Published: 22 September 2014



Idox plc (AIM: IDOX), a leading supplier of specialist document management collaboration solutions and services to highly regulated asset intensive industries and the UK public sector, announces its Engineering Information Management (EIM) Division has agreed to supply its new state-of-the-art FusionLive SaaS engineering collaboration solution, specifically designed for the construction and engineering industries, to Colas Group globally. Colas Group is a global leader in roads and transport infrastructure and will be running 77,000 individual projects in 2015.
 
As a new generation "Cloud" based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution, FusionLive brings together the advanced document management features of the heritage BuildOnline solution with the robust business processes of the Citadon Collaboration Workspace solution.  Colas subsidiaries around the world  will use McLaren's SaaS solution to better manage their thousands of projects worldwide through the use of the revolutionary user interface, utilising state-of-the-art technology including the Business Intelligence Portal for real time 'Project Dashboards' enabling rapid decision making.

Richard Kellett-Clarke, CEO of Idox, commented:
 
"This contract further consolidates McLaren's market leadership in the world's largest Architecture, Engineering and Construction  (AEC) companies as a "best in class" SaaS solution provider. As the global trend toward 'Mega Infrastructure' projects continues the need for scalable, robust collaboration solutions such as FusionLive across the entire supply chain is driving adoption.  Our proven ability to deliver these solutions in German, French, Polish and English in every market across the globe is unique."
 
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Enquiries:
 
Idox plc                                                           +44 (0) 870 333 7101
Martin Brooks, Chairman
Richard Kellett-Clarke, Chief Executive
Jane Mackie, Chief Financial Officer
 
N+1 Singer (NOMAD and Broker)                   +44 (0) 20 7496 3000
Shaun Dobson / Nick Donovan
 
Leander (Financial PR)                                   +44 (0) 7795 168 157
Christian Taylor-Wilkinson
 
About Idox plc
 
Idox plc is a supplier of specialist document management collaboration solutions and services to the public sector and increasingly to highly regulated asset intensive industries around the world in the wider corporate sector.
 
Its Public Sector Software Division is the leading applications provider to UK local government for core functions relating to land, people and property, such as its market leading planning systems and election management software. Over 90% of UK local authorities are now customers. The Division provides public sector organisations with tools to manage information and knowledge, documents, content, business processes and workflow as well as connecting directly with the citizen via the web. It also supplies, predominantly to the public sector in the UK and internationally, decision support content such as grants and planning policy information as well as related specialist services, including election management solutions.
 
The Engineering Information Management Division delivers engineering document control, project collaboration and facility management applications to many leading companies in industries such as oil & gas, architecture and construction, mining, utilities, pharmaceuticals and transportation in North America and around the world.
 
The Group employs over 570 staff located in the UK, the USA, Canada, Europe, India and Australia.
 
For more information see www.idoxplc.com.


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