Changes to the eB product lines

We are making a number of changes to the eB product lines. These changes are detailed below.

Product renaming

1. eB Insight Services -> eB Information Manager

Highlighting the role of controlling information and managing change throughout the asset lifecycle, eB Insight Services has been renamed as eB Information Manager.

2. eB Insight Asset Definition Services -> Bentley Asset Registry Server

The Bentley Asset Registry Server combines the capabilities of the previous eB Insight Asset Definition Services and the change management capabilities previously delivered by eB Nuclear Configuration Services, which has been discontinued.  Engineering Designer which previously required eB Nuclear Configuration Services would now require Bentley Asset Registry Server.

3. eB Insight Records Management Services -> Bentley Records Management Server

To better position our Records Management capabilities as a capability applicable to both eB and ProjectWise users, the product has been renamed.  At this time, ProjectWise users wishing  to add Records Management capabilities will need to deploy eB Information Manager, Bentley Records Management Server and the ProjectWise Connector.

4. eB Insight FTR Services -> Bentley FTR Indexing Server

A simple renaming in support of an overall re-branding of capabilities that may become common across multiple product lines.

5. eB Insight Kofax Scanning Services-> Bentley Kofax Scanning Server

A simple renaming in support of an overall re-branding of capabilities that may become common across multiple product lines.

6. eB Insight SDK -> eB Information Manager SDK

Simple renaming to maintain alignment of the SDK module naming

7. eB Insight QuickLinks -> eB QuickLinks

Simple renaming to maintain alignment of the module naming

 

Product Discontinuation

1. eB Insight Transmittal Services

Going forward the existing transmittal capabilities in eB will be licensed using the Bentley Transmittals Services license.  This means the same license can be used to enable transmittal capabilities for eB and ProjectWise systems.  Today, the same existing eB transmittal capabilities are still used, but in future releases this will be replaced by the new Bentley Transmittals Services software implementationUsers of this product will be migrated to Bentley Transmittals Services, as of their next contract renewal

2. eB Insight Handover Services

This product has been discontinued and the capabilities included in the core eB Information Manager to reduce the overall number of product licenses required.  This functionality is now included in eB Information Manager. We will no longer accept new sales of this product, but will allow account to keep this under SELECT for now.

 
3. eB Data Quality Manager

eB Data Quality Manager is being replace by a new data loading capability specifically for eB Information Manager called Bentley Data Quality Server. The new Bentley Data Quality Server is built on top of Microsoft SQL Server Integration Service.  Transition of existing users from the previous eB Data Quality Manager product (based on Lifecycle Server) to the new Bentley Data Quality Server will need to be handled on a case by case basis with the assistance of Bentley Professional Service.  This is being replaced with the new product Bentley Data Quality Server. We will no longer accept new sales of this product, but will allow account to keep this under SELECT for now.


4. eB Insight Print Services

This separate license is no longer required.  The printing services within eB Information Manager are now enabled by licensing the ProjectWise InterPlot Server instance that the printing services are dependent upon.

5. eB Insight Rendition Services

This separate license is no longer required.  The renditioning services within eB Information Manager are now enabled by licensing the ProjectWise InterPlot Server instance that the renditioning services are dependent upon.

6. eB Content Reader Service

This is no longer tracked as a separate product line item. 

7. eB OCR Services

 This is no longer tracked as a separate product line item.

8. AssetWise Passport

Re- confirmation of this previously discontinued product.  As previously announced, this product has been discontinued and the AssetWise Passport has been merged into the Bentley Passport. Contracts are being migrated as of the next renewal.

9. Contributor Visa

Re- confirmation of this previously discontinued Visa product.  As previously announced, this Visa product has been discontinued and only a Bentley Passport license is required for user access. Contracts are being migrated as of the next renewal.

10. Configurator Visa

Re- confirmation of this previously discontinued Visa product.  As previously announced, this Visa product has been discontinued and only a Bentley Passport license is required for user access. Contracts are being migrated as of the next renewal.

11. Document Controller Visa

Re- confirmation of this previously discontinued Visa product.  As previously announced, this Visa product has been discontinued and only a Bentley Passport license is required for user access. Contracts are being migrated as of the next renewal.

12. eB Nuclear Configuration Services

We will no longer accept new sales of this product, but will allow account to keep this under SELECT for now.  Since eB Nuclear Configuration Services prerequisite the eB Insight Asset Definition Services (now Bentley Asset Registry Server),existing users of this product already have the appropriate license moving forward.

13. eB Nuclear Cable Raceway Services

The capabilities provided by this product are now included in the Bentley Asset Registry Server product.  We will no longer accept new sales of this product, but will allow account to keep this under SELECT for now.

14. eB Nuclear Corrective Action Services

The capabilities provided by this product are important and broadly applicable outside the nuclear industry. To leverage that broad applicability the capabilities enabled by this product are now included as part of the Bentley Actions Management Server.

15. eB Nuclear Operating Experience Services

This product is primarily the specific configuration of capabilities provided by other products.  Moving forward that configuration will be provided by Bentley Professional Services offerings and also require a Bentley Actions Management Server license.

16. eB Nuclear Observations Services

This product is primarily the specific configuration of capabilities provided by other products.  Moving forward that configuration will be provided by Bentley Professional Services offerings and also require a Bentley Actions Management Server license.

17. eB Nuclear Engineering Service Request Services

This product is primarily the specific configuration of capabilities provided by other products.  Moving forward that configuration will be provided by Bentley Professional Services offerings and also require a Bentley Actions Management Server license.

18. eB Nuclear Knowledge Management Services

This product is primarily the specific configuration of capabilities provided by other products.  Moving forward that configuration will be provided by Bentley Professional Services offerings and also require a Bentley Actions Management Server license.

19. eB Nuclear Self Assessment Services

This product is primarily the specific configuration of capabilities provided by other products.  Moving forward that configuration will be provided by Bentley Professional Services offerings and also require a Bentley Actions Management Server license.

20. eB Nuclear Benchmarking Services

This product is primarily the specific configuration of capabilities provided by other products.  Moving forward that configuration will be provided by Bentley Professional Services offerings and also require a Bentley Actions Management Server license.

21. eB Nuclear Human Performance Services

This product is primarily the specific configuration of capabilities provided by other products.  Moving forward that configuration will be provided by Bentley Professional Services offerings and also require a Bentley Actions Management Server license.

22. eB Standard Viewer

This capability is no longer provided due to the discontinuation of the OpenText (Spicer) OEM contract.  Users interested in this capability should evaluate the use of Bentley Navigator, Adobe Reader and/or the IGC BRAVA viewer with eB. 

23. eB Enhanced Viewer

This capability is no longer provided due to the discontinuation of the OpenText (Spicer) OEM contract.  Users interested in this capability should evaluate the use of Bentley Navigator, Adobe Reader and/or the IGC BRAVA viewer with eB. 

24. eB Web Viewer

This capability is no longer provided due to the discontinuation of the OpenText (Spicer) OEM contract.  Users interested in this capability should evaluate the use of Bentley Navigator, Adobe Reader and/or the IGC BRAVA viewer with eB. 

New Product

1. Bentley Data Quality Server

Provides scalable, standards-based data quality verification and bulk import functionality to a workgroup, project, or enterprise. Efficiently consolidates and integrates data from external sources to populate a central data store provided by eB Information Manager. Working together with eB Information Manager provides comprehensive change management down to the attribute level as well as configurable data integrity analysis. Based on the Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services product.

2. Bentley Actions Management Server

Provides the forms, event and workflow capabilities related to managing information collected through forms and passed through a workflow for validation and approval.  Typical uses cases include surveys, condition reports, action tracking and contract administration. Used in conjunction with Bentley Asset Registry Server it allows the collection of information in the context of the assets they might pertain to.  Enables corrective action processes previously provided by the eB Nuclear Corrective Action Services product.

 

 

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