Panzura, Customers and Partners Highlight Successes and Solutions at Autodesk University Live Roundtables

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Provider of World’s Fastest Global File System, Panzura, Joined by Microdesk, Applied Software, U.S. CAD, ATG, Microsol and their Customers to Share Strategies for Driving Success and Coping with Remote Work at Autodesk University, November 17-20, 2020

Panzura will present a series of roundtable discussions at the upcoming Autodesk University, a global digital conference taking place Nov. 17 - 20, 2020. Panzura, their partners and customers are coming together for a slate of engaging discussions on how its enterprise technology is enabling innovation. Panzura will kick off its conference participation with a panel discussion from architecture, engineering and construction leaders.

Channel partner Microdesk will be joined by Leading AEC customers to discuss “The Secrets of High Achieving Firms” on Nov. 17, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. PST. This live roundtable will feature Eric Quinn, CTO of C&S Companies, Rich Holst, Director of IT at Bohler Engineering, Andy Knauf, CTO of Mead & Hunt and Chris Calaf, Director of Technology at Pennoni to explore collaborating across sites and giving everyone a head office file experience that allows them to perform better, meet deadlines faster and scale seamlessly.

The following days’ roundtables will showcase how customers and partners are finding value, mitigating risk and navigating remote work with Panzura’s global cloud file system and military grade security. Additional roundtables include:

  • “Master Cross-site Collaboration,” Nov. 18th at 9:00 a.m. PST; Engineering firms get better outcomes, faster when people collaborate. Therefore, teams should be able to work together in real-time on applications like Civil 3D, Microstation, and Revit, no matter where they are located. Join Josh Steele, IT Manager for Thompson Engineering, Clay Pilkilton, Director of IT Security and Infrastructure from M&S Engineering and Doug Dahlberg from ASTI for a frank discussion about what it takes to stay competitive and how they use technology to let their teams work as if they're all in one office.
  • “How to Make Remote Work, Work,” Nov. 18th at 12:30 p.m. PST; Security and performance issues can significantly impact a team's productivity. One way to fix that is to structure remote working environments correctly. Jeff Gillis, Director of IT at Psomas and Don Piliero, VP of Technology at NV5, will dig into how they are keeping their employees working productively from home with available technologies such as VDI solutions and where they fit in a scalable and flexible environment for remote work.
  • “Achieve Seamless Project and Collaboration and Storage,” Nov. 19, 9:00 a.m. PST; Join Dan Gallivan of Payette and Greg Wesner of Panzura to discuss innovative cloud storage solutions that combine the flexibility, security and cost benefits of centralized storage.
  • “Covid’s 8% Productivity Boost” Nov. 19, 12:00 p.m. PST; When COVID hit, the AEC industry was divided into two groups. The first sent their people home, where they logged in and got straight back to work with productivity increases. For the second group who couldn't access files at the same speed, productivity dropped by up to 35%. Join Panzura and ATG in a discussion about what it takes to have a business so resilient that your organization can work from anywhere, at exactly the same speed as an onsite office.

Already recognized as the fastest cloud file system available, Panzura helps the enterprise work together at the same time in the cloud without the risk of losing data or wasting time, regardless of location. Military-grade security and the most comprehensive cloud management dashboard in the industry make it easy to search, audit, monitor and analyze an entire global cloud network at once. Autodesk University is a global digital event that brings together innovators from around the world—designers, engineers, builders, creators—to explore new ways of imagining, designing, and making.

About Panzura
Panzura is the fabric that transforms cloud storage into a global file system, allowing enterprises to use the cloud as a high performance, globally available data center. Companies all around the world in the sports, healthcare, financial services, media and entertainment, gaming, and architectural, engineering and construction industries, as well as government agencies use Panzura’s fabric to manage hundreds of petabytes of data in the cloud. Visit for more information.

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