Reduce the complexity and disruption of Ellipse upgrades with COSOL Evergreen


Faster access to all the Ellipse features, with less disruption and at a predictable cost. COSOL Evergreen is a proven, low-risk solution that reduces the complexity and disruption of upgrading your Ellipse ERP system. 

Minimally disruptive and always current
  • COSOL Evergreen keeps you one step ahead, tracking Hitachi ABB Power Grids quarterly Ellipse releases
  • Each release is thoroughly pre-tested for common and client-specific customisations* in COSOL’s in-house testing environment
  • Compress your Ellipse upgrade timeframe from 12 to 24 months down to as little as six weeks, with a typical Evergreen onboarding taking six to eight weeks
  • You remain in control of all decisions around what to update and when – and after onboarding, you can reduce your team’s involvement to decision forum participation and user acceptance testing
Continuous and cost-efficient business improvement
  • Make the most of your Ellipse investment with a service that provides cost-effective and predictable Ellipse expense management
  • Improve business outcomes through each cycle as we streamline the process and deliver major performance improvements for your team
  • Deploy a proven approach to ensure your organisation is future-focused and aligned with Hitachi ABB Power Grids developments
  • Utilise COSOL’s extensive Ellipse migrations capability and your team can stay focused on your core business
Ellipse expertise you can rely on
  • COSOL is the largest Ellipse practice globally and Hitachi ABB Power Grids preferred provider for all Ellipse professional services in Australia and New Zealand
  • More than 20 years’ experience in Ellipse through COSOL Asia Pacific and COSOL North America (formerly AddOns Inc.)
  • Leverage best practices developed through hundreds of COSOL implemented migrations to achieve timely, problem-free upgrade outcomes
  • You’ll be in great company – COSOL has an impressive client list incorporating many leading asset intensive organisations

“Long story short, Evergreen has been a game changer. The 2-3 upgrades we had performed prior to Evergreen were significantly over budget, extended well past the initial deadlines and were disruptive to our operations.

Combine the upgrade issues with the degradation of the Ellipse product in the eyes of our users – for example, slower performance, bugs introduced during the upgrades, etc – and Arch Resources (Arch) was seriously considering a migration to another platform. We knew we had to do something differently if Ellipse was going to remain a viable solution moving forward.

The Evergreen process took a lot of the upfront burden off of Arch, allowing our resources to focus on their day job. COSOL did the analysis and initial testing, bringing forward a recommendation of which version Arch should move forward with.

The results exceeded our expectations. We plan to upgrade Ellipse every year moving forward unless there is a business case not to. Had we proposed that to our user community two years ago, we would have been laughed out of the room. We have earned their confidence back and are not currently looking to move away from Ellipse. Evergreen and our partnership with COSOL has been a great success to date.”

Marty Zambo

Director, Application Services, Arch Resources, Inc.

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