DealerBuilt offers clients the option of hosting their LightYearTM DMS platform in a secure and fully-dedicated cloud environment. While an on-premises install is also available for dealerships that have the internal IT resources to deploy and support it, our DMS hosting services provide clients with the advantages of a reduced and more predictable total cost of ownership, as well as ease of implementation and worry-free maintenance.
World-Class Hosting Partner
Equip your team with the resources they need to cultivate strong relationships with new and existing customers, improve deal efficiency and profitability, and deliver an engaging, modern customer experience while staying compliant.
Robust Performance and Reliability
Maximize the revenue potential of fixed ops, drive efficiency and streamline processes between your Parts and Service departments, and deliver an outstanding service experience that exceeds the expectations of today’s tech-enabled customer.
Reduced, More Predictable IT Costs
With the industry’s most robust enterprise accounting capabilities, leverage LightYear to centralize your business operations, arm your team with tools that save them significant time, and gain clear visibility into financial performance.
Reduced Upfront and Long-Term IT Costs
No cost to purchase and maintain server hardware or software
Additional internal IT staff not necessary for hosted server administration, upgrades, maintenance, backups, security, or monitoring
Reduced and more predictable total cost of ownership (TCO) due to significant reduction in costs associated with equipment issues or failure
Clients can move infrastructure costs from CapEx to OpEx, allowing them to be more agile in their pursuit of new opportunities
Robust Performance and Reliability
Advanced hosting facilities featuring N+1 core applications, availability zones, data center access monitoring and review, and environmental protection
No worries about performance bottlenecks or upgrades
Can scale up quickly for new demands or growth, so high performance levels are maintained even as client needs evolve
Use of standardized, proven server configurations underpinned by optimized hardware results in predictable, stable performance
Predictive high-availability and hot spare hardware in place that delivers improved availability
Understand each customer’s buying habits and loyalty to your dealership with a consolidated view of each customer relationship across all departments and stores
Place the right value on trade-ins, better showcase online inventory, and help customers find their perfect vehicle with VIN decoding powered by Black Book
Enable better sales conversations and help your team align the customer with a car they can afford with integration with 700Credit or your preferred consumer pre-qualification partner
Rapid Deployment and Support
No server equipment to purchase
Eliminates burden on internal IT resources
Quick initial solution deployment for faster realization of client’s return on investment in LightYear DMS, plus ease of implementation for new services and environments
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Flexible disaster recovery options ensure protection and recovery of vital data and environments
Hosting can include near-real-time replication of production environment and data to a geographically disparate disaster recovery site
Daily full database and transactional-level backups
DealerBuilt routinely undergoes third-party audits to test and validate our strict security controls, including:
Vulnerability testing completed at least quarterly, mitigating all findings and retesting
Penetration testing at least annually, mitigating all findings and retesting
Annual security program audit, with quarterly review of results
Let us help you build your dealership’s DMS blueprint for success.