VFA, Inc.

September 12, 2011 09:00 ET

VFA Releases iPad® Support for Mobile Facility Self-Assessments

VFA.auditor® v3 Enables Rapid Gathering of Facility Condition Data

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 12, 2011) - VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced the release of version 3.0 of its guided facility self-assessment solution, VFA.auditor®, featuring iPad® support for mobile surveys.

VFA.auditor is a Web-based guided self-assessment solution that provides facility and building managers with surveys to assess and rapidly collect data about the condition of facilities and major building systems. With more than 600 professionally engineered and designed systems included in the survey library, VFA.auditor leverages VFA's building condition domain expertise to guide and standardize the efficient collection of facility condition data. This latest release of VFA.auditor expands support for mobile devices, enabling the flexibility and versatility of condition assessments using the market-leading Apple® iPad. The VFA.auditor support for the iPad now extends beyond the previously released support for Windows-based tablets.

"Leveraging emerging technologies is a significant benefit that our customers at VFA have come to expect," said Ameeta Soni, Chief Marketing Officer, VFA, Inc. "The VFA.auditor's support for iPad devices demonstrates our commitment to providing customers with innovative solutions to accelerate facility condition data collection, identify 'hot spots' within a portfolio that require a more detailed professional condition assessment, and help to develop quick budgetary estimates."

VFA.auditor with added mobile support is transforming the way that facility managers and capital planners utilize technology solutions to optimize the management of capital investments. Employing a guided self-assessment solution, whether it's a complement to a professional assessment or an alternative approach to capturing asset data, provides organizations with efficient and cost-effective options for gathering accurate, current facility condition data.

For more information on VFA.auditor, view a short video tour. To schedule a demonstration of VFA.auditor with mobile support, please visit

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About VFA, Inc.
Headquartered in Boston, VFA, Inc. is the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and spend management. VFA solutions uniquely combine facility assessment services, Web-based software and business consulting services to enable customers to manage every stage of the capital asset lifecycle -- from requirements gathering and long-term planning to capital budget creation and spend management. More than 500 organizations in corporate, education, government and healthcare markets have relied on VFA solutions to strategically manage their capital assets. VFA's software solutions are currently used to manage more than 4 billion square feet of real estate. For more information, please call 800-693-3132 or visit

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