11 August, 2015
Big Data At Autodesk: Getting A 360-degree View Of Customers From The Cloud
The last few years have seen a huge paradigm shift for many software vendors. The move away from a product-based model towards software-as-a-service (SAAS) in the cloud has brought huge changes. Autodesk was one of the forerunners in the field, having been experimenting with cloud based SAAS as far back as 2001 when it acquired the Buzzsaw file sharing and synchronization service. Since then Microsoft, Adobe and many others have been moving into a subscription based, on-demand service, and Autodesk has done the same with its core computer aided design (CAD) products.