Spanning the Distance

11 Sep, 2006 By: Michelle Nicolson

Success Story

Like any company, V3/Landmark Engineering wants to ensure its employees are as productive as possible, which requires access to up-to-date information. But project teams at the civil engineering firm are usually composed of in-house and remote staff in disparate locations, and the logistics of sharing large CAD files was leading to delays that hampered productivity on time-critical tasks. In some cases, just opening large AutoCAD files could drag on for five to ten minutes. In addition, project collaborators relying on once-nightly file transfers sometimes created multiple file versions that could spell disaster. Something had to give.  Read more >>p>


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