Construction Plans and Firmware


Our products Elementary Escrow and Basic Escrow are suitable for protecting against investment risks in products and services that are knowledge based.

Get the Whole Picture


In the case of machine data and construction data, you need to be sure to have the technical drawings and the configuration information for all the components.

Availability of Supplies


If a manufacturer or supplier stops delivering, a particular product may not be able to be maintained. That is a risk escrow services can reduce.

Circuit Board Layouts

control systems

In medium to high risk situations, we recommend an assessment by a neutral expert.

24/7 supply of


Systems for energy production have to be able to be maintained for decades.

Hardened Operating Systems

signaling systems

For products and services that include software and firmware, we offer more comprehensive testing in our Standard Escrow and Secure Escrow packages.

Geological Appraisal

raw material extraction

Under specific conditions, it is necessary for the licensee to be able to view construction plans as well as technical development documentation in order to ensure continuity.

Control Systems

availability of supplies

It is strongly recommended that, for every product used in systems critical to security, the know-how not included in the delivered product be put into escrow.

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Data Escrow

Secure and up-to-date storage of business-critical data

Data Escrow – Storage of:

  • Machine data, construction data and the software and firmware necessary to maintain a product
  • Assessments, technical documentation and status reports that are to be stored as evidence where they cannot be manipulated
  • Snapshot of customer data or other data on the target date of an acquisition or merger (as part of due diligence, for example)
  • Data that a shareholder group wants held in trust
  • Project development data to provide investment security for outside investors (lowering the risk attracts more investors)

As with our software escrow packages, we offer various services:

  1. Secure and insured deposit
  2. Testing for readability
  3. Verification that the material is complete
  4. Update of the escrow materials
  5. Reporting at regular intervals
  6. Organization of inspections

The advantage of our data escrow offer is that it enables you to do business that perhaps otherwise would not have come to fruition. Why? On the one hand, suppliers can protect their competitive advantage and trade secrets, while on the other hand, the users are assured that their business-critical processes will be able to continue running.

If you have a request for services that are not listed, please contact us.

We will be glad to prepare an individual offer for you with no obligation.

When storing machine data, construction data and the corresponding software and firmware, there are additional materials to take into account. Technical drawings, the programming and/or the configuration of the individual components are important, too, because the guarantee covers the maintenance, repair, modification, correction and continuation of the designated use of the entire product. The software and firmware points to note…

  • All individual components are listed and specified (parts list)
  • Source code… , in the case of firmware, for example, listed by components
  • Descriptions of interfaces
  • Declarations of compliance
  • Suppliers for components
  • Identification of the items which are not readily available on the market

… play a much larger role in the compilation of materials.

In general, we recommend that you append a specification of the escrow materials to the technology escrow contract and update the specification whenever materials change. Ideally, the material specification should include the items listed above and have a direct link for each item to the location of the item on the data storage media. In that case, the specification can also be used as the manifest.