Workspot Customers Showcase High-Performance Cloud VDI at Autodesk University London

Don’t miss Workspot Cloud VDI at Autodesk University London! At Workspot we’re not shy about sharing the powerful benefits of our turnkey cloud desktop service on Microsoft Azure. Just ask, and I’ll regale you with stories about our growing roster of customers across healthcare, financial services, legal, manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) and more. Because we stay so close to our customers, we know exactly how happy they are with our service, and when they tell their own stories about Workspot, it’s so much better than hearing it from us. If you’re heading to London for Autodesk University, you have the opportunity to connect with some of our customers to explore the benefits of cloud desktops and cloud workstations directly from the people who are using them every day!

The theme of the conference is “The Future of Making”, which is really cool because the things our AEC customers make are truly remarkable. From innovative new hospital campuses, airport renovations, and sports stadiums, to natural resources management and water supply planning, Workspot customers in architecture, engineering and construction are building the world around us, and with our cloud VDI solutions, we get to help!

Next stop: Autodesk University London

If you’re heading to AU London, you may meet some of these customers; if not, we hope to see you in the Fall at AU Las Vegas.  Although Workspot serves enterprise organizations across many industries, what’s notable about our AEC customers is that before Workspot, using virtual workstations was pretty much a non-starter. The performance just wasn’t there, especially for power users who were remote from the on-prem data center. Many firms tried it and users just said “no”, while other firms found that the cost and complexity put VDI out of reach – setting aside the performance issues.  We’ve had this conversation over and over again with AEC firms. It’s in this way that Workpot cloud VDI solutions are truly revolutionizing the AEC industry because amazing performance – not to mention freedom for power users to work anywhere and unprecedented business agility – is precisely the reason AEC firms are implementing Workspot cloud workstations. Imagine the performance awaiting business app users if CAD and BIM apps perform so well!

You can find Cloud VDI at Autodesk University London at these 3 locations:

  1. Booth LG-2: Tuesday, 10:20 – 18:00; 18:00 – 21:00. Wednesday, 10:20 – 17:00; 17:00 – 18:00.  Stop by for a chat about cloud desktops and workstations on Microsoft Azure, try a live demo for yourself, and find out how they can help drive growth in your firm.
  2. Industry Talk: Tuesday, June 18 16:55 if your firm is involved in joint venture partnerships, don’t miss this session. Hear how operational efficiency is being completely transformed for greater ROI, accelerated project timelines and better client outcomes.
  3. Lunch & Learn: Wednesday, June 19 13:00. Hear why billion dollar MEP firm Southland Industries is going all-in on cloud workstations, what their implementation experience was like, and what are the results they’re seeing.

AEC Customers Speak Out

You can listen to us all day long and we’ll happily map our capabilities to your requirements, but there’s nothing better than being able to speak to a company that has gone through the transition from physical desktops and workstations (or legacy VDI!) to our turnkey cloud desktop and workstation service. It’s exciting what happens when the IT team is alleviated from “keeping the lights on tasks”, when the business gains agility to grow outside its previous geographical boundaries, and when the best talent for the job can be located anywhere and work anywhere. That is powerful stuff!  Israel Sumano, the IT leader behind Southland Industries’ CIO 100 Award for its Workspot implementation, discusses part of his journey in his blog, which I think you’ll find interesting.

Similarly, Brian Nordmann, CIO of environmental engineering and consulting firm Dudek, discusses how Workspot cloud workstations dramatically accelerated the time it takes for them to process complex images, giving the firm a strong competitive advantage. Read his blog here.

Another AEC industry leader, Eric Quinn, CTO of C&S Companies says, “Workspot is the only way to deliver the kind of user experience that keeps our CAD engineers and my IT team happy and productive.”

Finally, if you have a few minutes, watch this brief video of Mead & Hunt’s CIO, Andy Knauf, who says it best, ” We’re seeing ridiculous speed with Workspot on Azure.” Andy has been very generous sharing everything he has experienced with Workspot and other tech solutions with his AEC colleagues around the world.

Like what you hear? Are you considering moving workloads to the cloud? Moving desktops and workstations to Azure with Workspot’s turnkey service is a high-return place to start. Schedule a demo now!

Hope to see you in London!