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Intel Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 Aimed at Data Centers, Private Cloud, and Virtualization - up to 18 cores per socket, 45MB of last-level cache, Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 product family boosts CAE software performance, consuming lesser power, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Sep 10, 2014

The Cloud Opens Doors to Mainstream PLM - major PLM vendors are offering PLM in private cloud, but companies like GrabCAD, Autodesk, Kenesto, Arena are adopting true SaaS multi-tenant model, Beth Stackpole, Desktop Engineering, Sep 1, 2014

Ahead in the Cloud - GRAPHISOFT's BIMcloud includes tools for built-in conflict resolution, extremely high network tolerance, is optimized for multiple office setups, David Chadwick, CAD User, July 2014

Is It Time to Revisit CAD in the Cloud? - advantages of CAD in cloud are nullified when we consider ubiquitous bandwidth requirement, cheap storage space, Matt Lombard, Siemens PLM Software Community, July 29, 2014

BIM in the Cloud: Industry View - industry consultants Nigel Davis, David Fano find out to which extent firms are currently using BIM in cloud, its meaning for AEC industry, AEC Magazine, July 29, 2014

The Promise and Reality of CAD on the Cloud - renting CPU cores is area of cloud computing that offers real value for businesses, poses minimal security risk, Robert Green, Cadalyst, July 9, 2014

Dassault Systemes - Private Cloud, New Industries and UX-Led Design Key to Its Future - 'private clouds' will be available to customers by end of 2014 from 6 different sites across globe, Stephen Holmes, DEVELOP 3D, July 11, 2014

Not 'A Load of Crap' Anymore: 'PLM 360 is Way Ahead of Plan,' Says Autodesk's Carl Bass - Autodesk's PLM business has taken off very well, industry experts are hopeful about PLM 360 bringing SMBs to cloud, Verdi Ogewell, ENGINEERING.com, June 18, 2014

Are You Still Using FTP for CAD File Transfer? - pros, cons of using email, FTP, cloud-based file sharing, cloud-based PDM, Scott Wertel, ENGINEERING.com, June 23, 2014

GrabCAD's PDM Workbench: Design Collaboration in Minutes - PDM Workbench processes each CAD file upon upload into proprietary BREP format for easy, fast sharing; integration of Workbench, Creo will offer better collaboration, Monica Schnitger, Schnitger Corp Hot Topics, June 19, 2014

CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE-On-the-Cloud Brings High Power Design Tools to Small Design Teams - list of CATIA processes available on cloud, CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE offers location-agnostic content sharing, useful for smaller companies, Sanjeev Pal, ENGINEERING.com, June 17, 2014

Modern Family: The New Relationship Between CAD Technician and Engineer - understanding typical engineering equation, CAD technician, engineer use laptop, iPhone, iPad, cloud, BIM technologies, central 3D model for design information, Shaun Bryant, CADdigest.com, June 5, 2014

CAD Manager Tips to Increase Your Team's Productivity and Efficiency - cloud collaboration tool like Autodesk 360 empowers teamwork, use Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive to store data online, Shaun Bryant, CADdigest.com, May 30, 2014

Lagoa Working on Cloud-Based MCAD Tool - Lagoa's new modeler is based on Siemens PLM Parasolid engine, offers 3 levels of subscription plans: maker, individual, enterprise, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, May 29, 2014

GrabCAD Chooses Parasolid for Workbench Collaboration - GrabCAD CEO Hardi Meybaum announces licensing deal for Parasolid to power collaboration in Workbench at Solid Edge University, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, May 16, 2014

5 Things About AutoCAD Cloud Integration Your Boss Wants to Know - single click access to BIM 360, improved point cloud support, updated UI, easy accessibility of software, unlimited cloud space with subscription, Steward Hudson, Synergis, Apr 21, 2014

GrabCAD: Social Network or Cloud PLM? - Q&A with Rob Stevens of GrabCAD about current business model of GrabCAD, competitors, nature of typical customer, GrabCAD Toolbox, moving to cloud, isicad, Apr 25, 2014

Feature-Based CAD from Lagoa, Coming to a Browser Near You - upcoming product offers simpler, intuitive drag and drop assemble functions, ability to work in fully ray-traced, interactive mode during geometry creation, editing, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, May 1, 2014

Middlemen, Middleware Unlock the Public Cloud - cloud computing offers cost-effective solution to growing complexity of simulation jobs, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, May 1, 2014

NVIDIA GTC 2014: The Dawn of Pascal; the Rise of the Machines - next generation of GPU from NVIDIA, PASCAL measures one-third the size of PCIe card, releases JETSEN TK1, developer kit capable of 326 GFLOPS for $192, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Apr 10, 2014

Cloud Computing - A Few Things to Think About - pros: easy to access, update, no large investments needed; cons: access to files is dependent on internet access of client, host, security issues, Richard Williams, Engineering.com, Mar 20, 2014

Autodesk Talks to Architosh about Octane Cloud Workstation: Autodesk Edition at Amazon - technology basics, client side requirements, real-time performance of Octane Render on OTOY's Octane Cloud Workstation, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Mar 20, 2014

Dell Prepares for the Diverse Future of Workstations - Dell announced workstation virtualization center of excellence, Dell Wyse datacenter for virtual workstations to support trend of workstation virtualization, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, Mar 13, 2014

CAD Collaboration & Cloud: Chat With GrabCAD's Hardi Meybaum - points of disagreement: file is primary things, no technical challenge to get CAD data to cloud, developing tools with good user experience is easy, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Mar 12, 2014

Virtualization, and What You Can Expect from It - Dell launched Workstation Center of Excellence with 4 virtualization software partners: Siemens PLM, PTC, Autodesk, Dassault Systems; reasons to virtualize software, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Mar 11, 2014

SolidWorks World 2014, Pt 2: Trends on Display in the Partner Pavilion - new offerings emphasize expanded 3D printing capabilities, tools that move heavy lifting of design, rendering off desktop, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, Feb 25, 2014

Kenesto PLM Platform Re-Launched - Kenesto adopts OEM product strategy, offers collaboration features with CAD benefits, platform focuses on workflow management, Barb Schmitz, 3D CAD World, Feb 13, 2014

Autodesk Core 1.0: Successor to ShapeManager, or Toy for Enthusiasts? - ShapeManager lacks parallelization capabilities, Autodesk must improve voxel-based approach, solve precision issue, before further development of Core, Nikolay Snytnikov, isicad, Feb 10, 2014

GrabCAD, SimScale Challenge Promotes Cloud-Based Design - participants to design underrun protection device for trucks that will be measured on weight, stiffness, Beth Stackpole, Virtual Desktop, Jan 29, 2014

Review: Lagoa.com Cloud Render Solution - browser-based app can handle complex, multiple part assemblies, works on project basis, materials provide quick effects for typically complex materials, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Jan 27, 2014

CAD-PDM Integration, Transparency and Cloud Pain Killer - Data management transparency is a key for success, offer users familiar user experience, sneak cloud servers into CAD system, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Jan 28, 2014

CFDCalc: The Appification of CFD - browser-based CFD calculator, specifically developed to analyze heat sink, SMX mixer (chemical mixer), pipe performance, running a job costs $60-80, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Jan 22, 2014

Dassault Moves to the Internal Cloud - Q&A with CEO Bernard Charles about support on public cloud, definition of platform, architecture, obsolete 'PLM' term, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 21, 2013

A Quick Look at Lagoa's Cloud-Hosted Rendering - composition, rendering tools are accessible from within standard browser, customizable values in material property box, unlimited rendering hours for paying customer, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Jan 20, 2014

CAD Goes Social - GrabCAD offers asynchronous collaboration, integrates with Autodesk, Solid Edge to increase collaboration among engineers for real-time designing, 3D CAD World, Jan 15, 2014

GrabCAD Workbench - cloud-based data management tools, desktop client helps manage upload, sync process, compare tool helps visually inspect where geometry has changed between different versions, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, Jan 13, 2014

Kenesto on Reinventing Itself - Kenesto organizes around workspaces, teams, or communities, allows each participant to model their portion of workflow, manage then eliminates duplicates, overlaps, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 14, 2013

2013, Marked by Cloud and Changing Licensing Methods - new kind of CAE software: modular, designed for repeatable specific tasks, accessible from different devices running different operating systems, targeted at non-experts, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Jan 7, 2014

Cloud-Hosted Renderer Lagoa Now Drives GrabCAD and SpaceClaim Visualization - GrabCAD Workbench has option to open uploaded model in photo-realistic mode using Lagoa, SpaceClaim 2014 shifts rendering processing from desktop to Lagoa cloud, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Jan 6, 2014

What 'End of Local Storage' Means for CAD? - tech trend predicted in 2014: consumers finally embrace cloud storage, external hard drive sales will decline, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, Jan 2, 2014

Cloud Pricing: It's Really Complicated - report finds that there is large range of pricing models, no standards among service providers, pricing is complex, not user friendly, Brandon Butler, Dec 10, 2013

For Broader Adoption, Cloud Must Go Vertical - cloud adoption in manufacturing industries needs technology, commercial catalysts, Allan Behrens, Compare the Cloud, Dec 19, 2013

Fusion 360 Feedback from the Early Adopters - outstanding industrial design tool, works well as lightweight CAD tool, allows cloud collaboration, storage, data crunching for simulation, John Hayes, Engineering.com, Dec 17, 2013

Geometry Comparison Technology, Parallel Computations, Cloud Systems and Much More - LEDAS CEO, Alexey Ershov talks about geometry comparison technology, integrating DEXMA with Fidesys, 'parallel modeling kernel' project, isicad, Dec 11, 2013

Speed Up Engineering IT - virtualization promises solution to budget constraints, challenges associated with deploying new engineering computing hardware, Frank Ohlhorst, Desktop Engineering, Dec 1, 2013

Mainframe2 Building Cloud Platform for Workstation Apps: Shows Stuff at AU 2013 - Mainframe2 takes advantage of HTML5 to extend access to cloud-based compute resources via modern browsers, Kathleen Maher, Graphic Speak, Dec 3, 2013

GrabCAD Workbench Entices More Users with Added Features - CAD viewer helps view 3D files directly from browser without software, desktop client bridges users' local machines and cloud repositories, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Nov 25, 2013

GrabCAD Workbench Just Got a Lot Smarter - GrabCAD added desktop sync client, version control, partner workspace for file conflict resolution, version comparison, improved collaboration, Gavin Bath, Design and Motion, Nov 20, 2013

Autodesk 360: Cloud Credits - click on contract administration, manage users to go to Autodesk 360 website, select 'edit access' link next to users, ensure if Autodesk 360 is checked, expand, check storage, Autodesk remote, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Nov 15, 2013

PTC CEO: Sure, We Could Do the Cloud, But Customers Aren't Interested - talk about NetIDEAS acquisition, evolution of technology portfolio over time, bringing it into managed service environment with NetIDEAS, into peer cloud SaaS environment over time, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Nov 8, 2013

Work with Large CAD Assemblies - employ lightweight visualization technology wherever appropriate, virtualization, cloud technologies are also helpful in handling large assembly performance, collaboration problem, Beth Stackpole, Desktop Engineering, Nov 1, 2013

Workstation, Cluster or Cloud? - factors engineering firms should consider before investing in workstations, grid computing or hosted offerings, Frank Ohlhorst, Desktop Engineering, Nov 1, 2013

The Defined API - categorizes API/customization features as supported, unsupported, forbidden, avoid using unsupported APIs in cloud, check security features as forbidden in PLM 360 API, Doug Redmond, It's All Just Ones and Zeros, Nov 1, 2013

Evolution and Revolution in Geometric Kernels - cluster management approach to control processes, processors on supercomputer, voxel representation for solid body modeling but consider significant drawbacks of voxel representation also, Nikolay Snytnikov, isicad, Oct 30, 2013

Cloud Based APIs - PLM 360 updates automatically overwriting old version; tips for working with cloud API: forward compatibility, smoke tests, documentation, Doug Redmond, It's All Just Ones and Zeros, Oct 30, 2013

RGK Geometric Kernel - Now on a Mobile Platform - RGK Mobile app demonstrates capabilities of RGK kernel, platform coverage, users can open earlier created models, deal with complex models, Lev Borodinov, Sergey Kozlov, Anatoly Kryzhanovsky, isicad, Oct 28, 2013

Sunny Forecast for Cloud-Based PLM - SaaS-based PLM offerings like Autodesk PLM 360, Arena Demand, Arena Projects, Arena Exchange, Solair PLM are getting popular, 9.7% compound annual growth rate of PLM market is expected by 2015, Beth Stackpole, Virtual Desktop, Oct 17, 2013

Siemens Dips Its Toe Into SaaS with IntoSite - cloud-based web app maintains 3D representation of production facility, available at monthly subscription of $45 per user per month, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Oct 24, 2013

CAD File Sharing and Integration Challenges - CAD licenses, mobile devices, publishing process can cause integration issues, use mainstream file sharing cloud services to move CAD data around, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, Oct 15, 2013

From Perpetual Ownership to On Demand, On Lease, Augmented with Off-Premise Computing Power - HyperWorks Virtual Wind Tunnel product launched at Altair Technology Conference, topology optimization tool to optimize geometry for 3D printing is under development, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Oct 10, 2013

Top 3 Pros and Cons to Have a Special CAD File Sharing Tool - integrates viewer, allows dependency between files, provides special publishing services, but ensure security before sharing CAD data, consider costs, scale, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, Oct 8, 2013

CAD Toolkit Maker Tech Soft 3D Introduces New Product Suite for Cloud and Mobile - HOOPS Visualize for Mobile, HOOPS Communicator, HOOPS Exchange are available, helping developers focus on core competencies instead of starting from scratch, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 3, 2013

Simulation in the Cloud is Becoming Mainstream - understanding hardware, processing power requirements for cloud-based simulation, usability factor, growth of collaborative communities like GrabCAD, John Hayes, Engineering.com, Sep 24, 2013

Why LEDAS Labs and Its Geometry Comparison - LEDAS cloud-based geometry comparator project uses stable, reliable technology, is up to 10,000 times faster, provides informative results though user-friendly GUI, API, offered at much lower price, David Levin, isicad, July 29, 2013

GrabCAD Integrates Autodesk Tools Into Cloud Collaboration Environment - GrabCAD Toolbox offers cloud-based access to 3rd-party design tools like AutoCAD 360, Fusion 360 to edit CAD models, Elizabeth Montalbano, Design News, July 23, 2013

PDM, Pt 1: Product Data Management's Journey to the Cloud - brief history of product data management, current state of PDM, difficulties in adopting PDM system, GrabCAD, July 22, 2013

Importance of DWG Drawings and 2D - industries like civil and electrical engineering still embrace 2D drawings, GrabCAD Workbench helps edit any 2D model in browser with AutoCAD 360, GrabCAD, July 18, 2013

TeamPlatform Takes on the Email-FTP-Dropbox Troika - designed for engineers, TeamPlatform can view MCAD models, share files, organize communications, better than trying to use email and Dropbox, Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, July 8, 2013

Why Adobe's 'Cloud' Software Doesn't Work for Customers - issues related to monthly payments, monthly license checking while upgrading from InDesign CS5 to CS6, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, June 21, 2013

CadFaster Collaborate for iPad - works with most BIM tools, 3D model compression technology to greatly shrink BIM model files, 3 impressive viewing modes, supports annotation markup, but limiting Google OpenID system, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, June 3, 2013

Autodesk and Adobe's Cloud-Based Subscription Models - What's the Deal? - cloud, subscription will mean: limited piracy, consistent revenue, identifiable customers, traceable usage; software firms will get better deal, rather than customers, Martyn Day, DEVELOP 3D, June 18, 2013

The Implications of the Cloud for Simulation - both Autodesk, Dassault Systemes announced CAD in cloud offerings that provide integrated PDM functionality, expected to extend offerings to simulation, Chad Jackson, NAFEMS Blog, June 4, 2013

Bentley Pointools V8i - stand-alone product has point-cloud differencing, clash detection functions, can arrange data into more logical layers, used for analysis in Stonehenge heritage project, Eric van Rees, Geo Informatics, June 2013

Axe Marks the Spot - point cloud visualization technology from Bentley reveals Bronze Age engravings on Stonehenge, CAD User, Mar/Apr 2013

Here's What It's Like to Start Up 3D Projects on TeamPlatform - setting up basic account, workspace, using embedded CAD viewer, Jeffrey Heimgartner, CADdigest.com, May 23, 2013

The Costs of the Cloud - primary benefits of outsourcing high-performance computing, challenges involve evolving costing/pricing model, submission model, moving data in, out of cloud, security, regulatory compliance, Frank Ohlhorst, Desktop Engineering, May 1, 2013

GrabCAD Workbench Beta: Browser-Based Project Management and Collaboration App - no installation, download, or thin client needed, has robust support for common 3D file formats, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, May 6, 2013

Sunglass.io Updates Collaboration Platform, Announces $20 PDM - free version includes viewing, versioning, check-in/out, project functionality, US$20/user/month version adds support, ability to host private projects, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, May 3, 2013

GrabCAD Workbench: First Experiments - use viewer to access SolidWorks assembly, collaborate by sharing files, insert pins, comments, lacks basic security between parts, assemblies, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, May 3, 2013

MyCADBox - shares CAD models, syncs STEP, IGES files between PC, iPad, but lacks measure, explode, section, comment features with no direct upload access, Thomas Rambach, CADToolbox.com, May 4, 2013

CAD Collaboration - Are You Taking the Best Path? - opt CAD software that allows file conversions without loss of fidelity, ensure security of files, strong access control before sharing them in cloud, Aaron Goldberg, CAD/CAM Performance, May 2, 2013

Comparison of Cloud-Based CAD Collaboration Services: TeamPlatform vs Autodesk 360 -  TeamPlatform provides far more benefits, being project-oriented product, with exquisite collaboration tools, ability to handle variety of 3D CAD formats, Daniel Dobrzynski, CADdigest.com, May 2, 2013

Lagoa Offers Cloud Based Collaborative 3D Rendering - collaborative platform for creating, visualizing in 3D using web browser, uses Amazon Web Services, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, May 1, 2013

GrabCAD Workbench - manipulate CAD file using in-browser viewer, explode assembly, section view tool with easy slider control, Thomas Rambach, CADToolbox.com, Apr 30, 2013

Sunglass Revision Management - format specific feature used in CAD platforms to keep track of design changes, covers SolidWorks plug-in workflow, web viewer experience, Lou Gallo, SolidWorks:HEARD, Apr 28, 2013

GrabCAD Workbench - definition, collaboration portfolio, workflow of uploading, sharing, collaborating with others, Lou Gallo, SolidWorks:HEARD, Apr 21, 2013

GrabCAD Launches 'Workbench' Beta - view drawings from any major CAD system, maintain comments with drawings, select, view assemblies or parts in BOM, annotate on 3D model, John Hayes, Engineering.com, Apr 17, 2013

GrabCAD Workbench Cracks the Door on Open Engineering - new collaboration site for mechanical engineering, product development, has ability to gather, track all comments, communications regarding CAD content with model, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Apr 17, 2013

Lagoa Brings 3D Rendering to the Cloud - browser-based 3D rendering, collaboration platform, offers cloud-based multiphysics simulation, pro version priced at $123 per month, Beth Stackpole, Virtual Desktop, Apr 8, 2013

Stand Alone Indexing of RAW Point Cloud Data Into .pcg Files - drag, drop AdPointCloudIndexer.exe, raw point cloud file into command prompt, click enter to begin indexing process, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, Apr 2, 2013

Ultimate iPad Guide: Mobile CAD Viewers and Collaboration for Architects - 17 apps, mostly are available for free, BIMx, AutoCAD WS considered as most sophisticated apps, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Mar 21, 2013

The Cloud: Driving a Hybrid - hybrid cloud environment can be combined private or public clouds, on-premises implementations, discussing advantages, Greg Milliken, Desktop Engineering, Mar 1, 2013

Cloud-Hosted Step File Storage with MyCadbox - based on CadFaster QuickStep, MyCadbox can synchronize desktop client's view, iPad app's view, browser-visible content, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Mar 6, 2013

CadFaster Launches MyCadbox for Fast, Cloud-Based 3D Model Sharing - combines features of QuickStep, CadFaster Collaborate, supports STEP format, basic version free, Pro version for $10, with cloud sharing capacity to 100 models, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Mar 5, 2013

MyCadbox - DropBox for CAD Files - cloud-based online CAD collaboration service, free level of MyCadbox can store up to 10 models, paid level at $10/month can store 100 models, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Mar 1, 2013

CadFaster Retools, Releases MyCadbox for Online CAD Collaboration - retooled app, site for sharing models, co-viewing sessions across the Web and mobile devices, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Mar 4, 2013

Meanwhile, Back in the Real World - computing power in cloud comes with limitations, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Feb 26, 2013

Rescale: Build Your Own Simulation Template in the Cloud - offers cloud-hosted software, HPC hardware to create, run customized, repeatable, multi-solver simulation, optimization cycles, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Feb 25, 2013

Laser Scanning, Visualization Reveal Art from Bronze Age -  archaeologists analyzed undiscovered 72 Stonehenge carvings using Bentley Pointools, Richard Zambuni, Cadalyst, Feb 20, 2013

Bentley Pointools' Powerful Visualization Technology Uncovers Prehistoric Artwork on Stonehenge - Bentley Pointools facilitates visualization, analysis of 850 gigabytes of 0.5 mm-resolution survey data, Bentley.com, Feb 2013

Mobile Engineering 2.0 - mobile apps combine real, virtual worlds, offer ways to sketch, draw, interact with digital design data, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Feb 1, 2013

Engineering Meets the Mobile Fast Lane - mobile apps help improve key workflows: early design, collaboration, design costing, on-site field inspection, client presentations, Beth Stackpole, Desktop Engineering, Jan 1, 2013

Cloud-Based Project Management with TeamPlatform - supports wide range of 3D formats, includes online visualization tools, can exports workspace data to Excel, $25/month per member for Pro Team version, Phil Magenheim, CADdigest.com, Jan 17, 2013

Exclusive Interview: Joshua Smith of Kaon Interactive - talk about technology of running CAD on smart phones, tablets, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 15, 2013

Running CAD on Small Screens, Pt 4: Hard to Predict is the Future - future portable devices may have 2GHz eight-core ARM chips; future CAD software may be based on HTML5, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 15, 2013

CAD on the Cloud - benefits include enhanced collaboration, enormous processing power, parallelization of tasks, Martyn Day, DEVELOP 3D, Jan 11, 2013

Where are the CAD Apps for Windows Phones? - market share too small to assign programming resources, Microsoft wouldn't be interested, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 8, 2013

Running CAD on Small Screens, Pt 3: How to Benefit from CAD on Mobile Devices - ease of access, free or low pricing encourage use of CAD apps on mobile devices, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 8, 2013

It Could Be That CAD Vendors will Suffer from Avoiding Granularity - Android, iOS enable users to perform specific tasks while communicating with each other, while Windows, Linux, OS X can't do so, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 17, 2012

Geomagic Spark: 3D Scanning Meets 3D CAD - provides professional-grade 3D scan-to-CAD capabilities at affordable price, Evan Yares, 3D CAD Tips, Dec 12, 2012

cadTouch Looks Like Visio, Runs Like CAD - CAD software might be most advanced 2D CAD package on iOS, touch-drag motion to face fat-finger conundrum, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 11, 2012

Exclusive Interview: Geomagic Spark Encompasses That Other Cloud - first MCAD program to handle entire range from 3D point clouds, talk about working with SpaceClaim, Spark accuracy, scanner support, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Dec 4, 2012

Geomagic Spark Unites 3D Scan Data with MCAD Geometry - Geomagic, SpaceClaim collaborated to create new technology specifically for Spark that combines mesh editing expertise with direct modeling, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Dec 2, 2012

Mobile CAD - 2D, 3D CAD apps are available for mobile devices but format translation is too heavy to handle, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff Blog, Dec 2, 2012

Moving Code to the Cloud - It's Easier Than You Think, Pt 1 - architecting for cloud, considering cloud costs, building simple web-service, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Nov 19, 2012

Running CAD on Small Screens - challenges faced by mobile operating systems: CPU incompatibility, small working RAM, human interaction, graphics accelerated, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Nov 19, 2012

Autodesk Is or Is Not Going Cloud-Exclusive - Q&A with Autodesk executives on moving desktop programs to cloud, Autodesk's pages on Facebook, Twitter, DesignFeed technology, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Nov 19, 2012

Your CAD Software: Coming to a Browser Near You - cloud-hosted CAD needs to deal with new input mechanisms, display modes, response time, security issues, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Nov 1, 2012

NVIDIA Floats Workstations Graphics to the Cloud - cloud-based NVIDIA VGX K2 GPU to deliver virtualized workstation performance, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Nov 2, 2012

NVIDIA Announces First Virtual Workstation GPU - VGX K2 will provide high-performance graphic compute technology to any device connected to K2-equipped data center, Citrix becomes launch partner, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 17, 2012

Sunglass Launches 3D Collaboration Site - rich media annotation feature to pin images, PDFs, videos, hyperlinks as notes on 3D models, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Oct 8, 2012

Sunglass: 2 Way CAD Data Streaming From the Web - first commercial version released, claims to be a live document, ready to accept user input, updates displayed model instantly, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Oct 5, 2012

Sunglass Unveils Cloud-Based Collaborative Product Design - company claims to be first to enable cross format access, offers version browser, integrated plug-ins, collaborative assembly, rich media annotations, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Oct 4, 2012

Breaking: Sunglass.IO Blast Out of Beta, Snags 'GitHub for 3D Design' Title - version browser, deeply integrated plug-ins, selectively control access to individual parts of larger project, rich media annotations, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Oct 4, 2012

HP and Autodesk Move AEC Workflows to the Cloud - primary benefits of cloud for AEC professionals, challenges of using cloud, design enhancements applicable to visualization, model rendering, future of cloud, Carles Marti & Rick Rundell, Cadalyst, Oct 4, 2012

Sunglass Collaborative 3D Environment - cloud–based app direct integrates with SolidWorks, SketchUp, Rhino, uploads CAD models to online viewer, editor, Martyn Day, DEVELOP 3D, Aug 14, 2012

A Fresh Perspective on CAD: Introducing a New Cloud-Based Ecosystem for 3D Design and Collaboration - basic version of Sunglass free, company focuses on making platform capable of handling 2D, 3D models in constrained budget, Laura Hopperton, EUREKA, Aug 9, 2012

Second Generation Maximus From NVIDIA Professional Solutions Group - latest GPU architecture: NVIDIA Quadro K5000, Tesla K20, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Aug 13, 2012

NVIDIA Refuels GPU Architecture for High-Octane Performance - powered by Kepler architecture, Maximus workstation platform can support up to 192 cores for added efficiency, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Aug 10, 2012

NVIDIA Offers Heavy-Duty Parallel Processing in Upgraded Maximus Platform - offers Quadro K5000, Tesla K20 GPUs based on Kepler architecture, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, Aug 8, 2012

How Safe is Your CAD Data? - industrial espionage, move to cloud raise security concerns towards design IP, Martyn Day, DEVELOP 3D, July 31, 2012

Sunglass API Fuels CAD Connections - officially released API directly integrates with desktop software tools like SolidWorks, SketchUp, Rhino, improving collaboration, Beth Stackpole, Design News, July 27, 2012

Optimizing Your Revit Workstation for Point Clouds - hard drive is limiting factor for performance; solid-state drives are recommended for optimization, Kyle Bernhardt, CADspeed, July 25, 2012

Scan-to-BIM: A Reality Check - practitioner of point cloud data, Autodesk Revit, Steve Bury talks about laser-scan workflow, specialized point cloud tools, Scan-to-BIM automation, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, July 20, 2012

Revit vs Online Rendering - tests conclude cloud rendering faster than desktop, Bart Blankendaal, upFront.eZine, July 24, 2012

ePrint & Share - free cloud service from HP helps share files with project members on multiple devices, print using web-connected Designjet printers, Greg Corke, AEC Magazine, July 20, 2012

Do You Wish You Had Flatter Files? - digital flat file cabinet stores drawings in cloud, accessible anywhere; interview with Chris Vaught, Paul Munford, The CAD Setter Out, July 2012

CAD Project Cloud Collaboration. What? - cloud tools: Autodesk 360, BuzzSaw, AutoCAD WS, n!Fuze, 3DVIA, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, July 19, 2012

Vectorworks Cloud Services: Reduce CPU Computing Times, Improve Collaboration in 3D Workflows - synchronizing, computing presentation, construction documents in cloud, leveraging mobile devices, Jeremy Powell of Nemetschek Vectorworks, CADspeed, July 4, 2012

Invisible GPUs are Coming - NVIDIA's Kepler architecture has Hyper-Q feature to communicate with multiple CPU cores simultaneously, making GPU virtualization feasible, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, July 2, 2012

Benchmarking Rendering: Desktop vs Cloud, Readers React, Pt 1 - comments about cloud hype, rendering results, model complexity, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, July 3, 2012

Readers React, Pt 2 - realistic test conditions, rendering resolution, rendering in Revit, simple renderings take longer on cloud, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, July 3, 2012

Benchmarking Rendering: Desktop vs Cloud - rendering AutoCAD sample model on cloud turns out to be a far longer process than on desktop, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, June 19, 2012

Superfast Graphics Let CAD Go to the Cloud - NVIDIA's VGX graphics processor can handle up to 100 users doing heavy-duty graphics using cloud server, Machine Design, June 14, 2012

Graphics Processors Let CAD Go to the Cloud - NVIDIA VGX technology delivers virtualized desktops of users at work, Leland Teschler, Machine Design, May 31, 2012

iOS and Android Apps for Mobile CAD Users - free apps include: ProjectWise Explorer, MagicPlan, AutoCAD WS, SketchBook Mobile Express, Frame Design 2D, CadFaster, TurboViewer, Cadalyst, Jun 7, 2012

No More Cloudy Days - environments fitting into cloud, determining need to implement cloud-based technologies, tools required to create cloud environment, Robert Green, Cadalyst, June 5, 2012

Sunglass.io - talk about company's experience, keeping cost low, ability to run on mobile devices, being different from other tools in market, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, June 5, 2012

TeamPlatform - free for subset of services, web-based collaboration app has product design hub, engineering service portal, 3D scan, print platform, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, June 5, 2012

Which Web Browsers Can Run 3D CAD? - overview of browsers working on desktop, laptop computers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, IE, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, June 4, 2012

Generation 3.0 Online CAD Busting Out All Over - To3D releases working version of its browser-based CAD software, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, June 3, 2012

GrabCAD, Sunglass, and TinkerCAD are Leading a CAD Industry Pivot - browser-based CAD apps facilitate 3D collaboration, interoperability, modeling, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, May 30, 2012

Cloud Concerns - Security - Autodesk Puts Its Arguments On Line - author finds white paper on Autodesk 360 superficially reassuring, contradictory parts; readers worry about security aspects of cloud, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, May 30, 2012

Seeing Collaboration Through Sunglass - browser-based interface has audio chat function, camera views, options to add notes, rendering, supports common 3D file formats, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, May 29, 2012

Start-Up Sunglass Sets Out to 'Disrupt the CAD Industry' - free software as a service supports 3D CAD file formats, can save, store modeling sessions for later access, save geometry in tessellated formats, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, May 25, 2012

Cloud CAD is Really Difficult - understanding CAD architecture, using existing desktop to approach cloud CAD or building CAD architecture optimized for use on cloud, Evan Yares, 3D CAD Tips, May 1, 2012

Why the Cloud for CAD? - discussing product requirements: 3D design, ease-of-use, PDM, accessibility; performance, security issues related to cloud, Jim Foster, To3D Mechanical Design Software, May 10, 2012

Integration of Salesforce.com and AutoCAD WS, Pt 3 - create custom controller extension to implement custom logic, Daniel Du, AutoCAD DevBlog, May 13, 2012

Integration of Salesforce.com and AutoCAD WS, Pt 1 - setting up force.com development environment, Daniel Du, AutoCAD DevBlog, May 9, 2012

Integration of Salesforce.com and AutoCAD WS, Pt 2 - installing force.com IDE, Daniel Du, AutoCAD DevBlog, May 9, 2012

Will Cloud Computing Result in Uniform Pricing? - no, as vendor can block access to software based on IP address, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, May 6, 2012

Mobile CAD, the Cloud, and Management Mayhem - users worried about CAD integrity, file management mayhem, security, understanding public cloud, private cloud, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Apr 25, 2012

Express Delivery - document distribution 'in the cloud' web service, Eneo offers fast, effective, secure document distribution, controls file access, Tanya Weaver, AEC Magazine, Apr 10, 2012

Vectorworks Cloud Services - 4 parts: desktop sync tool, cloud-based Vectorworks server, Nomad for portable devices, web portal, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Mar 20, 2012

Vectorworks Cloud Services: Architosh Has the Story - Biplab Sarkar of Nemetschek on capabilities of cloud services, using it, details of Nomad app, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Mar 26, 2012

Cloud PLM: What do You Need to Know About Multitenancy - single instance of software runs on server, serving multiple client organizations, improves profitability, lowers operational cost, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Mar 18, 2012

Cloud Computing Offers New Possibilities to Design Engineers - CAD vendors like Autodesk, Dassault offering cloud-based apps for simulation, synchronization, rendering, modeling capabilities, minimizing hardware requirements, Justin Cunningham, EUREKA, Jan 17, 2012

Make Me a System with Everything - collection of hardware, software to give single product design system to facilitate smooth data exchange, collaboration, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Jan 1, 2012

PLM Cloud: Differentiation or 'Anti-Cloud Rant'? - Autodesk offering game changer cloud apps, Siemens still testing cloud capabilities, PTC is strongly neutral, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, Dec 22, 2011

CAD Cross Mobile - display, power source are limiting factor for going mobile with CAD, but potential of Android can't be ignored, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, Dec 17, 2011

What the Cloud Really Means - readers responding, liking cloud concept, willing to pay for it, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Dec 13, 2011

FirstTrace's Take on Taking the Cloud Private - addresses security, latency issues, KinnosaONE document management system targets engineering formats, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Dec 13, 2011

Autodesk University 2011, Pt 2: The Promise of the Cloud - myths about cloud busted, areas where cloud can make significant difference, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, Dec 8, 2011

What the Cloud Really Means - virtualization of all aspects of software, most of code needs to be rewritten for cloud, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Dec 6, 2011

The 4 Myths of Cloud Computing in Business - breaking myths about outsourcing, future, money investment, security, Leslie Guevarra, GreenBiz.com, Dec 2, 2011

How Autodesk Uses Cloud Computing to Revolutionize Sustainable Design - cloud provides flexibility, mobility, power of infinite computing, enhancing collaboration between customer and company, Leslie Guevarra, GreenBiz.com, Nov 29, 2011

The Cloud is Dead? - trust needs to be created among users about safety of data in cloud, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Nov 29, 2011

Discovering Cloud Computing - understanding 3 types of cloud related to design industry: public, remote private, private, Bill Debevc, AUGI Library, Nov 22, 2011

Moldflow Insight WS - Cloud Plastic Injection Analysis Subscription - complete service from Autodesk with different price models offers savings up to 33%, John Evans, Design and Motion, Nov 22, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Security Again - even deleted design data can exist on cloud servers as multiple backups, can be stolen, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 18, 2011

How You Feel About CAD in the Cloud? - 15% of respondents are excited, but numbers of cloud-positive people comes down as compared to last year's results, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 17, 2011

Autodesk Cloud-Based Structural Engineering Software Review - Project Storm not finished, cloud computing not up to hype, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 16, 2011

Autodesk Cloud - Pay Per Rendering - How Much Would You Pay? - $84/month for user to keep desktop up-to-date, rendering diligently, The Revit Kid, Oct 8, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Trust - Autodesk needs to earn trust to win its customers over to cloud, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 15, 2011

CAD on the Cloud According to Autodesk's Jim Quanci - Autodesk is convinced about CAD on cloud, but convincing customers is most important, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 10, 2011

Some Thoughts on Cloud Computing - Dassault Systemes is investing in moving its products to common cloud platform, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Nov 10, 2011

The Cloud is Dead? - more readers responding, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Nov 8, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Interview May 2010 - Pt 2 - charging cloud-based services, users' reaction on moving CAD on cloud, data concerns, limitation of selecting more than 30 objects, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 8, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Interview May 2010 - Pt 1 - Autodesk executives on cloud-based offerings, Project Butterfly (now AutoCAD WS), future directions of product, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 4, 2011

All Major Autodesk Products on the Cloud by 2014? - readers comment on subsidizing move of software tools to cloud, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Nov 2, 2011

The Cloud is Dead, Pt 1: Readers Respond - comments on pricy apps in cloud, appropriate usage, security concerns, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Nov 1, 2011

The Cloud is Dead, Pt 2: Twitters Respond - CAD users, bloggers comment, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Nov 1, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Tie-In - considering impermanence, price ramping, unwelcome terms, conditions, technical changes, 'ignoreware,' Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 31, 2011

Cloud, Head's-Down CAD Drafters and Technological Analogies - cloud creates opportunity to optimize work, virtualize computing power, deliver scalability, more, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Oct 28, 2011 

Cloud Concerns - Security - major worries include safety of data, unauthorized access, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 26, 2011

The Cloud is Dead - CAD-on-the-cloud is as important as object-oriented programming, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Oct 25, 2011

Common Cloud Computing Concerns - review of business economics, high level technologies of cloud computing, Dave Edstrom, MoldMaking Technology, Oct 1, 2011

Cloud Benefits - Processing Power - private cloud will get more acceptance for tasks sharing processing load, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 21, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Downtime - potential for downtime increases while working on cloud-based CAD app as compared to working on standalone PC, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 19, 2011

Cloud Concerns - Terms and Conditions - legalese of Autodesk copyright clauses interpreted for users, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Oct 14, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Debuts - users of Autodesk cloud can enjoy free level of initiative related to storage, easy access to certain types of sharing/viewing services, collaborating/simulating data, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Oct 17, 2011

Another Disruptive Autodesk Cloud: Moldflow Insight WS for On-Call Injection Molding Simulation - on-demand cloud-based app to validate, optimize design of plastic parts, injection molds, Randall Newton, GraphicSpeak, Oct 13, 2011

How do You Feel About CAD in the Cloud? - over half of people surveyed were concerned or frightened of cloud, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Sep 30, 2011

3 Key Cloud Principles: Will CAD/PLM Follow? - discussing oracle public cloud, efficiency of portable logic, portable data, open API, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Oct 7, 2011

Autodesk Cloud and 'Business as Usual' Question - different opinions about Autodesk cloud, views of bloggers, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Oct 6, 2011

System Requirements for Autodesk Cloud Rendering - Revit 3D, Oct 6, 2011

Moldflow Insight WS on the Autodesk Cloud - plastic part injection, mild simulation, optimization tools, cloud unit allocations to be based on hours per year, price as per purchase models, John Evans, Design and Motion, Oct 4, 2011

The Cloud Provides Mobility for Construction - web-based products, services by Autodesk offer mobility, subscription customers to be benefitted most, Constructech, Sep 28, 2011

Autodesk Cloud - Don't Panic, Business as Usual - Autodesk's effort to generate revenues from subscriptions by offering few cloud-based services free for subscription customers, Steve Johnson, blog nauseam, Sep 30, 2011

Autodesk Takes a Big Step Into the Cloud - web services to improve desktop capabilities, beneficial for Suite customers, high-performance computing apps to be allocated to subscribers in units, Randall Newton, Graphic Speak, Aug 19, 2011

Autodesk Cloud - How CAD (and You) Will Be Consolidate Online - cloud apps offer online storage, rendering capabilities, energy analysis, simulation, data management to aid collaboration, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Sep 12, 2011

An Overview of Web Addresses for Autodesk Cloud Services - individual web services include: Cloud Documents, Cloud Rendering, AutoCAD WS, Green Building Studio, Conceptual Energy Analysis, Autodesk Buzzsaw, CADforum, Sep 29, 2011

Now This is How to Do the App Internet Right - Autodesk Cloud offers storage, rendering, collaboration capabilities, identifying customer workflows, improving work experience, James Staten, ZDNet, Sep 28, 2011

Autodesk Increases Cloud Capability to Include Powerful Simulation - Autodesk Inventor Optimization service gives different optimized variables, better results quickly, Justin Cunningham, EUREKA, Sep 29, 2011

Autodesk Subscribers Get Cloud Club Membership for Free - cloud-hosted apps with 3 GB of storage space, list of initial web services available for Autodesk subscribers, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Sep 27, 2011

Autodesk Offers Sustainable Design Tools in the Cloud - incorporating early-stage energy modeling into building designs, seeing impact of materials chosen will be faster, more collaborative in cloud, Leslie Guevarra, GreenBiz.com, Sep 27, 2011

Taking BIM to the Cloud - cloud rendering app can produce compelling, photorealistic visualizations in cloud, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, Sep 27, 2011

Autodesk Cloud Computing is Here - analysis of 1st cloud initiative by Autodesk, some features available only to subscription customers, favors Revit subscribers,  Inventor optimization with but only 100 'cloud units,' John Evans, Design & Motion, Sep 27, 2011

Already the Leader in CloudCAD, Autodesk Goes Just About Whole Hog - DesignReview for iOS devices limited to 2D/3D DWF files with no DWG support, 3GB storage, optimization for Inventor, used of now-decade-old Buzzsaw, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Sep 27, 2011

Autodesk Aims to Take 3D Design, Engineering to the Cloud - interview with Autodesk VP Andrew Anagnost, Rachel King, ZDNet, Sep 23, 2011

Autodesk Cloud - Collaborate More and Output Faster - cloud utilities: Project Nitrous, Design Review mobile app, Project Neon; advantage for subscription customers, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Sep 27, 2011

Preparing for Take-Off - factors to consider before storing data in cloud, Andy Cordial, Desktop Engineering, Aug 1, 2011

'Engineering Cloud' Promises to Modernize Manufacturing - Fujitsu offers specialized cloud computing platform hosting CAD, analytic software, using remote virtual environment computing technique, Charles Babcock, InformationWeek, June 22, 2011

Dassault Moves 3D Authoring and PLM to the Cloud - executive on 3DStore for designing, product development, V6 on cloud, SLA guarantee, role of VAR, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, July 5, 2011

'True Cloud' Solution and PLM Competition - cloud computing in various forms, offering PLM on cloud, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, July 2, 2011

Spatial Unveils CGM - availability of modeling kernel, convergence geometric modeler, as well as set of data translation libraries announced, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, June 29, 2011

Dassault Releasing CGM Kernel Through Spatial - native B-rep interoperability with V5 models being offered, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, July 4, 2011

Autodesk, SolidWorks and Collaboration Renaissance - n!Fuze cloud service from SolidWorks, cloud-based Autodesk Nitrous to view, edit, share 2D, 3D design files, Oleg Shilovitsky, Beyond PLM, June 27, 2011

I'm Using AutoCAD WS, Are My Files Safe? - yes, Amazon S3 servers (SAS70) Type II certified can only be accessed by username, password, Derek Wielkopolski, Ideate, June 10, 2011

Rendering on Someone Else's Server Farms - benefits of cloud computing have to be compared with risks involved, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, June 1, 2011

Through Thick and Thin - free Inventor Optimization can perform multiple simulations in cloud, making local machine available for additional work, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, June 1, 2011

Deploying Your Engineering Applications Over a Private Cloud - EASA offers private cloud, free of logistical, security concerns, to host engineering apps, models, Seb Dewhurst of EASA, Desktop Engineering, June 1, 2011

Not Just Rains But Data Too in the Cloud - cloud computing removes installation and upgrades hassles, provides high computing power to users, The Navhind Times, June 10, 2011

CFD in the Cloud - concept of cloud computing, addressing issue like software incompatibility, server space, Mike Hudspeth, Desktop Engineering, June 1, 2011

Defining the Cloud - characteristics of cloud computing, service models include: infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Pamela Waterman & Jamie Gooch, Desktop Engineering, May 31, 2011

The Gathering Cloud - reasons to choose cloud computing: convenience, portable functionality, cost, speed benefits, maturation, due diligence, Jamie Gooch, Desktop Engineering, May 31, 2011

Cloud Computing Forecast: Still Hazy - risks involved in moving to cloud computing, Brian Albright, Desktop Engineering, June 1, 2011

Apple Shatters Cloud Storage Price Ceiling with iCloud. Will CAD Follow? - iCloud mass storage service ' iTunes Match' available unlimited at $24.99 per year, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, June 6, 2011

Cloud-Based Analysis: Silver Lining or White Fluff? - approaches of major vendors to cloud computing, real benefit of simulation on cloud, Pamela Waterman, Desktop Engineering, June 1, 2011 (more FEA articles)

Harnessing the Cloud for Engineering - Inventor Optimization Technology Preview for simplified simulation set-up, performs multiple what-if scenarios in cloud, Bob Williams of Autodesk, Machine Design, May 19, 2011 (more Inventor articles)

Reviewing Cloud Services - comparing Microsoft Mesh, DropBox, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, May 16, 2011

Realizing the Benefits of Vulnerability Management in the Cloud - cloud-based vulnerability management solution is better than that of premise based, Gordon Mackay, AEC Newsroom, Apr 18, 2011

HP, PLM Cloud and Services Aggregation - PLM companies may connect to private, public cloud, Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Think Tank, Apr 12, 2011 (more PLM articles)

The CAD Cloud. Finally. Citrix and AutoCAD 2012 - 9 Autodesk products certified for use with Citrix, XenApp, Skatterbrainz Blog, Apr 6, 2011 (more Autodesk articles)

 

 
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