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Type Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung
Industry Laboratory informatics
Founder(s) Karsten Renz, Sven Sauer
Headquarters Cicerostraße 26, Berlin, Germany
Number of locations 15
Area served Worldwide
Employees 400
Website www.optimal-systems.de
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/optimal-systems-gmbh/

OPTIMAL SYSTEMS GmbH develops and distributes information management software solutions for enterprise and laboratories, including enterprise content management and laboratory informatics software solutions.


The company was founded in 1991.[1] In 1995, the location in Konstanz, Germany opened, providing sales and service to Baden-Württemberg. Additional offices opened in various parts of Germany, including in Hanover (1997; focus on public administration and e-government), Bielefeld (2006; focus on ECM software solutions for companies in regulated environments), Munich (2008; focus on commerce, industry, and services), and Hamburg (2012; focus on digital mail and inbox receipt solutions). The company has also expanded outside of Germany to Austria, Switzerland, and Serbia.[1]

Other company history includes[1]:

  • 1998: The company becomes SAP certified.
  • 2002: OPTIMAL SYSTEMS posts record sales of more than 10 million euros.
  • 2005: The company releases its enterprise content management (ECM) suite.
  • 2006: OPTIMAL gains its Microsoft Gold Partner certification.
  • 2009: Their software is declared FDA and GxP compliant and SQM certified.
  • 2011: The company expands into mobile development with its subsidiary emotion touch GmbH.
  • 2011: OPTIMAL SYSTEMS acquires SSBnet and merges it into its operations in Jena.[2]
  • 2012: Company employment reaches over 300 employees.
  • 2014: The company's ECM solution is rebranded as enaio (Enterprise All-In-One).[3]
  • 2016: Company celebrates 25-year anniversary.
  • 2019: Market entry African countries.

Technology and products

enaio Laboratory Content Center

enaio Laboratory Content Center is "an ECM-based electronic management system for laboratory processes."[4] The suite includes document management and laboratory information management system (LIMS) modules.


Product: enaio Laboratory Content Center
Sample, inventory, and data management
Sample login and management?Y[4]
Sample tracking?Y[4]
Sample and/or result batching?
Task and event scheduling?
Option for manual result entry?
Multiple data viewing methods?Y[4]
Data and trend analysis?Y[4]
Data and equipment sharing?
Customizable fields and/or interface?
Query capability?
Import data?Y[4]
Internal file or data linking?
External file or data linking?
ELN support or integration?
Export data to MS Excel?
Raw data management?
Data warehouse?
Deadline control?
Production control?
Project and/or task management?
Inventory management?
Document creation and/or management?Y[4]
Case management?
Workflow management?Y[4]
Specification management?
Customer and supplier management?Y[4]
Billing management?
Quality, security, and compliance
Regulatory compliance?
QA / QC functions?Y[4]
Performance evaluation?
Audit trail?
Chain of custody?
Configurable roles and security?
Data normalization?
Data validation?Y[4]
Data encryption?
Version control?
Automatic data backup?
Environmental monitoring?
Reporting, barcoding, and printing
Custom reporting?Y[4]
Report printing?Y[4]
Label support?Y[4]
Barcode support?Y[4]
Export to PDF?
Export to MS Word?
Export to HTML and/or XML?
Fax integration?
Email integration?
Base functionality
Administrator management?Y[4]
Instrument interfacing and management?Y[4]
Mobile device integration?Y[4]
Alarms and/or alerts?
Work-related time tracking?
Voice recognition system?
External monitoring?
Web client or portal?
Online or integrated help?
Software as a service delivery model?
Usage-based cost?
Industries served
automotive and aerospace, clinical diagnostics, chemical, environmental, food and beverage, law enforcement and forensic, manufacturing and R&D, pharmaceutical, toxicology


Additional information