This 100-Year-Old Construction Company Found a File-Management Solution for the Next 100 Years—with Egnyte and Autodesk
A cloud platform for collaboration, data syncing, and archiving made even better with an Autodesk integration
With its client roster growing each year, along with the number of projects the company had in precon or under construction, C.W. Driver Cos. took an organic approach to building its IT infrastructure—adding storage capacity and file-sharing tools as needed. This created three issues: storage, constant need of expensive upgrades, and shadow IT (data silos and backup issues).
After investigating cloud-based file management solutions, Blaine Crawford, C.W. Driver Cos.' Director of IT, found that Egnyte checked all the key boxes for his company. Egnyte offered a user-friendly interface for file collaboration from any device. It also provided the familiar Windows-mapped-drive format the company’s employees had become comfortable using. And it allowed C.W. Driver Cos. to retire its on-premises data-storage infrastructure and outsource it all to the cloud.
Integrating Egnyte with Autodesk, C.W. Driver Cos. ensures its teams always have the most recent document versions. Because they can access files from mobile devices, superintendents can easily pull up drawings and RFIs in the field. And after replacing on-premises storage with Egnyte’s easy-to-scale cloud solution, the IT team hasn’t had to raise its data storage budget for eight years.