Education pricing available
  • Free trial available

Service documents


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Service ID

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Evaris Plc

Albie Attias

0330 124 1245


Service scope

Software add-on or extension
What software services is the service an extension to
Droplet Computing is an add on to any application that is based on a legacy or current operating system, that requires delivery but may not be compatible with new software technology and Windows 10, and can be delivered through any device with a browser.
Cloud deployment model
  • Private cloud
  • Hybrid cloud
Service constraints
No constraints.
System requirements
Any device with an internet browser

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
4 Hour SLA, and 8 hours at weekends.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Online ticketing support accessibility
None or don’t know
Phone support
Phone support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support
Web chat
Web chat support availability
24 hours, 7 days a week
Web chat support accessibility standard
None or don’t know
How the web chat support is accessible
Web chat is limited to configuration setup requirements.
Web chat accessibility testing
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
All levels of support are available for Droplet from Evaris. Onsite support is available. Evaris can provide a technical account manager or cloud support engineer.
Support available to third parties

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
Onsite and online training can both be provided.
Service documentation
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction
The data remains viewable via the online secure portal, it simply does not update with new users or useage information.
End-of-contract process
This is a subscription based IT asset management service.

Using the service

Web browser interface
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install
Compatible operating systems
  • Android
  • IOS
  • Linux or Unix
  • MacOS
  • Windows
  • Windows Phone
  • Other
Designed for use on mobile devices
Differences between the mobile and desktop service
Service interface
Description of service interface
The service is accessed via any web browser.
Accessibility standards
None or don’t know
Description of accessibility
All aspects of the service can be accessed via a secure portal. Users can identify cloud subscription software, ensure compliance, and view what applications are being utilised.
Accessibility testing
The service is accessed via a secure portal and web browser. Hence any assistive technology utilised to access a web browser will enable a user to access the service.
Customisation available
Description of customisation
The service can be utilised by Administrators depending on the detail required from reports within the tool. There is no real requirement for customisation, as legacy applications are unchanged and run from any internet browser.


Independence of resources
The application is an agentless viewed via a portal, so it not affected by extra demand.


Service usage metrics


Supplier type
Reseller providing extra features and support
Organisation whose services are being resold
Droplet Computing

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Data storage and processing locations
  • United Kingdom
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • EU-US Privacy Shield agreement locations
User control over data storage and processing locations
Datacentre security standards
Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency
At least once a year
Penetration testing approach
‘IT Health Check’ performed by a Tigerscheme qualified provider or a CREST-approved service provider
Protecting data at rest
  • Physical access control, complying with CSA CCM v3.0
  • Physical access control, complying with SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
  • Encryption of all physical media
Data sanitisation process
Data sanitisation type
Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach
Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data export approach
Data can be simply exported to excel or similar spreadsheet application.
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • ODF
Data import formats
  • CSV
  • ODF

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)
  • Other
Other protection between networks
For data in transit, all customer facing servers negotiate a secure session by using TLS/SSL with client machines to secure the customer data. This applies to protocols on any device used by clients.
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Other
Other protection within supplier network
Refer to http://aka.ms/Office365TI and http://aka.ms/Office365CE

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
Please refer to http://www.microsoftvolumelicensing.com/Downloader.aspx?DocumentID=11675
Approach to resilience
Please refer to http://aka.ms/Office365DR
Outage reporting
Office 365 and Azure report outages via the service status portal https://portal.office.com/servicestatus/servicestatus.aspx, individual Alert or Mobile Application

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password
  • Other
Other user authentication
Modern authentication Modern authentication brings Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based sign-in to Office client apps across platforms, enabling sign-in features such as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), SAML-based third-party identity providers with Office client applications, and smart card and certificate-based authentication.

Cloud identity authentication - Users with cloud identities are authenticated using traditional challenge/response.

Federated identity authentication - Users with federated identities are authenticated using Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 or other Security Token Services.

MFA for Office 365 - users are required to acknowledge a phone call, text, or an app notification on their smartphone after correctly entering their password.

Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
Office 365 comes with a set of administrator roles that you can assign to users in your organisation. Each admin role maps to common business functions, and gives those people permissions to do specific tasks the Office 365 admin center.


Access restriction testing frequency
At least once a year
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Username or password

Audit information for users

Access to user activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
How long system logs are stored for

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date
19 / 10 / 2016
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover
Full service scope for Azure is described at http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/4/3/1434ABAB-B8E9-412D-8C3A-187B5FCB7A2F/Compliance%20Framework%20document.pdf
ISO 28000:2007 certification
CSA STAR certification
CSA STAR accreditation date
29 / 04 / 2016
CSA STAR certification level
Level 1: CSA STAR Self-Assessment
What the CSA STAR doesn’t cover
Full service scope is listed at http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/4/3/1434ABAB-B8E9-412D-8C3A-187B5FCB7A2F/Compliance%20Framework%20document.pdf
PCI certification
Other security certifications
Any other security certifications
  • EU Model Clauses
  • EU-U.S.Privacy Shield
  • ISO 27001, ISO 27018
  • SOC1, SOC2
  • FIPS 140-2
  • NIST 800-171

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Security governance certified
Security governance standards
  • ISO/IEC 27001
  • Other
Other security governance standards
FISMA/FedRamp, EU Model Clauses, HIPAA/HITECH, ISB 1596, ISO 27018, SASE 16 SOC1 & SOC2
Information security policies and processes
An ISMP has been established to enable Office365 and Azure to maintain and improve its management system for information security. Through establishment of the ISMP, it plans for and protects its assets to acceptable security levels based on defined risk management processes. The ISMS framework encompasses industry best practices for information and privacy. The ISMS has been documented and communicated in a customer facing Information Security Policy, which can be made available on request. The Microsoft Cloud Security Policy is available via the Service Trust Platform aka.ms/stp

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Configuration and change management approach
Azure has developed formal standard operating procedures (SOP's)governing the change management process. The SOP's cover both software development, hardware change and release management. They are consistent with established regulatory guidelines including ISO 27001, SOC1 / SOC2, NIST 800-53 and others. Microsoft also uses Operational Security Assurance (OSA), a framework which incorporates the knowledge gained through a variety of capabilities that are unique to Microsoft. OSA combines this knowledge with the experience of running thousands of servers in datacentres throughout the world.
Vulnerability management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach
The Scalable solution is hosted on Azure, in support of the Information Security Policy, Azure runs multiple layers of security protection. Microsoft has its own Security Response Centre (MSRC) that also supplies information to all customers covering the range of MS products.
Protective monitoring type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach
Microsoft Azure employs sophisticated software defined service instrumentation and monitoring that integrates at the component of server level, the datacentre edge, network backbone, internet exchange sites, and the real or simulated user level. This provides visibility of when a service disruption is occurring and pinpointing the cause.
Incident management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example, CSA CCM v3.0 or ISO/IEC 27035:2011 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Incident management approach
Please refer to http://aka.ms/Office365SIM

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Conforms to a recognised standard, but self-assessed

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks


£5.46 to £10.02 per device per month
Discount for educational organisations
Free trial available
Description of free trial
Full utilisation of the product is included in the trial version, however initial containerisation if required is chargeable. There is no limited time period.

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