ENP Newswire -
Release date- 21082014 - Panzura, the leading global provider of locking file and cloud storage systems, today announced that top engineering, planning and allied services firm
Hanson was able to significantly decrease storage costs and empower its distributed teams across multiple locations with the ability to collaborate on BIM/CAD models as though they were working in the same office.
Previously, Hanson faced rebuilding file servers at a total cost of
Reduced time to restore files by 90 percent
Eliminated the need for tape backup, resulting in
Condensed personnel needed to manage the backup and file sharing process by 50 percent
Experienced savings of 56 percent in media needed for backup tapes from
Significantly improved collaboration between skilled professionals in disparate locations - team members in each office running Panzura now see one set of data stored in one central cloud storage system
Having its stored data backup in the cloud enabled Hanson to only add capacity as needed. Panzura also provided an automatic backup and recovery solution that was compatible with Hansons's highly technical and data-intensive Architecture Engineering and Construction applications. Reliable data recovery and version controls prevented hours of specialized and technical modifications from being overwritten.
'With Panzura's data storage in the cloud, we only manage and pay for what we're using,' said Hanson IT Manager
Panzura's patented global file locking technology is the only solution that solves cross-site BIM collaboration issues and has become crucial for internal and external collaboration needs with AEC applications. This unique file locking capability reduces application sync time of users in distributed sites from 20 minutes to 10 seconds, truly enabling all users to work as if they were in the same room.
'We are ecstatic to see the results Hanson has experienced since implementing our patented global file locking technology,' said
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