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Cadalyst - Comparing Costs of Remote Workstation Offerings for CAD and BIM

Cadalyst - Comparing Costs of Remote Workstation Offerings for CAD and BIM

Does it make more sense for your company to set up its own private cloud, or to rent virtual machines on a public cloud?

When one architect described the costs of enabling remote working with CAD and building information modeling (BIM) as a “massive financial burden,” he spoke for many in the architecture, engineering, and design (AED) industries. The coronavirus lockdown forced hundreds of thousands of AED professionals to work remotely, and this has introduced significant costs to businesses.

And with potential repeating waves of the disease, more local lockdowns, and a greater number of employees demanding a remote work option, the temporary cost of providing BIM and CAD software remotely could become a permanent expense. But what are the costs of running CAD and BIM software remotely, and how can you minimize them?

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3DCADWorld - Look up in the sky, it’s CAD software

3DCADWorld - Look up in the sky, it’s CAD software
A groundbreaking article with PTC's Jon Hirtschick and Designair's Len Williams on CAD in the Cloud. The article concludes that, while the future remains cloudy, PTC is backing clearing skies for CAD in the cloud. With a large CAD maker backing SaaS, expect to see a flurry of news and updates.