Organizations across the Corporate, Education, Government and Healthcare Markets Continue to Benefit from VFA’s Solutions to Manage Facility Capital Assets
BOSTON—January 31, 2013—VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced profitable growth and the addition of 87 new customers in 2012, including Norwegian Cruise Lines, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, DePauw University, Union Bank, the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and a multi-year deal with the Province of British Columbia. There are now more than 600 organizations across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom in the corporate, education, government and healthcare sectors using VFA’s software solutions to manage their facility capital assets.
In 2012, VFA most notably announced version 10.0 of its flagship facilities capital planning and management software solution, VFA.facility® , adding support for multiple cost sources to enable facility managers and their partners to estimate the cost of capital renewal and repair projects with even greater accuracy. Additionally, VFA released version 4.0 of its facility self-assessment solution, VFA.auditor Mobile™, featuring a new tablet user interface and enhanced functionality that enables tablet users to capture facility data more efficiently and intuitively.
VFA also acquired the Altus Capital Planning division of Altus Group to strengthen its leadership position for facilities capital planning in North America.
“We continue to seek customer input and respond to their needs by providing them with innovative facilities capital planning and management solutions,” said Jerry Kokos, president and CEO, VFA. “The enhancements we made last year to VFA.facility and VFA.auditor Mobile are significantly improving the way facility managers strategically plan, budget and manage their portfolios.”
VFA.facility was selected as a University Business 2012 Readers’ Choice Top Product for making a positive difference at colleges and universities. One of VFA’s customers, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Facilities Division, received the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Sheila Sheridan Award for Sustainable Design and Energy Efficient Projects by combining standard facility condition assessments with comprehensive green building assessments in partnership with VFA.
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