Platform Options

CALUMO can be deployed in one of two ways. You decide what is best for your organisation. EITHER use our Private Cloud IT infrastructure [CALUMO-as-a-Service] OR you use your own IT infrastructure [CALUMO-on-your-Premises].

You choose!

Cloud vs On Premises


CALUMO-as-a-Service (Cloud) CALUMO-on-your-Premises
Purchase type/cost Monthly fee starting at 5 users.  Volume discounts apply. Up-front purchase of perpetual licenses with an annual software maintenance fees for upgrades etc.
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Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Included in cost Provided by you
Infrastructure (hardware and operating systems) Included in cost Provided by you
Automatic updates applied Yes Patches and upgrades need to be applied manually at your convenience
Management of service CALUMO staff manage infrastructure, backups and software maintenance You are responsible for infrastructure, backups and software maintenance
Hardware updates and upgrades CALUMO lives in the Microsoft Azure cloud. You receive the benefit of upgrades and new services in Azure through your use of CALUMO You are responsible hardware upgrades and updates
Support 24 hour, hands-on support if required 24 hour support. Remote access must be configured for hands-on support
Security CALUMO is housed within Microsoft’s highly secure Azure cloud. CALUMO software is tested with regular 3rd party penetration testing You are responsible for managing infrastructure security
Access to all devices off-domain Automatic access to data (with username and password) anywhere for phones, tables and PC’s You configure off-domain access

1. Save significant time for finance people.

2. Remove key man risk. Report should not be dependent on 1 or 2 people.

3. Self-service BI – business users access their reports and can answer questions themselves.

1. Built and run by Finance People.

2. Dramatically reduce the time and cost involved in the budget process.

3. Significantly increase accuracy. Remove the risk of human error involved in manual data handling.

1. Instant access for Instant visibility.

2. Analyze with ease.

3. Built for finance people and business analysts.

1. Reforecast at a moment’s notice.

2. Remove the constraint of financial year end for decision making.

3. Decrease time required for the budget process.

1. Get answers Instantly, save hours of efforts.

2. Reduce spend on audit fees.

3. Reduce Finance’s investigation time.

1. Access all your data. Make decisions now.

2. Access to your data at any time

3. Don’t wait for other people for information

1. Save days, weeks and months while dramatically improving user satisfaction

2. No more dumping 1,000’s of transactions and massaging in the hope of finding answers.

3. No more waiting for IT or Finance to produce special analysis

1. Get answers Instantly, save hours.

2. Reduce spend on audit fees.

3. Reduce Finance’s investigation time.

1. Dynamic, live and interactive.

2. Month-end is complete when the last journal is posted.

3. No more printing required.

1. Professional and really good looking

2. Use data from any source

3. Always have the very latest data

1. No bottlenecks. You are not dependent on other people.

2. Build Reports with speed and ease

3. Use your existing knowledge of Excel for fast report building

1. Keep Excel as your report authoring tool

2. Remove the excess workbooks you don’t need with Excel

3. Convert Excel sheets to dynamic web pages

1. Fast report building – Finance people and Business Analysts can build and share reports in minutes.

2. Self Service BI i.e. no reliance on IT to produce reports.

3. Trusted and enterprise grade database.

Web Users have read and write (reporting, budgeting and forecasting) access to all CALUMO Web Portal content.
Office Connected Users have access to CALUMO Office integration with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
CALUMO Private Cloud Server Subscription