Why Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)?


Technology should help your business, not hinder it. But for many lenders, relying on complex technology requires extensive training or forces you to hire expensive IT experts—making it hard, if not impossible, to grow or turn a profit.

Encompass on-demand: Let us do the heavy lifting

Delivered as a service, Encompass® is fast and easy to adopt, without spending money on infrastructure, training or administration. We take the burden of technology off your hands, so you can get down to the business of doing what you do best—originating and closing loans.

  • Easy to deploy and use Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model helps remove the burden of IT investment, management and maintenance.
  • Scalable and ready for business Delivered on-demand, Encompass is flexible and able to respond to your business needs as they change and grow.
  • Cost-effective Success-Based Pricing removes the burden of a fixed-cost technology commitment–you pay based on the number of loans you close each month.
  • Always available State-of-the-art network, load balancing and built-in backup and recovery features provide continuous operation.
  • Secure and compliant The solution meets industry security standards.

Scalable. Secure. Compliant.

We’re committed to our SaaS delivery model. Our SaaS infrastructure is built from the ground up with:

  • Intrusion detection and patch management
  • Real-time, 24×7 monitoring and management
  • Recurrent system backup and archiving
  • Disaster recovery and offsite mirroring

Ellie Mae’s data centers are known by our customers for their reliability and performance, so you can stop focusing on IT needs and concentrate on closing quality loans with total confidence in your technology.


Ellie Mae Achieves SOC 2 Examination Certification

Click the link below to view the publicly available SOC 3 report. The SOC 2 report is available to under terms of a confidentiality agreement. Ellie Mae clients may obtain a copy of the report by contacting their account representative.




Client Resources

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    Ellie Mae's Approach to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

    Learn about what Ellie Mae is doing to ensure that Encompass stays reliable, secure and efficient.

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    Business Continuity - A Leading Bank's Perspective

    Explore EverBank’s approach to business continuity and how they developed their business impact assessment and continuity plan.

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    Business Continuity - What Ellie Mae is Doing to Keep Your Work Flowing

    Get a deeper look at Ellie Mae’s recent and upcoming business continuity investments and understand how these investments will help your business.

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    Business Continuity Planning - Ellie Mae Client Panel

    Learn from your peers in the mortgage industry about best practices on developing and implementing plans that complement Ellie Mae’s BCP.