What is Virtual(Cloud) Computing and how can a VDI allow you to work remotely?
VDI stands for a Virtual Desktop Interface and is the portal through which one accesses their working desktop on the internet. Not to be confused with Virtual Reality, Virtual (Cloud) Computing is a metaphor for utilizing various industry specific applications through the Internet. Not to be confused with Virtual Reality, Virtual Computing describes the way your team accesses, designs, manages and shares your specific firm projects and data… all through the VDI.
- YOUR Data with
- YOUR Programs
- On ANY Device
- In ANY Location.
Imagine remote access of your computer applications and server data via a secure Internet connection. Access can be attained through any device including your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
The Mendicant Architect & Advance2000 (A2K)
What Cloud Computing can do for your business?
For those who are serious about moving to the cloud, this seminar discusses the various benefits and limitations of the various types of cloud computing, allowing one to make sure they approach the issue holistically.
and How It Will Affect the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Industry
As a service provider for for businesses in the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction industries all over Texas, the country, and the world, The Mendicant Architect has seen the need and value of Cloud Computing for a multitude of our clients.
As our clients progressed into the world of Revit and BIM, The Mendicant Architect has assisted many of them in their implementation, transition, and management of their services through the cloud. In the hunt for the best Virtual Computing solution for our clients, The Mendicant Architect found Advance2000, an early adopter and leading provider of Private Cloud Computing solutions.
With The Mendicant Architect’s industry experience paired with Advance2000’s state-of-the-art data center and IT Team, your firm gains an exponential advantage over the competition. The experience and know-how to provide you, our customers, with the advantages of working remotely, dramatically improves your business agility, while mitigating your risk and reducing costs. Through TMA and A2K’s services and desires to share these experiences and benefits with you, we have a proven track record with our Cloud Computing services, with thousands of workstations currently “in the cloud.”
What can TMA and A2K do specifically for Architectural, Engineering, and Construction firms?
The Cloud from Advance2000 provides a high performance solution for your graphical work stations. The increased speed, as compared to traditional cloud computing, allows the you to increase productivity and better utilize valuable resources, including sharing models from various locations. The collaborative nature of the cloud, with this next generation computing model, improves cooperation between designers, architects, contractors, and quality control personnel. Our experience providing private cloud service to the AEC market has led us to evolve and grow the Advance2000 Cloud to better serve your needs.
As an Licensed Architect and BIM Advocate, Evangelist, and Evolutionist for over a decade, the Mendicant Architect can help you choose the proper system that fits your business needs and allows you the growth and flexibility you need.
What sets the Advance2000 Cloud apart from other services?
Our service levels, support and 99% customer satisfaction rating. We provide 24/7/365 support, guaranteed system up-time, two-factor bio-metrically secured facilities, and data retention which adheres to the compliance required by business. We provide all the benefits of Cloud Computing without forfeiting critical business functions. Teamed with the Mendicant Architect, your business will reach new heights and experience the business success and efficiencies only available in the Cloud through Advance2000.
Your productivity. Optimized.
Founded in 1991, Advance2000 is a full-service IT Engineering Firm offering customized data solutions, integrated communications solutions and Cloud Computing services to increase your efficiency and productivity.
With nine offices throughout the U.S. and Canada, Advance2000 has provided IT solutions to the architectural, legal, healthcare and manufacturing industries as well as educational and governmental organizations. Our skilled professionals support your company’s IT team with our four-step process:
- Strategic IT Audit
- Architectural Design
The Advance2000 Difference
We have the expertise, proven methodologies and tools to plan, deploy, optimize and manage complex multi-vendor infrastructures, supporting your business goals while reducing capital investments. To sum up the Advance2000 difference:
- People. Our dedicated, highly-trained engineering staff hold certifications from Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent, HP, Citrix, Novell, Cisco, Sonicwall, and many more.
- Turn-key Solutions. A single point of contact for all of your IT needs.
- State-of-the-Art Data Center. Hosted and managed solutions in a secure,
redundant facility owned and operated by Advance2000.
- Commitment. We strive to optimize our clients’ infrastructures, offer solutions for high performance and deliver increased productivity.
- Strong Partners. Key strategic partnerships with leading technology com panies including: HP, Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent, VMware and many more.
We service thousands of customers nationwide. Our proven process delivers measurable results paired with 99% end-user satisfaction.
Why did The Mendicant Architect Partner with Advance2000?
As a provider of various services in the AEC market since 2006 and a practicing Architect, Plumbing Designer, and CAD/BIM Manager since 1995, our industry consistently strives to increase the speed of communication between all partners. While this is not unique to the AEC industry, experience shows many businesses, especially in the AEC industry, are looking for a solution to solve the multi-office and mobility issues we face as a society today. With all of the other benefits Cloud Computing Offers, Advance2000 provides truly the best one-stop cost-effective solution for most firms. Additionally, Cloud Computing with Advance2000 and The Mendicant Architect solves the business needs of both today and tomorrow and prepares a business for the future needs as out industry evolves.
I have attached a Powerpoint Video from Chris France, the CIO of Advance2000, if you are curious and would like more information. YouTube Video Explanation of Advance2000:
Thanks for the opportunity to earn your business!