Friday, May 6, 2011

“The Construction Industry Moves to the Cloud”

An e-mail I received today directed my attention to this article from

A/E/C Market Takes Online Planrooms and Digital Blueprints into the Cloud to Simplify Bidding Process and Coordinate Entire Construction Life Cycle

For building owners, developers, designers, general contractors and architects, evaluating the software and Internet technologies for the construction industry can be a confusing and daunting experience.

Nevertheless, the digital era – or to be more precise – the “Cloud” era is here. Cloud computing essentially means that software applications and all related information reside somewhere in the nebulous Internet on well- protected, redundantly backed up and secure servers located elsewhere and run by a service that specializes in such things.

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