BIOVIA Electronic Laboratory Notebooks

25% productivity improvement, error reduction and easier reporting by moving from paper based lab notebooks to BIOVIA

BIOVIA Notebook Cloud

Secure ELN System That Is Easy To Use and Maintain

Set up your own cloud-based ELN system and be up and running within minutes, letting you focus on what is important - more innovation and less administration.

BIOVIA Notebook Cloud is a flexible, multi-discipline, low-cost-of-ownership electronic lab notebook (ELN) that improves information sharing and reuse, data protection, process documentation and overall productivity. The Notebook provides a high degree of flexibility and fast time to productivity while still meeting the requirements of small to mid-size companies.

Features of BIOVIA Notebook Cloud

See how replacing paper will immediately add value to your business

With BIOVIA Notebook Cloud you can save time, collaborate, and innovate – from anywhere. Click the tabs below to learn more about all the benefits of replacing paper lab notebooks with BIOVIA Notebook Cloud, today.


Save Valuable Lab Time:

  • Re-use Information - Clone previous entries and have instant access to frequently used methods and protocols.
  • Powerful Search Tool – Easily find experiments, entries, documents and much more.
  • Experiment Templates – Ensure good documentation quality and accurate recording of critical information.
  • Synthetic Chemistry – record chemical structures using your favorite chemical drawing tool.

Share & Collaborate Instantly:

  • Notebook Library - Keep your most valuable assets in one place. Instant, searchable access to notebooks of past and current team members.
  • Collaborators - Add colleagues as Contributors or Co-Editors to individual experiments.
  • Instant Access to All Data - Text and chemical structures are indexed and made searchable immediately.

Protect Your IP:

  • E-Signatures and IP Protection - Maximum IP protection and regulatory compliance with a built-in e-signatures and workflow reminders.
  • Compliance - Supports compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 regulations with comprehensive audit trails and strict revision controls.
  • Data Export - Export function enables you to extract and zip up all your data, including experiment PDF and files.
  • Daily Backups - Daily offsite backups.
  • Penetration and Vulnerability Tests - Tests performed by a third party to ensure a consistent high level of security.

Easy To Use:

  • Flexible Experiment Editor - Record experiments quickly and consistently.
  • Intuitive Interface - User-friendly ELN system with minimal online training needed.
  • Low Barriers to Entry - The familiar experiment editor enables scientists to easily move from paper to electronic.
  • Web-Based - Responsive interface enables access to Notebook via most web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome and Firefox.
  • Rapid Deployment:

Self Service Administration - Manage users, privileges, projects access rights and payment easily from within Notebook Cloud.

  • Fast Roll-Out - No hardware investments or IT resources needed to be up and running in minutes -not months.

BIOVIA Notebook Cloud is a secure, rapidly deployable, zero-install notebook hosted in a state-of-the-art SOC-compliant data center.


BIOVIA Notebook Cloud is hosted in a state-of-the-art SOC-compliant data center, using some of the most advanced Internet technology to keep your data safe and protected at all times.


Confidentiality: Prevent the Disclosure of Information to Unauthorized Individuals or systems BIOVIA Notebook Cloud address

  • Encrypting all traffic to and from the Customer to the BIOVIA Notebook Cloud.
    • We use Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) that encrypts all data sent across the Internet and secures the identification of the BIOVIA Notebook Cloud service via a server certificate.
    • HTTPs ensure reasonable protection from “eavesdroppers” and “man-in-the-middle attacks”.
  • Utilizing Oracle system and object privileges prevent unauthorized access of information.
    • We use Oracle user repository functionality for username and password authentication.
    • We secure all pre-defined Oracle accounts, and only our own Operation staff has administrator access to the database.
    • We have a limited number of individuals that have access to BIOVIA Notebook Cloud servers. These are operation and support staff including Oracle DBAs.
    • A small and limited group of employees have access.

Integrity: Prevent Unauthorized Data Modification

  • BIOVIA Notebook Cloud stores all customer data in an Oracle Database in order to provide database integrity
  • All data updates are through store procedures that are tested as part of our development process.
  • User sessions are logged and the identity of the users who update data is recorded.

Availability: Prevent Service Disruptions

Our partner Amazon Web Services provides:

  • Data Centers and Network Operations Centre (NOC) that are manned 24/7/365.
  • Capacity Management process to ensure the availability of all required resources such as bandwidth, data center capacity and utilities (power, cooling, etc.)
  • Firewalls are configured with Access Command Lists (ACL) which prevent access to private internal IPs and deny access to all non-Administrative ports.
  • Routers configured to prevent Denial of Service (DoS) attacks through the use of anti-spoofing Access Control Listings (ACLs).

We have a:

  • 24/7/365 monitoring in place to secure the availability of BIOVIA Notebook Cloud.
  • Commitment to continue to improve the redundancy and performance of BIOVIA Notebook Cloud.

Authenticity: Validate all parties involved

  • Our Partner provides a dedicated management net which our operation staff accesses via a dedicated service.

Additional information on the data center:

Data Backup

  • Full back-up taken every night.

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