CSI Partners Deliver Enterprise-Class Services to Customers Across Multiple Industries
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 24, 2012 — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has unveiled a new Consulting System Integrator (CSI) Partner Program to help grow Autodesk’s global business network and meet increasing customer demand for an integrated technology and process offering. The program is intended to help professionals realize the benefits of connected workflows in Autodesk design and creation suites for building, entertainment, engineering, construction, infrastructure, product, plant and factory design.
Gehry Technologies, CSI Global Services, Pty, Ltd., Avineon and PCO Innovation are the first four Autodesk CSI partners with Building Information Modeling ( BIM) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) expertise. The CSI Partner Program helps empower these companies to better serve their customers by expanding their consulting services to firms seeking to transform business and design workflows. With a focus on enterprise customers, CSI partners will help Autodesk and the company’s existing channel partners identify the right solutions for customers. By working with Autodesk, CSI partners can extend their services into the Autodesk business community and increase the number of services they provide.
“Furthering the business relationship with Autodesk is exciting and a key component to our growth,” said Dayne Myers, CEO, Gehry Technologies. “Customers expect us to help them overcome organizational, technical and process challenges to achieve operational excellence. Working closely with Autodesk and its reseller network allows us to provide the capacity, credibility, connections, capability, and coverage necessary to help architects, engineers, contractors and owners get better value from Autodesk technology.”
“Autodesk resellers have tremendous experience in selling Autodesk software and delivering value-added implementation services,” said Jim Bailey, vice president of strategic solutions at Autodesk. “By working with CSI partners, resellers can concentrate on more strategic long-term deals driven by the CSI partners that will create software sales pull-through and local implementation services.”
For additional information about the CSI partner program or other Autodesk programs, visit the Autodesk Reseller Center.
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries -- including the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects -- use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software for global markets. For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.
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