This latest release of the Pro Cloud Server features a number of performance and stability upgrades, while also streamlining Floating License Server configuration and expanding the features and options available to your WebEA users.
The Sparx Systems Pro Cloud Server (previously called Cloud Services) is a additional supporting product to Enterprise Architect, it provides a convenient mechanism for hosting models and gives easy access to people within your team, and optionally to external customers and consultants anywhere around the world without them needing to install additional drivers.
All editions of Enterprise Architect are capable of connecting to 'Cloud' based models, the only limitation is that the Professional edition is restricted to connecting to Firebird based cloud repositories.
The 'Pro Cloud Server' application is a free download for all Enterprise Architect users, however in its initial state, certain extended functionality will be disabled. The extended functionality, like WebEA, Integration Plugins and an integrated Floating License Server can be enabled by purchasing a Pro Cloud Server license.
|Floating License Server
|More refined, more funcitonality
|New Options and Configuration UI
|Keeping your web users updated
Pro Cloud Server 5.1 includes a number of optimizations to improve performance and stability when accessing Enterprise Architect models; via EA, WebEA, or Prolaborate.
- Improved performance when connected to Pro Cloud Server models
- Better handling of slow or unstable network connections
- Great performance boost for large operations, such as XMI export/import
- Optimizations to OSLC access, resulting in better performance for WebEA and Prolaborate
- Improved performance for Oracle models using the Pro Cloud Server's native database connection
Enhanced Floating License Server
The Pro Cloud Server's Floating License Server now provides improved Windows Authentication, with support for nested groups, and also users and groups belonging to different domains.
Diagram Objects in WebEA's Browser
WebEA's browser now has the option to display diagram objects (such as notes and text elements). This is particularly useful for locating and viewing these elements on larger diagrams.
Expanded Properties View
WebEA's properties view now includes additional sections for Requirements and Constraints, making them readily available while viewing a diagram.
What is the Pro Cloud Server?
The Pro Cloud Server is a standard Microsoft Windows Service, that manages a pool of database connections for each defined repository. It is designed to run on your hardware, so that you have full control of how it is configured and who has access to it and more importantly your data remains totally in your control.
What the Pro Cloud Server is NOT!
Some companies sell subscription based 'Services' in the Cloud that allow customers to have their infrastructure hosted and be available to anyone in the world. The Sparx Systems Pro Cloud Server is not this type of product, so don't let the name confuse you.
The Sparx Systems Pro Cloud Server application is offered FREE to registered users of Enterprise Architect in the unlicensed edition feature set.
You can compare the Features of each edtion here
For more information please refer to the following resources:
- Introduce the Pro Cloud Server: Familiarize yourself with the basic concepts of the Pro Cloud Server and benefits that it offers
- Help Guide: The Enterprise Architect User Guide contains a comprehensive description of the Pro Cloud Server
- Live Demo: Connect to one of our 3 Pro Cloud Server, evaluate its performance and how easy an end user can connect to them
- Download the Pro Cloud Server: Access the Registered User download page to obtain the Pro Cloud Server installer
Historical products replaced by the Pro Cloud Server:
Share, review and inform
Pro Cloud Server opens your entire enterprise to your modeling efforts, enabling stakeholders to have secure access for discussion and review. WebEA, hosted on Pro Cloud Server, complements Enterprise Architect by providing a real-time view of project content, anywhere, anytime...
The Pro Cloud Server integrates the data from external providers into Enterprise Architect by relating elements from a wide range of disparate tools that contain items from strategy and requirements down to implementation, work packages and configuration items. Enterprise Architect's Pro Cloud Server Integration acts as an accumulator, bringing content into a single repository ready to be related. A variety of third-party providers can be connected to, including:
All integrations offer support for linking objects and elements from the external system into an Enterprise Architect client. The Integration window supports browsing the external provider's items and retrieving lists of elements and objects based on the provider's queries. Capabilities include:
- Link an Enterprise Architect element to an external object
- View external element properties
- View and in some cases add to, external object discussions
- Export links to WebEA URL's that correspond to the current model
- Open external items in a web browser
- Import elements
- Export elements
Explicit Access - Control exactly who has permission to connect to your Pro Cloud Server with white lists. White lists of IP addresses allow you to specify one or more addresses who can connect and blocks those who are not.
Pro Cloud Server 64 bit - an enhanced technology platform to future proof your investment in the Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect suite.
Pro Cloud Server has been extensively reworked into an all new 64 bit version. The new 64 bit version allows you to work with much larger data sets, reports, files and repositories.
With the future focusing more and more on 64 bit only platforms, Pro Cloud Server is ready to meet the challenge and deliver outstanding results in record time.
The Sparx Systems Pro Cloud Server opens your entire enterprise to your modeling efforts, enabling stakeholders to have secure access for discussion and review.