Enhanced features, workflows, ease of use and robust 3rd party integration meet demand for organizational real estate cost reduction and energy management tools
Brighton, February 22, 2010 – The Planon Group, a global provider of enterprise real estate and facilities management software, today announced the release of the latest version of its software featuring major enhancements to the core suite of solutions. Planon’s latest version (2010.A) builds upon its mission to provide companies with innovative, easy-to-use solutions that reduce costs and improve environmental sustainability by smarter utilization of facilities and real estate assets.
Planon’s latest release is an enhanced version of its innovative series of facilities and real estate solutions, featuring many new components aimed at improving ease of use and solution integration while delivering the full cost savings potential of Integrated Workplace Management Solutions (IWMS).
“Global organizations today want to do business with established companies that are financially solid and offer ways to help them reduce costs,” Pierre Guelen, Founder and CEO, Planon Group. “Planon has been profitable since inception, growing more than 22% annually in all markets for the past 12 years. Our success and our commitment to making a substantial investment in research and development, makes us the smart choice for IWMS.”
Featuring 18 major enhancements across the entire solution portfolio, Planon’s latest version is designed to help with core real estate and facility functionality including:
“By integrating with Building Automation Systems, Planon is broadening the scope so companies can move beyond data collection to operate on a single, unified platform for integrated data sharing to improve efficiency, maximize costs savings and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by optimizing energy usage across the portfolio,” said Jorge Moreno, Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan. “Through this integration, Planon makes portfolio management easier for end-users by giving them the ability to capture, track and then analyze building information.”
The latest version of Planon’s Enterprise Solution (2010.A) is now generally available.
“Planon not only enables us to improve and innovate our processes, but also delivers our clients full visibility and transparency on
our services, offering them greater performance and reactivity and, ultimately, the best value for their money.”
– Pascal Milland, Vice President Facilities Management Services, Sodexo
“The management reports that we can generate have given us a much better picture of space utilisation. Improved visibility into our
resource use enables us to plan better, manage work orders more efficiently and to make better use of our time.”
– Maryanne Keller, Head of Facility Management, Bayer
“Planon’s ability to listen, react and then adapt as our project progressed was second to none. We have now achieved all the
objectives that we set at the beginning of the project. The ROI provided to clients is now undeniable, and can be quantified project
– Christophe Carlier, Head of Processes Information System Project Management, Exprimm
“We also appreciated the richness of the range of services offered by Planon."
– Pascal Benoit, Chief Procurement Officer and France Procurement, Real Estate & Infrastructure Director, EMEA
“Using Planon led to considerable time and cost savings.”
– F.J. Edelijn, Shell Technology Exploration & Production B.V.
“No other system had the same comprehensive functionality and the facility to customise this to meet our requirements.”
– Richard Newell, Facilities Manager, MBDA Missile Systems