iMIS Upgrades

The Newest Technology

We make your transition to the newest iMIS version seamless and provide your team with training to keep you updated on the newest technology. Upgrading iMIS is intimidating when you are aware of how business critical your instance and customizations are, you can’t afford for the upgrade to be unsuccessful. Our team of dedicated Certified iMIS Administrators (CiA) and Certified iMIS Professionals (CiP) have 30+ years of experience and know how to upgrade efficiently by offering creative solutions while being proactive, prioritizing tasks, and mitigating any risks involved. Your current iMIS system is compared to the newest iMIS version to ensure it matches your organization standards and compatibility critical customizations.

Newest Technology

Latest Versions of iMIS



iMIS EMS is the latest version that is 100% cloud-based. This version of iMIS has discontinued crystal reports, iMIS desktop, and database customizations. If you are hosted with us, you will maintain access to all servers, and we will work with you to recreate the deprecated customizations in EMS. To upgrade to iMIS EMS, you will need to be on iMIS 2017 with at least a service pack P applied; however, it is highly recommended that you be on the latest service pack.

iMIS 2017

iMIS 2017

iMIS 2017 is the latest hybrid-based version. This version includes the best compatibility with iMIS desktop, crystal reports and third-party customizations. iMIS 2017 is still the most secure hybrid-based version of iMIS as it is still pushing continuous updates and patches. Prior to iMIS 2017, all versions are behind modern security standards leaving you vulnerable to cyber security threats.

Our Upgrade Process

When you are considering the move from an older version of iMIS to iMIS 2017 or iMIS EMS, our experts will review your current database to identify tables, views, stored procedures, functions, and objects for incompatibilities that need to be re-evaluated to make the upgrade successful. We will also discuss current desktop processes and how to transition them if you are upgrading to iMIS EMS.

Phase 1 Defined Requirements
  • Project initiation

  • Measure out-of-the-box capabilities

  • Investigate environment customizations

  • Pre-upgrade steps

  • Timeline presentation

Phase 2 Development Environment Setup
  • Development server setup

  • Data refresh

  • Install latest version

  • Install desktop client (N/A for EMS)

  • Setup third party apps and customizations

  • Import or recreate customizations

  • Populate all custom reports

  • Upgrade Dev

Phase 3 Stress Testing
  • System checks

  • Business process dry-run

  • 2nd cycle dry-run with 3rd party apps

  • Final / full dry-run with implementations

  • Export configuration changes

Phase 4 Staging and Rehearsal
  • Recreate/setup in iDMS

  • Fine tune to desired results

  • Test production

  • Server and instance configured to match development environment

  • Install live copy of iMIS database on SQL server

  • Setup production iMIS instance and environment

  • Setup new production SQL server – iMIS database

  • Transfer of triggers, scripts, SQL jobs and scheduled jobs

  • Assist client staff on connecting remotely if needed

  • Connect to sandbox test iMIS sites (run iMIS database authentication)

Phase 5 Go Live
  • Data freeze

  • Change staging to production

  • Pre-upgrade steps to data

  • Upgrade and troubleshoot

  • Setup third party apps

  • DNS changes

  • Take down maintenance page

  • Add final customizations back

Phase 6 Monitor and Maintain
  • Ongoing iMIS support

Are you ready to Upgrade iMIS?

Are you ready to Upgrade iMIS?