CASED DIMENSIONS LIMITED

Application modernisation and PaaS Architecture Solution

Fluids365 allows clients application modernisations. Moving applications for rapid application modernisation and Business Process Management tool making use of Azure Service Fabric with Microservices.

Fluids365 provides exceptional business agility by connecting applications, data, and devices with a data, Process and API approach, enabling business self-service.

Features

  • Application Modernisation Support: Business Processes services/applications via workflow designer
  • Self service portal to enable efficient collaborate working community
  • Application Integration: Integrates with other 3rd party services/applications
  • 3rd party legacy and cloud application integration
  • Microservice Platform as a Service
  • Application Migration: allows for customisable workflows
  • Business Process Management Self Service Management Tool
  • Community Eco-System; workflow sharing enablement can be shared among users
  • Evergreen Continuous development and self-service Upgrades to the latest features
  • API compatibilities providing linked access to configured and generic applications

Benefits

  • Move applications to SaaS providing cost and time efficiencies
  • Increase call centre efficiency with a single data input
  • Automate and digitalize business processes using workflows reducing manual input
  • Create digital profile every time customers interacts with your business
  • Use Microservices to integrate applications on-premise or in cloud
  • Efficiencies combining people, process, and technology creating new operating models
  • Rapid and easy creation of workflows for regular tasks
  • Improve staff efficiency and increase productivity among users
  • Move to a microservice architecture and replace Monolith applications
  • Reduce dependencies on developers with Low-code visual development programming approach

Pricing

£1,000 a virtual machine a month

  • Free trial available

Service documents

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Framework

G-Cloud 12

Service ID

5 6 0 7 2 4 4 8 8 7 3 1 4 0 2

Contact

CASED DIMENSIONS LIMITED Adam Essex
Telephone: 02895900804
Email: adam.essex@caseddimensions.com

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
No
Cloud deployment model
Private cloud
Service constraints
Support only available during 7-7 Monday to Friday
System requirements
  • Microsoft Azure PaaS.
  • Azure Private Subscription.

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Response Times:
Priority 1 (Critical): 1 hour,
Priority 2 (Urgent): 1 day,
Priority 3 (Routine): 3 days.

Target Resolution:
Priority 1: 1 day,
Priority 2: 5 days,
Priority 3: 10 days.
Based On Mon-Fri 7am to 7pm.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
No
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support
No
Onsite support
Yes, at extra cost
Support levels
Cloud Support Engineers provide support on a Monday - Friday 7am to 7pm basis.
Support available to third parties
Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
Documentation is provided. Clients should buy a minimum of 3 days training for key staff members at start of project.
Service documentation
Yes
Documentation formats
HTML
End-of-contract data extraction
Documentation is advised during the life-cycle of the application.

Manual capture would be required at end of contract should Client be migrating.

Processes configured are presented in a visual manner - similar to Visio. SnagIt / Capture copying of process configured is supported.
End-of-contract process
Platform is turned off in Azure by clients within their Subscription. This is a decision by each Client and fully within Client control.

Clients would be responsible for capturing configuration / data should client be leaving service.

Should client wish to extend service, Cased Dimensions will be happy to discuss renewal.

Using the service

Web browser interface
Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install
No
Designed for use on mobile devices
Yes
Differences between the mobile and desktop service
The service has been developed to provide optimised display for mobile users compared to desktop users. Access remains via desktop or mobile web browser and functionality remains the same. Mobile users with no network signal utilise store and sync functionalities.
Service interface
Yes
Description of service interface
Our service is web based and can be used across all major and up to date web browsers. Currently supported in Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari. The interface is HTML5 and works across all hardware platforms.
Accessibility standards
WCAG 2.1 AAA
Accessibility testing
Testing with assistive technology is part of our overall accessibility testing for Fluids365.

We ensure Fluids365 works with assistive technologies. This is so everyone can use our service with the technology they rely on, such as a screen reader or speech recognition software.
API
Yes
What users can and can't do using the API
Our framework is built to enable API connectivity. A library exists to allow repeat use of existing API connectors. If a client has an old application where an API doesn’t exist, clients can write their own API connectors and enable them within the library. This allows open connectivity to all applications - old and modern alike.
API documentation
Yes
API documentation formats
Open API (also known as Swagger)
API sandbox or test environment
Yes
Customisation available
Yes
Description of customisation
Customers can create their own customised workflows using a drag and drop solution. Admin Workflow designers are selected by the end user and they have privileges to create, edit, update and publish workflows.

Scaling

Independence of resources
The tool operates within a cloud infrastructure. Access to data tables are not restricted. The use of Power BI via Microsoft Azure ensures that access, security and integrity of data entered and availability is maintained. Records of logs and updates are retained for audit purposes.

Analytics

Service usage metrics
Yes
Metrics types
Platform works with Azure Power BI Allows users to create and manage reports integrated into our platform and uses any perameter contained within the database tables.
Reporting types
  • API access
  • Real-time dashboards

Resellers

Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Developed Vetting (DV)

Asset protection

Knowledge of data storage and processing locations
Yes
Data storage and processing locations
United Kingdom
User control over data storage and processing locations
Yes
Datacentre security standards
Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency
At least every 6 months
Penetration testing approach
‘IT Health Check’ performed by a CHECK service provider
Protecting data at rest
Physical access control, complying with CSA CCM v3.0
Data sanitisation process
Yes
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 is imported and exported using CSV files.
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • Other
Other data export formats
Manual Capture
Data import formats
Other
Other data import formats
Manual Capture

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • Private network or public sector network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Other
Other protection between networks
Application is deployed in a Secure Client owned Azure subscription.

Data is also additionally encrypted using Azure API management and HTTPs Certificates.
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
Aligned to Microsoft Azure SLA for subscription Client deploys service within. Microsoft guarantee that Apps running in a customer subscription will be available 99.95% of the time.
Approach to resilience
Aligned to Microsoft Azure SLA for data centre Client deploys service within. Please see https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/cloud-platform/global-datacenters and https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/TrustCenter/
Outage reporting
Public dashboard and email alerts as alerted by Microsoft Services.

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
Yes
User authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
Access is restricted with the use of single user sign on using Microsoft AD to authenticate. 2 Factor authentication is utilised to validate the users credentials for access to the tool.
Access restriction testing frequency
At least every 6 months
Management access authentication
  • 2-factor authentication
  • Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)
  • Identity federation with existing provider (for example Google Apps)
  • Other
Description of management access authentication
Role based authentication. As application is deployed to Client private network / subscription, Client must enable access before support is provided.

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
At least 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
At least 12 months
How long system logs are stored for
At least 12 months

Standards and certifications

ISO/IEC 27001 certification
Yes
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001
QMS
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date
08/08/2018
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover
The provision of all IT Services are all covered by ISO 27001. This includes application development team.
ISO 28000:2007 certification
No
CSA STAR certification
No
PCI certification
No
Other security certifications
Yes
Any other security certifications
  • Certifying Body: QMS ISO 9001:2015 Certificate number 300122018
  • Certifying Body: Dionach Cyber Essentials Certificate number 8620957004179553
  • Certifying Body: Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform
  • Certifying Body: Microsoft Gold Application Development
  • Certifying Body: Microsoft Silver Dynamics365
  • Certifying Body: Microsoft Cloud Service Provider
  • Certifying Body: ; Microsoft Smart Teaming Partner
  • Majority of government staff SC or DV Cleared

Security governance

Named board-level person responsible for service security
Yes
Security governance certified
Yes
Security governance standards
ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes
We are aligned to RMADS standards as an organisation.

Physical office locations are compliant to NCSC standards.

We are Cyber Essentials certified as an organisation.

We are also ISO27001 accredited and follow stringent processes to ensure that these are followed and reviewed.

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
Cased Dimensions follows ITIL Change and Configuration management process for management of our company assets. When Fluids365 is deployed to a Client environment, Client then manages the change and configuration updates to Fluids365. IE: releases / Changes occur when Client process allows updates. Application is deployed within Client private network.
Vulnerability management type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach
Cased Dimensions follows RMADS as a standard for operations management. We are ISO27001 certified each year.

All systems are automatically patched using the latest Windows updates.

We receive regular updates through the Microsoft Security Update Bulletin.

We use Microsoft Azure Security Centre to constantly monitor vulnerabilities and threats, as it produces security alerts and recommendations.
Protective monitoring type
Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach
Cased Dimensions follows RMADS as a standard for operations management. We are ISO27001 certified each year.

All systems are automatically patched using the latest Windows updates.

We receive regular updates through the Microsoft Security Update Bulletin.

We use Microsoft Azure Security Centre to constantly monitor vulnerabilities and threats, as it produces security alerts and recommendations.
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
Cased Dimensions follows RMADS as a standard for operations management. We are ISO27001 certified each year.

Incident Management is ITIL aligned and certified to ISO27001 and ISO9001 each year. Users can report incidents through phone and email, if applicable we provide tailored monthly incident reports using SLA Monitoring.

Secure development

Approach to secure software development best practice
Supplier-defined process

Public sector networks

Connection to public sector networks
No

Pricing

Price
£1,000 a virtual machine a month
Discount for educational organisations
No
Free trial available
Yes
Description of free trial
We allow a two month trial. The software is free, however the client must pay for 3 days professional service (£900 per day) for setup and training. This is to ensure client is productive in trialling.

License for Fluids365 is free during trial. Prices as per our rate card.

Service documents

Request an accessible format
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need versions of these documents in a more accessible format, email the supplier at adam.essex@caseddimensions.com. Tell them what format you need. It will help if you say what assistive technology you use.