Equipment failures due to subpar maintenance practices can cause accidents, even plant shut downs. To keep equipment running at optimum efficiency and maximize plant safety, Professional Data Systems Inc. (PDSI), Bedford, Mass. suggests deploying Maximo enterprise-wide maintenance management system. This integrated software solution provides management of materials, inspection, workflow, preventive maintenance, scheduling, and job safety analysis in a JAVA-based architecture that allows access to all information via Internet, extranet, or corporate intranet. This global solution supports multiple foreign languages, and has integration links to Oracle, SAP, and PeopleSoft ERP systems.