ArxspanSummary from Vendor: Bruker’s Arxspan ELN Suite is a comprehensive, scientific workflow solution that caters to today’s R&D environment. The fully integrated, cloud-based platform has been engineered to give its users visibility across the diverse data structures that are ubiquitous in today’s cutting edge research. Managing and automating your workflow has never been easier with key features like, embedded chemical intelligence, built-in molecular biology tools, and instrument integration. Collaboration is effortless with a centralized repository for biologics data coupled with the corresponding experimental processes. Simple to deploy, friendly UI, and agile architecture allows for a truly seamless and effective system for highly specialized, multidisciplinary teams.

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Features & Specifications

  • Interactivity

    Interface functionality

    Search functions can search across file formats and beyond typos

    • Able to search for documents within the platform, including full text search on attachments as well as data fields
    • Able to search beyond file formats
    • Able to search beyond typographical errors
    • Transparency of file structure

     

    Ability to manipulate files and images

    • Yes

     

    Support for multiple open windows

    • Yes

     

    Ability to link out

    • Yes
  • Support for Researcher Documentation

    Documentation and metadata creation

    Hyperlink Support

    • Yes

     

    Metadata Creation Prompts

    • No

     

    Rights Management (Licensing)

    • Yes

     

    Protocol Integration

    • Yes
  • Adaptability to Lab Workflows

    Platform compatibility

    Accounts/Permissions Levels

    • Yes

     

    Internal Data Sharing

    • Yes

     

    Adaptable to a Variety of Workflows

    • Yes
    • Workflows can be designed in the application
    • Technically infinite

     

    Compatibility with authoring tools

    • Yes
    • Any external document, image etc. can be bound to the experiment and view from within the ELN provided native application exists on the viewers device

     

    Windows Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    Macintosh Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Linux Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Android Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    iOS Compatible    

    • Yes
  • Storage

    Available data storage options

    Cloud Storage    

    • Yes

     

    Local Storage    

    • Yes
    • Can link out to local, or 3rd party cloud storage

     

    Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

    • Yes

     

    Versioning

    • ELN state is locked at every save
    • New documents are added and presented preservice snapshots in time of experiment and experiment document versions

     

    File Redundancy

    • All files are stored redundantly at our hot sych disaster recovery site

     

    Creates stable URLs or persistent identifiers for entries

    • Yes

     

    Can unregistered users access the data found at persistent links?

    • No
       

    Storage Capacity - Users

    • Unlimited

     

    Storage Capacity - Max File Size

    • 4GB
  • Hosting

    Software access

    Cloud

    • Yes

     

    Local

    • No

     

    Hybrid (combination of cloud and local)    

    • Yes
  • Support

    Training and maintenance offered

    Training

    • Training is offered anytime

     

    Documentation    

    • In-application documentation

     

    Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

    • Yes: Dotmatics, IDBS, CambridgeSoft, CDD, Core

     

    Compatibility with data repositories

    • Link with 3rd party repositories

     

    Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

    • Full data & attachment export

     

    Recovery Options

    • No data is ever deleted

     

    Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

    • Yes

     

    Number of Installations per institution

    • Unlimited

     

    Multiple client use

    • Unlimited (Full CRO and collaborator management)

     

    Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

    • No Harvard/HMS users
    • 50+ Broad Institute users

     

    Other higher-education users

    • Several hundred in the US
  • Security

    Compliance with Harvard security

    Harvard Security Levels

    • No information provided

     

    Backdoor accessibility

    • No information provided

     

  • Other

    Additional features

    Open Science/Open Data Efforts

    • No information provided

     

    Academically Oriented

    • No information provided

     

    Cost (per seat)    

    • Academic pricing available 

     

    Dictation/voice input

    • Yes, if device supported

     

    Data Entry

    • Multiple device supported

     

    Platform Integrations

    • Multiple registration, inventory, assay management, project management tools etc.

     

  • Tiers of Services

    Features and costs associated
    • Arxspan provides various levels of service
    • Free support is via email with average response times 30 minutes