ARES Software UK Ltd

ARES PRISM SOFTWARE SUITE

PRISM G2 and the new PRISM GO form a complete enterprise project and contract management software solution for planning and executing capital projects with dependable EVM forecasts, cost control, and performance measurement. Integrate and standardize management processes with modules Estimating, Cost Management, Engineering, Procurement, Contracts, Field Management, Documents and Dashboards.

Features

  • Perform earned value analysis
  • Perform earned value analysis
  • Pinpoint potential problems with realtime forecasting
  • Create unlimited control accounts required for cost summarizations
  • Timephase baseline budgets to track responsibility, scope and corrective action
  • Summarize cost details enterprise reporting periods
  • Measure performance and productivity using cost, hour and quantity
  • MultiCurrency Capability
  • Document Management and Workflow
  • Integration, data mining, data analysis, dashboards

Benefits

  • Seamless data integration from conception to completion
  • Realtime cost tracking, variance analysis and forecasting
  • Early warning indicators (KPIs) to identify performance issues
  • Meet project requirements with powerful analytics and custom reporting
  • Webbased dashboards with, KPIs at the enterprise, portfolio, project
  • Optimize cash flow to increase profitability
  • Decrease project management overhead costs
  • Eliminate spreadsheets and have confidence in your data
  • Simplify month end progress and status reporting
  • Integrate with Oracle ® Primavera P6, Microsoft ® Project etc

Pricing

£227.00 a user a month

  • Education pricing available
  • Free trial available

Service documents

Framework

G-Cloud 12

Service ID

9 5 0 1 9 4 5 4 1 5 9 5 2 1 5

Contact

ARES Software UK Ltd

Lateef Daly

07800 665049

ldaly@aresprism.com

Service scope

Software add-on or extension
No
Cloud deployment model
Private cloud
Service constraints
Not applicable, first year maintenance required
System requirements
  • Minimum and recommended hardware requirements for Workstations
  • Processor Power min 2.00 GHz recommended 2.66 GHz
  • RAM min 4 GB recommended 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Storage min 5 GB recommended 15 GB
  • Monitor resolution min 1280 x 1024 recommended 1600 x 1200
  • LAN / Internet connection speed 100 mbytes/sec minimum 1000 prefered

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Within working day
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility
WCAG 2.1 AAA
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
Standard support is included with Software Maintenance renewed annually.
Support available to third parties
Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Getting started
Installation and User Manuals are provided at no addition charge. Onsite training and implementation Services are available. See the G Cloud listing for "ARES PRISM G2 Services"
Service documentation
Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction
Prior to terminating the contract with ARES, the consumer is able to transfer all their data out of the solution (e.g. using the Hosting Partner portal to export Virtual Machines).
End-of-contract process
When the organisation terminates their agreement with ARES, the Hosting Partner we ensure all of the organisation’s data is deleted.

Using the service

Web browser interface
Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
Application to install
No
Designed for use on mobile devices
Yes
Differences between the mobile and desktop service
The Field Progressing Mobile Application allows tablet and I-pad users to access PRISM G2 Field Progressing Package.
Service interface
Yes
Description of service interface
CRM hosted on Salesforce.com
Accessibility standards
WCAG 2.1 AAA
Accessibility testing
Standard Salesforce.com
API
Yes
What users can and can't do using the API
Included integration with P6, INGR, MS Project, SAP
API documentation
Yes
API documentation formats
PDF
API sandbox or test environment
No
Customisation available
Yes
Description of customisation
Customizations are available at an additional cost and can be quoted as needed.

Scaling

Independence of resources
Scales automatically.

Analytics

Service usage metrics
Yes
Metrics types
Service usage reports are available monthly from the Hosting Provider.
Reporting types
Reports on request

Resellers

Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Other security clearance
Government security clearance
Up to Security Clearance (SC)

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
Supplier-defined controls
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 SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
  • Physical access control, complying with another standard
  • Encryption of all physical media
  • Scale, obfuscating techniques, or data storage sharding
Data sanitisation process
No
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
The customer has complete autonomy of how data is stored and managed within their virtual environment. Data can be extracted either from within the VM (for example, copying data over virtual networks), or the entire VM (for example, exporting as a VMDK or OVF).
Data export formats
Other
Other data export formats
PRISM G2 Database
Data import formats
Other
Other data import formats
PRISM G2 Database

Data-in-transit protection

Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)
Data protection within supplier network
Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Guaranteed availability
99.90%
Approach to resilience
A number of options enable you to build resilience into your applications. We offer Compute Intensive Infrastructure from two geographically distinct sites, both located in the UK and separated by over 100km for excellent geo-diversity.
Outage reporting
All outages will be reported via the Service Status page and the notifications service within the PRISM G2/UKCloud Portal.  Outages are identified as Planned maintenance, Emergency maintenance, and platform issues.  In addition, the designated Technical Account Manager will proactively contact customers as appropriate.

Identity and authentication

User authentication needed
Yes
User authentication
Public key authentication (including by TLS client certificate)
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels
For online systems (e.g. Customer Portal & API interfaces), all users are required to have a unique username, password and memorable word combination. Customers may also use 2FA authentication tokens.
Access restriction testing frequency
At least once a year
Management access authentication
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
User-defined
Access to supplier activity audit information
Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for
User-defined
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
National Quality Assessors, NQA-USA
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date
12/16/2019
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover
The PRISM Software as well as all ARES business functions are covered by our ISO certification. Hosting options/services are covered by our hosting partners' ISO certifications.
ISO 28000:2007 certification
No
CSA STAR certification
No
PCI certification
No
Other security certifications
No

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
Information security policies and processes provided by hosting provider.

Operational security

Configuration and change management standard
Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach
Configuration and change management type provided by hosting provider.
Vulnerability management type
Supplier-defined controls
Vulnerability management approach
Vulnerability management approach provided by hosting provider.
Protective monitoring type
Supplier-defined controls
Protective monitoring approach
Protective monitoring approach provided by hosting provider.
Incident management type
Supplier-defined controls
Incident management approach
Incident management approach provided by hosting provider.

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
No

Pricing

Price
£227.00 a user a month
Discount for educational organisations
Yes
Free trial available
Yes
Description of free trial
30 day software evaluation copies are available. limitations may apply based on Hosting provider availability.

Service documents

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