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eMaint CMMS

eMaint, a Fluke company, is a computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) solution that assists thousands of businesses worldwide to manage enterprise assets, streamline workflows, track inventory and schedule preventive and... Read more

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Asset Essentials

Dude Solutions provides a suite of cloud-based maintenance management applications that provides businesses with centralized requests, automated maintenance workflows and reporting. Asset Essentials is suitable for manufacturers,... Read more

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MPulse

MPulse CMMS software provides integrated tracking, scheduling, and reporting tools for equipment and facilities maintenance organizations. The system offers flexible deployment options and compatibility with virtually any device, while... Read more

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FTMaintenance

FTMaintenance is a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) that helps businesses of all sizes manage equipment, assets and facilities. With FTMaintenance, maintenance professionals can organize and control operations by automating... Read more

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Maintenance Connection

Maintenance Connection is a cloud-based software system for maintenance management. It is suitable for businesses of all sizes in general facilities management, healthcare, manufacturing, government, utilities, warehouses, energy development,... Read more

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Fiix

Fiix is a cloud-based computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) that helps businesses organize their maintenance departments, get on top of maintenance backlog, and work towards preventive maintenance. The CMMS helps manage... Read more

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UpKeep

UpKeep is a cloud-based integrated computerized maintenance management (CMMS) and enterprise asset management (EAM) solution that provides businesses functionalities to manage their assets and facilities. The solution is accessible... Read more

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Infor EAM

Infor EAM solutions provide an enterprise asset management solution for companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, distribution, government entities, energy and service organizations. The solution helps... Read more

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IBM Maximo

Maximo Asset Management by IBM combines asset management with maintenance management. From a single system, companies can monitor and manage the full life cycle of their enterprise assets, including facilities, communications, transportation,... Read more

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MaintiMizer

MAINTIMIZER from Ashcom Technologies is a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) with integrated enterprise asset management (EAM) solution capabilities. The solution comes in three different variants based on their deployment... Read more

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TabWare CMMS/EAM

TabWare is a full-featured CMMS/EAM solution made exclusively for maintenance managers.The solution contains advanced analytics that make use of the data created stored during day-to-day operations so that companies can gain full visibility... Read more

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MAPCON

MAPCON is a maintenance management solution for manufacturing and facilities industries that offers standalone asset management, preventive maintenance, work order management and more. The solution provides mobile apps for iOS and... Read more

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Axxerion CMMS

Axxerion CMMS is a cloud-based computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) suitable for any size company in different sectors including real estate, corporate, health care, education, retail, residential, manufacturing, service... Read more

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Maintenance5000

Maintenance5000 is a cloud-based and on-premise maintenance management solution for small, medium and large businesses. It caters to companies in commercial, education, government, healthcare and not for profit verticals. Primary features... Read more

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Sprocket CMMS

Dematic Sprocket is a cloud-based enterprise asset management (EAM) solution that caters to businesses of all sizes across various industry verticals. Users can range from a single facility site to a multi-facility deployment spread... Read more

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Agility by SSG Insight

Agility by SSG Insight is an integrated cloud-based computerized maintenance management (CMMS) and facilities management (CAFM) solution that helps maintenance and facility managers to manage their organizations' maintenance operations.... Read more

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CHAMPS EAM

CMMS and enterprise asset management space, CHAMPS offers CMMS/EAM functionality to mid-size and enterprise-level organizations. Asset and maintenance management tools from CHAMPS can help these organizations optimize the lifecycle... Read more

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HCSS Equipment360

Equipment360 is a shop management and fleet maintenance solution that allows construction companies to manage assets and inventory, schedule and plan for preventive and predictive maintenance, manage mechanics and work orders, perform... Read more

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BradyConnect

BradyConnect Inspection Manager is an integrated asset and inspection management solution that enables organizations worldwide to efficiently manage assets, standardize inspection programs, perform inspections on-site and remotely... Read more

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eWorkOrders

eWorkOrders is a cloud-based maintenance management solution offering an integrated suite of tools to manage work orders, asset management, inventory management and preventative maintenance. The software solution provides users with... Read more

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Buyer's guide


Last Updated: April 1, 2019

Enterprise asset management (EAM) software offers businesses a way to manage maintenance, spare parts inventory and asset tracking across an enterprise. In terms of functionality, EAMs are related to traditional computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)—but EAM software goes further, helping manage the entire life cycle of equipment and other assets.

In this guide, we’ll describe the common capabilities of EAMs, the benefits they provide and a comparison between EAM and CMMS software. This can help buyers determine the right system for their needs. We’ll cover:

What Is EAM Software?
Common Functionality of EAM Software
What Type of Buyer Are You?

What Is EAM Software?

An EAM system is sometimes described as a “CMMS on steroids,” but this is a bit of an oversimplification. As a starting point, however, let’s review the common functionality of a CMMS:

These tools help users manage the maintenance of assets and equipment, from generating work orders to using reports to identify areas of improvement. Many EAM systems will offer CMMS functionality. But an EAM takes it to the next level, adding complete life cycle management functionality to help users realize the full return on investment in assets.

EAM systems emerged in the 1990s, as tools to take advantage of computer networking via the Internet. Instead of using isolated CMMSs at each facility, companies could adopt just one EAM system and standardize with it across the enterprise.

Today, several CMMS vendors have morphed their product into an EAM system, added features or marketed their system as handling both. So, while the distinction is blurry, the rise of EAM gives larger companies robust tools for their enterprise maintenance goals.

In short, companies will want to use an EAM when taking a more holistic, analytical view of operations. A CMMS is a repository for data—but an EAM system can facilitate data-driven decision-making.

The chart below shows some basic differences between CMMS and EAM functionality:

CMMS
EAM
Track and store machinery and spare parts Track and store machinery and spare parts as well as broader asset categories, including IT assets and facilities
Analyze data about machine downtime, work order completion rates and maintenance costs Analyze data about all types of assets and financial information for departments and locations at a high-level
Schedule and track maintenance through work orders Schedule and track maintenance; plan and follow capital projects through completion

Common Functionality of EAM Software

EAM applications expand the scope of a stand-alone CMMS beyond maintenance management, in order to maximize the useful life of assets. These applications can include:

Asset hierarchy. Forming an asset hierarchy helps keep track of several pieces of equipment across multiple