Maintenance managers of any given organization have one of the most important jobs – making sure that the equipment runs reliably, doesn’t shut down unexpectedly, and causes disruptions or safety incidents. In order to do so, most managers opt for the preventive maintenance approach, and for good reasons. It’s tried and tested, is a huge upgrade over corrective maintenance, and isn’t complex and expensive like predictive maintenance. However, the maintenance management system they choose can make or break their maintenance efforts.

That being said, let’s take a look at two competent CMMS solutions, CloudApper CMMS and eMaint CMMS, a head-to-head comparison between both, and who should choose one maintenance management system over the other. 

An overview of eMaint CMMS

eMaint CMMS is a reputed maintenance management system that’s being used by diverse organizations. It’s famous in the maintenance management space and provides its users with a variety of useful features across different packages.

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eMaint CMMS serves customers in industries such as manufacturing, transportation, oil & gas, warehousing, food & beverage, education, healthcare, and more.

eMaint CMMS comes with the necessary features required by maintenance teams such as work order & request management, maintenance scheduling, mobile version, spare parts & inventory management, asset management, interactive plans.

However, it comes with predictive maintenance as well, which uses sensors to monitor the equipment, if companies opt for it. 

eMaint CMMS comes in three different packages – team, professional, and enterprise. The cheapest package costs $33/user/month but has restrictions like up to only 3 users, only 500MB storage, no multiple site management, no interactive image mapping, and other restrictions – more on that later. For all the features, users need to upgrade to the enterprise package that costs $120/user/month.

Let’s take a quick look at CloudApper CMMS as part of this computerized maintenance management system comparison.

An overview of CloudApper CMMS

CloudApper CMMS is built using CloudApper, a no-code enterprise mobile apps platform. Just like CloudApper, the preventive maintenance software is entirely customizable yet affordable – more on that in a moment.

CloudApper CMMS has all the necessary features maintenance managers need such as a powerful analytics dashboard, asset management, technician management, maintenance scheduling, work order & request management, layout maps, spare parts & inventory management, and more. 


However, the app can be customized entirely as per the requirements of the organization – making it a truly unique and compelling solution. The possibilities of a customizable CMMS solution are endless! Maintenance managers can customize the solution themselves as it requires no coding skills and create a maintenance management app that fits their needs perfectly – simplifying asset repair and reducing equipment downtime in the process. 

That’s not all – there’s more to CloudApper CMMS. The preventive maintenance software costs only $10/user/month and provides all the features along with customization, making it a truly affordable solution. However, the best part is that within the same subscription fee of $10/user/month, users get access to a plethora of enterprise applications that help them with various aspects of their business. 

That being said, let’s take a look at how CloudApper CMMS fares against eMaint CMMS. 

Computerized maintenance management system comparison

Features CloudApper CMMS eMaint CMMS
Preventive Maintenance  Yes Yes
Asset Management Yes Yes
Work Order Management Yes Yes
Work Request Options Yes  N/A for the starter plan
Mobile App Yes Yes
Spare Parts & Inventory Management Yes Yes
Customization Fully Customizable N/A
Reports and Dashboards Yes Yes 
Vendor Management Yes Yes
Support for multiple facilities  Yes N/A for the starter plan
Condition Monitoring No N/A for the starter plan
Layout Map Yes N/A for the starter plan
Price $10/user/month (Unlimited apps) $33/user/month for the starter plan (up to 3 users)

Who should choose eMaint CMMS?

Those who want condition-based maintenance

eMaint CMMS pulls out all the stops – it helps organizations with predictive maintenance, at least for those that want it. Those that want eMaint CMMS’s condition-based maintenance tool can use it to monitor vibration, temperature, noise, wear and tear, corrosion, and more.

However, this is a must-have feature for top-tier organizations or those who can afford it, since it’s associated with higher costs. Organizations need constant internet connectivity, sensors, and newer, complex, and expensive technologies to help them with predictive maintenance. 

Those who have a considerable budget for a CMMS solution

While eMaint CMMS costs less than some of the competitors, those requiring a full-fledged CMMS solution need to spend at least $85/user/month. With that, users would be getting interactive image mapping, work request options, and other advanced features – all of which are required for effective maintenance management. Thus, those who have an ample budget can go for eMaint CMMS.

Those who are okay without a few features

Those who want to use eMaint CMMS even if they have a smaller budget need to forego a number of useful features. With limited storage space, they won’t be getting interactive image mapping, multiple facility support, automated workflows, work request options, and much more. Also, they’ll be restricted to only 3 users. While these might be dealbreakers for most organizations, some would want to go for the barebones version.


Who should choose CloudApper CMMS

Those who want a customizable CMMS solution

As already mentioned, CloudApper’s CMMS software is entirely customizable – users can modify it themselves without coding skills, all thanks to the no-code platform! While other solutions might require organizations to change their maintenance management practices to fit the software, CloudApper CMMS helps organizations modify it as per their needs – helping reduce costs and implementation barriers down the line. 

Those who want all the features at an affordable package

The best part of CloudApper CMMS is that it provides features such as asset management, work order & request management, spare parts & inventory management, technician management, vendor management, a powerful dashboard, and more, all at an affordable price of $10/user/month. None of CloudApper CMMS features are hidden behind more expensive subscription packages. Moreover, everything is customizable, helping users add critical features and remove unnecessary ones as per their requirements. All of this helps make CloudApper CMMS a truly compelling maintenance management software

Those who want more than a CMMS solution

CloudApper CMMS doesn’t come alone – it comes with the no-code platform as well as a fully-featured marketplace. Enterprise solutions for customer relationship management, fleet management, workplace safety, project management, customer ticketing, asset tracking, visitor management, and more are available in the marketplace at the same affordable price of $10/user/month, helping you digitize business processes and reduce the burden on IT resources. 

CloudApper CMMS is truly for organizations that want more than a customizable and affordable maintenance management solution – contact us now and see how it transforms your business.