History & Milestones

Additional Resources
PDF Introduction to ARCHIBUS  
PDF ARCHIBUS Fact Sheet  

"We’ve been able to reduce the amount of reconfigurations and reduced the cost of leasing…as a result of the management tools that ARCHIBUS provides. In one location we’re looking at (savings of) about $320,000 a year and another location was $269,000 a year. Management is very happy with ARCHIBUS."
Darrell Holmes
Director of Corporate Workspace Strategy, Analysis and Planning
Constellation Energy

ARCHIBUS History and Milestones

ARCHIBUS, Inc.

18 Tremont Street

Boston, MA 02108 USA

Telephone: +1 617 227 2508

Fax: +1 617 227 2509

 

 

1980

Developed primary FM Automation frameworks and foundations for ARCHIBUS at Harvard University

 

1982

ARCHIBUS® launched as the world's first integrated CAD and Alpha/Numeric solution for Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facilities Management applications

 

1983

Began collaboration with Autodesk, subsequently becoming Autodesk's seventh Third-Party Developer for AutoCAD®

 

1985

ARCHIBUS® delivered as the first integrated CAFM (computer-aided facilities management) system

 

1987

Became the #1 AutoCAD-based CAFM solution in the world

 

1991

Named as first & only Autodesk Strategic Developer for Facilities Management in U.S.

Developed the world's first CIFM™ (computer integrated facilities management) enterprise solution

 

1993

Named by Autodesk as "Developer of the Year for Asia/Pacific"

Became a founding member of the International Alliance for Interoperability and the first facilities management software developer of the organization

 

1995

Launched ARCHIBUS Web Central, the world's first comprehensive Internet and intranet solution for FM

Introduced the world's first IWMS system

 

1996

ARCHIBUS received the Reader's Choice Award from Today's Facility Manager Magazine

 

1998

Developed a series of Executive Information System™ access solutions to allow even casual users to access the full functionality of ARCHIBUS without extensive training

 

1999

Surpassed the 1,000,000 user mark—both Enterprise and Web-enabled

 

2001

Introduced the 9th generation of ARCHIBUS, the world's first Total Infrastructure and Facilities Management (TIFM™) solution, for sharing facilities and infrastructure knowledge across an enterprise—locally or around the world

 

2002

Released full translations of ARCHIBUS in Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Korean, and Norwegian

 

2003

Reached 3,000,000 Enterprise and Web-based users

 

2004

Introduced new Web-based solution that integrates enterprise processes and offers personalized views

 

2005

ARCHIBUS, Inc. positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the report "Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems, 2005"

Introduced Project Management, Move Management, and Capital Budgeting applications to ARCHIBUS suite of products

Formed strategic partnership with JCI company Sequentra Solutions LLC , a provider of Web-based Lease Administration, Process and Project Management software "SEQUENTRA®" and services.

Strategic partnership formed with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), an environmental engineering and consulting firm, to provide a comprehensive package of software and services for environmental management needs.

 

2006

Released ARCHIBUS V.16 solution with enhanced performance, ease of use for Windows and Web environments, and greater AutoCAD integration

Formed business alliance with NAI Global, one of the leading commercial real estate services providers worldwide

Added to network of ARCHIBUS Solutions Centers worldwide with the creation of the ARCHIBUS Solution Center—Germany—Saarbrücken

Introduced Web-based Project Management, Capital Budgeting and Move Management applications

Computerworld July 31 issue spotlights ARCHIBUS users' cost savings and other benefits from its IWMS software

ARCHIBUS, Inc. received Strategic Business Partner Award from APPA, the association serving education facilities management professionals

ARCHIBUS, Inc. positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the report "Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems, 2006"

 

2007

ARCHIBUS, Inc. establishes Environment + Sustainability Services Solution Center - along with new Centers in Germany, Romania, and Beijing - showcasing its leading real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management software

Marks 25th Anniversary with over 4,000,000 users on Web- and Enterprise-based system

 

2008

Delivered ARCHIBUS V.17 featuring new Web-based Service Desk and On Demand Work applications, integration with ESRI's GIS software and with Autodesk's Revit building information as well as Web Central enhancements to encourage a high-level of information-sharing among staff and departments

Developed the world's first Intuitive Business Transformation (IBT) applications

ARCHIBUS, Inc. is positioned again in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's “Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems, 2008” report

 

2009

ARCHIBUS TEAMS environmental software picked as a Top 100 Product by Buildings magazine (featured in June issue)

ARCHIBUS Solution Centers-Romania launched Romanian Facility Management Association (ROFA) dedicated to increasing property management business efficiency and profitability through the promotion of best practices & technologies

 

2010

Introduced ARCHIBUS V.18 to drive business transformation with new Web-based real estate and space management applications, as well as improved capabilities to identify underutilized assets, optimize resources, and improve operational performance.

ARCHIBUS released new Performance Benchmarks: ARCHIBUS Web Central processed 2,700 requests per second – a load level consistent with an organizations of 200,000 users each accessing ARCHIBUS daily

ARCHIBUS bundles Esri ArcGIS Map Services in Web Central, providing instant geo-intelligence within ARCHIBUS web products

ARCHIBUS compliant with OSCRE and COBie standards for common data exchange with real property and facilities for the Federal Government

ARCHIBUS, Inc. joined IBM Partner World Program, incorporating IBM visualization components into software suite

Delivered ARCHIBUS V. 19 to help reduce carbon footprint and lower real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management costs; new Run Anywhere architecture uses Web Services to increase collaboration. Applications include: Energy Management, Environmental Sustainability Assessment, Asset Portal, Smart Client Extension for AutoCAD® and Revit®

ARCHIBUS, Inc. listed in top 40 of Software Magazine’s annual Software 500 Rankings

 

2011

ARCHIBUS, Inc. positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the report "Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems, 2011"

Latest COBie Challenge recognizes ARCHIBUS for consuming COBie data based on public challenge parameters

ARCHIBUS ranked as 2nd largest privately-held software services company in the world in Software 500 Listing

Established ARCHIBUS Solution Centers – Spain to provide sales support and consulting services in the Iberian market

 

2012

Delivered ARCHIBUS V. 20 with environmental/risk management applications as well as improved BIM and space management functionality. Applications include: Clean Building, Waste Management, Environmental Health & Safety, Material Data Safety Sheets, and Commissioning.

Recognized by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino for 30 years of innovative software for real estate and facilities managers

ARCHIBUS, Inc., positioned for 5th time in Leaders Quadrant by Gartner, Inc., in the report "Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems"

 

2013

ARCHIBUS, Inc., positioned for 6th consecutive IWMS Review as a leader in Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management System

 

2014

ARCHIBUS, Inc., positioned for 7th consecutive IWMS Review as a leader in Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management System

ARCHIBUS, Inc., wins 2014 Tops in Technology Award for Facilities Management Software from Commercial Property Executive magazine

CIO Review names ARCHIBUS among Top 20 Proven Tech Solution Providers for Government

ARCHIBUS, Inc., named in Top 60 of Software Magazine’s 32nd Annual Software 500 

ARCHIBUS V.21.3 product release enables “Simplicity through Intelligence”

 

2015

ARCHIBUS, Inc., named in Top 60 of Software Magazine’s 33rd Annual Software 500
 
CIO Review names ARCHIBUS in Top 20 Most Promising Enterprise Asset Management Solution Providers 2015
 

ARCHIBUS V.22 release offers intelligent-Enterprise Asset Management (i-EAM) Capabilities