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Product support

For a quick answer to any questions you might have, please consult the product documentation and our KnowledgeBase. These pages list common solutions.

You can obtain additional support on working days between the hours of 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. by calling the following numbers:

  • Switzerland and international: Tel. +41 (0) 41 748 22 11
  • Germany: Tel. +49 (0) 40 788 999-99

Instant contact

The support form is the easiest and fastest way to contact our service desk. Your query is collected and processed automatically in Spider Incident .

Support form

Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Here you will find further information about our customer support such as availability and response times.

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Remote support via «LogMeIn Rescue»

LogMeIn Rescue provides direct remote support. To use this tool, request your 6-digit PIN code from the Support team.

Please enter the 6-digit PIN code here:

All available downloads can be found in our DownloadArea.

On this page you can also request licence keys for your products or trial versions.

Columbus Software Management

Here you can download the current version of Columbus.
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Spider IT Management

Here you can find all the Spider downloads.
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Software Services

Here you can find all sources and documents for Software Services, including the Product- and Article Catalog.
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SPIDER Service Desk

Here you can find all the downloads from Spider Incident, Spider Change and OperationsManager.
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Security related patches

With the growing threat from malware, patch management for securing IT infrastructure is becoming more and more important. The brainwaregroup offers a complete solution for updating software. Our Patch Deployment system finds security vulnerabilities, provides tested patches and organises their deployment. We therefore reduce your workload and bring security to your IT environment.

More information


The KnowledgeBase is a contact point for all questions regarding software and lifecycle management. Here you can find a variety of tips and problem solutions. To KnowledgeBase

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In the KnowledgeCenter you can gain access to the technical documentation for our modules.

To online documentation

Spider IT Management

ProductCurrent versionRelease DateTypeRelease Notes
Spider 6.4 Release: 08.06.2018    
Spider ITM (Asset, Licence, Contract) 6.4.0 HF1 06.07.2018 P PDF
Spider 6.3 Release: 04.05.2016 End of Support: 30.06.2020
Spider ITM (Asset, Licence, Contract) 6.3.7 HF2 08.06.2018 P PDF
Spider 6.2 Release: 12.06.2015 End of Support: 30.06.2018
Spider ITM (Asset, Licence, Contract) 6.2.17061 13.06.2017 P PDF
Spider 6.1Release: 09.07.2013End of Support: 30.06.2017
Spider 6.0Release: 01.06.2012End of Support: 30.06.2016
Spider 5.1Release: 29.04.2010End of Support: 30.06.2016
Spider 5.0Release: 28.01.2009End of Support: 30.06.2016

Software Service

ProductRelease INTERVALRelease Notes
Software Services
Software CatalogmonthlyPDF
Spider Data CollectormonthlyPDF

Spider Service Desk

ProductCurrent VersionRelease DateTypeRElease Notes
Spider Incident4.0.55014.06.2018P
Spider KnowledgeBase4.5.3014.06.2018P
Spider Change4.5.3119.12.2016P
Spider OperationsManager4.

Columbus Software Management

Productcurrent versionRelease DateTypeRelease Notes

We want to be sure our customer receive best quality product support at all times. In order to ensure such we however also need our customers to keep their product installations on newer versions (typically not older than
3 years after product release).

The following list shows product support deadlines for particular versions. Once passed only onsite support at extra cost by our consulting team is available – this at best effort basis without any guarantees of success.

Product VersionEnd of Support
Columbus 7.2 (and older)
Columbus 7.3
Columbus 7.4
Columbus 7.5

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