Sparx Systems Cloud Architecture Platform (SaaS)

Unleash the full power of the Sparx Systems Architecture Platform as a managed SaaS service in the cloud.

Sparx Systems Architecture Platform hosted in the Cloud

Sparx Architecture Platform


  • Unleash the full power of the Sparx Systems Architecture Platform as a managed SaaS service in the cloud.
  • Performance up to 5x faster than on-premise deployments.
  • No software to install or hardware to procure – can be set up and ready to use in less than a week.
  • Save on system administration costs – the experts at Sparx Services North America do hosting the configuration patching, upgrades, backups, and monitoring.
  • Migrate your existing on-premise Sparx Systems repository and transfer your existing architecture data into a Hosted Sparx Systems Architecture Platform in the cloud.

The Full Sparx Systems Architecture Platform configured and ready to use

  • Hosted Sparx EA repository for securely storing your architecture models
  • Sparx systems Enterprise Architect delivered either through the desktop client through a browser (optional upgrade)
  • Keystore license server for managing floating licenses
  • Pro Cloud Server for connecting to repository remotely
  • Prolaborate for curating architecture content to stakeholders
  • SSL Certificates – Secured Access to Repositories, License Server, and Prolaborate
  • Single Sign-On integration with your company’s identity provider.
  • Separate pre-production environment available (optional upgrade)
  • User Training sessions and monthly “Sparx Office Hours” mentoring sessions included with every platform subscription.
  • Role Based Access Control and Repository Structure design services
Configured and Ready To Use
Fully Administered

Spend more time on architecture, leave the administration to us

  • Cloud management services
  • Configuration and management and patching of cloud resources
  • Integration with your corporate network, Active Directory, and Single Sign-On.
  • Setup, upgrades, and patching of PCS and Prolaborate software
  • Setup, configuration, backup and restoration of databases\Setup and Maintenance of SSL certificates
  • Conformance with cloud best practices and FedRAMP controls

Enterprise-Grade Technical Support

  • Account manager to serve as your single point of contact at Sparx
  • 24×5 email technical support w/4hr response time SLA
  • Facilitate and track bug reports and feature requests with product development teams
  • Monitoring of availability and performance of cloud services
  • Tracking of software licenses for renewal and maintenance
  • Secondary testing of new software releases before installation in your environment
  • Release briefings of new features of software releases
  • Quarterly account reviews
  • Review of architecture metamodel prior to migration
Enterprise-Grade Tech Support

Related Services Available from Sparx Services North America​

Platform Implementation

Data Migration

Migrate data from other architecture tools like Unicom System Architect, Rational Software Architect Planview/Troux, Abbacus, and Magic Draw into Sparx EA.

Cloud Migration

Migrate Sparx EA data from local EAP files and on-premise EA repositories into your new hosted cloud repository. If you have multiple sets of data, that’s okay. If you don’t have access to your on-premise repository, we can help you merge your data later.

System Integration

Integrate your Sparx Systems Cloud Architecture Platform with external data sources including Jira, Jama Connect, Azure DevOps, ServiceNow, SharePoint, and more.

Model Management

Model Management

  • Manage your architecture metamodel in EA
  • Work with you to adapt your metamodel to leverage industry standards and reference models
  • Creating a custom UML profile to ensure the models you build in EA align to your metamodel
  • Provide a set of guidelines for the cloning and promotion of content by architects and project teams
  • Conduct reviews of architecture artifacts for metamodel conformance

Architecture Maturity Consulting

  • Architecture Practice Maturity Assessment
  • Implement industry standards and frameworks
  • Adopt architecture and modeling best practices
  • Support both federated vs. centralized architecture practices
  • Architecture governance and standardization
  • Agile architecture processes
  • Skills training courses:
    • Intro to EA
    • Applied enterprise architecture using TOGAF and ArchiMate
    • Business architecture using BIZBOK
    • Requirements management and business process modeling with EA for business analysts
    • Model-Based Systems Engineering with OMG SysML for systems teams
    • Architecture fundamentals for IT Project Teams
  • Architecture alignment and integration workshop
  • Project team workshops 
  • 1:1 and small group mentoring
BIZBOK Foundation