The SOLIDWORKS solution partner has adapted its cloud-first approach to provide clients with full management of their CAD environment. In effect, it now offers an industry-leading SOLIDWORKS Hosted as a Service (SHaaS) platform, bridging the gap between engineering and IT teams.
More details can be found at: https://converge.design/cad/solidworks-cad-and-pdm-in-the-cloud-shouldnt-be-so-hard-for-engineering-teams
Much has been made about the ongoing tech talent shortage, which is affecting almost every sector. For engineering and manufacturing companies, these issues can impact the ability to deploy complex CAD and PDM software like SOLIDWORKS. With the enhanced cloud-based solution, Converge Design provides a managed service in support of design, manufacturing, implementation, deployment, and administration.
A recent report from McKinsey revealed that 87% of USA organizations are currently facing a talent shortage crisis. The problem is most acutely felt in the technology sector, which is only compounded by rapid growth in fields such as information security and software development.
For engineering and manufacturing companies, limited IT resources can prevent the implementation of SOLIDWORKS CAD and PDM solutions. This is even more apparent given the recent shift towards remote working practices. With its latest cloud-hosted service, Converge Design aims to remove many of these barriers.
The solution includes a SOLIDWORKS Desktop as a Service product, which provides Windows 10 OS, dedicated resources, and Nvidia GPUs. With this service, engineers have access to standard workstation performance on any device and from any location. As a fully managed environment, client companies have no need to employ significant IT resources.
About Converge Design
Converge Design was established with the goal of bridging the gap between the engineering and IT functions of organizations. Since its inception, it has pioneered a number of innovations in cloud-hosted SOLIDWORKS CAD and PDM services with working in conjunction with it’s sister company EpiGrid. The company’s solutions have been deployed by several major engineering organizations, including Toyota Design Institute, Ecolab, Jeldwen Windows & Doors, Moog Music, and Fossil.
A company representative recently stated: “We have expanded our service offering to include Comprehensive SOLIDWORKS CAD managed services so that customers can entrust us with the management and administration of their CAD environment to an expert. This creates a unique service offering to directly address the most common IT and administration pain points such as a lack of internal resources.”
Interested parties can learn more by visiting: https://converge.design
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