Real Estate Management in the True Cloud

Lucernex Launches the Next Generation IWMS Cloud on OpenStack

Posted on: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

DALLAS (July 15, 2014) – Lucernex Technologies, the leading provider of True Cloud delivered IWMS solutions has, with its recent upgrade, launched the first IWMS Next Generation Cloud on the OpenStack platform developed by NASA and Rackspace.

Lucernex is the first and only True Cloud delivered IWMS solution; leading the conversion of the IWMS market from traditional client/server and custom hosted solutions to a modern SaaS/True Cloud application suite.

Lucernex continues to drive innovation in the IWMS market. We were the first to release web-based IWMS solutions in 2001, the first to release IWMS mobile in 2010 and the first and still only True Cloud IWMS solution launched in 2009”, said Joe Valeri, Lucernex President and co-founder, “We firmly believe that the IWMS market will continue its rapid shift towards the True Cloud and we plan to remain the trend-setter and leader in that conversion in the same way companies like Salesforce.com, Netsuite and now Workday are doing in their respective markets”.

The OpenStack platform has been embraced by over 190 companies like HP, Intel, Cisco, Best Buy, Disney, Comcast, Sony, Paypal, Wells Fargo, Workday and many more.1

Openstack technology offers a host of next generation capabilities. Most important to Lucernex users is how use of OpenStack will allow more rapid and agile development of new features into Lx IWMS along with faster performance and much quicker and easier scalability of the True Cloud environment to meet any level of customer use.

Lx IWMS includes modules for: Market Analysis and Site Selection; Project Management, Lease Administration, Rent Accounting and Lease Analysis; Facilities Maintenance and Asset Management; and Capital Program and Project Management. All of Lx IWMS is delivered in the True Cloud on one code base and one database, all purpose-built by Lucernex for large customer facing real estate portfolios.

Lucernex has completed SSAE 16 Type II audits every year since the introduction of that security standard on its internal operations. Rackspace Cloud, the host of Lx IWMS, is also SSAE 16 Type II compliant, ensuring optimal performance and security.

1 – OpenStack User Stories taken from https://www.openstack.org/user-stories on July 11th, 2014 at 10am EST.

About the OpenStack
OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface. It is managed by a consortium of over 190 companies (www.openstack.org/foundation/companies/) including most of the worlds leading technology firms. More information can be found at www.openstack.org.

About Lucernex
Founded in 2000, Lucernex Technologies provides real estate professionals with powerful True Cloud solutions to manage the entire location lifecycle. All Lucernex solutions were purpose built for owners and managers of large customer facing real estate portfolios and can manage any size portfolio of leased and owned properties. Advanced technology drives all Lucernex solutions ensuring they are fully mobile enabled, international, secure and easy to integrate with the enterprise. Lx Retail IWMS from Lucernex, is the marketing leading IWMS solution, used by Fortune 500 companies every day to select, open and manage their locations better. For more information, please visit www.lucernex.com.