EDS is a Perth based small / medium business providing electric, data and security solutions.
The custom software system was developed using Agile software development principles where both EDS Staff members and Anahata’s engineers collaborated via screen mockups, wireframes, shared documents, on site meetings and video conferences.
The system has currently the following functionality:
The business system is composed of the following components:
The client application is a desktop application compatible with Linux, Mac OS and Windows. With the aid of Java Web Start, application updates are automatically deployed to staff PCs. If the users are logged in at the time of an update, they will be prompted to update, otherwise the application will update automatically on startup.
The server component is hosted on a data center in Perth relieving EDS from having to manage their own server infrastructure and allowing for faster network speeds when the system is used outside of the office.
The system is built on cross platform technology and open industry standards such as Java, Java EE and JavaFX allowing both client and server components of the application to run on Linux, Windows and Mac Os.
The system runs on free and open source editions of: