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Real Asset Management Plc

Real Asset Management (RAM) is a leading provider of fixed asset management software and services. The company was established in 1981 as Britannia Software Plc to supply fixed asset management software solutions to a range of commercial and public sector organisations. Since then, RAM’s products have been implemented by more than 3,000 public and private sector organisations in over 80 countries. Commercial customers range from SMEs to FTSE100 companies. RAM is recognised as one of the leading suppliers to the UK public sector where customers include Central Government (150 implementations), NHS Trusts (140), Educational Establishments (90) and Local Authorities (45). It also provides property management software to more than 600 MoD sites worldwide. RAM's Series4000 range incorporates every aspect of fixed asset accounting, capital project control, lessee asset accounting, asset budgeting, help desk management, inventory control, asset tracking, maintenance management and capital allowance calculations in one comprehensive solution. As a market leader, RAM continues to invest in first class customer care, quality staff and leading edge technology. It is committed to keeping its clients at the forefront of technological innovation by providing only the most current solutions. Its products are truly scalable, capable of running on all modern operating systems and able to utilise all major proprietary databases.

SOX internal controls for fixed assets

Following the financial disasters at Enron, WorldCom and many others, Congress mandated in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) that all publicly traded companies have a system of Internal Controls. This white paper explores the internal controls required by SOX in relation to fixed assets.

11 Fixed Asset Management Resolutions for 2011

A specialist system will integrate every aspect of fixed asset management and incorporate depreciation, asset budgeting and forecasting, inventory control, asset tracking and maintenance management. Precise fixed asset data is essential to most organisations.