Buildertrend | December 29, 2020
Buildertrend, the main supplier of cloud-based programming for homebuilders, remodelers and forte temporary workers, today reported that it has gotten a venture from Bain Capital Tech Opportunities and HGGC to quicken its development and grow the administrations it gives to clients. This first institutional venture will quicken Buildertrend's development direction through essential acquisitions and drive venture into neighboring contributions, for example, installments, information investigation and temporary worker administrations. Monetary terms of the private exchange were not revealed.
Established in 2006 by Steve Dugger, Jeff Dugger and Dan Houghton, and situated in Omaha, Buildertrend is the main cloud-based development the board stage for private homebuilding, giving hearty and present day development the executives devices to more than 16,000 homebuilding, redesigning and claim to fame development organizations, their sub-contractual workers and their customers. Development groups depend on Buildertrend to maintain their organizations by normalizing planning and work processes, dealing with installments, buy and change arranges, and improving client correspondence and perceivability.
"We established Buildertrend with a dream to upset the development business and make the confounded homebuilding and forte development measure more straightforward and effective," said Dan Houghton, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Buildertrend. "Bringing top notch cloud-based applications to the business has situated our foundation to be a reasonable differentiator. It was a considerable choice to welcome on an accomplice unexpectedly, and we are eager to cooperate with Bain Capital and HGGC and to use their worldwide organizations and ability scaling vertical programming organizations. This association will empower us to convey considerably more incentive to our clients across the world."
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Aruba | January 12, 2022
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (NYSE: HPE), announced that Brasfield & Gorrie, one of the nation’s largest privately-held construction firms based in Birmingham, Alabama, is standardizing on an end-to-end Aruba SD-Branch network. The firm is deploying Aruba to connect its 19 permanent locations and up to 200 temporary construction sites that it maintains at any given time. This provides its employees high-performance connectivity to critical applications while cutting circuit spending 50% by utilizing direct internet access (DIA) versus multiprotocol label switching (MPLS).At modern construction sites – where data, streaming, IoT, and mobility play vital roles –Brasfield & Gorrie is delivering next-generation services that improve building integrity, increase efficiency and improve worker safety, while reducing costs, by deploying Aruba’s wired, wireless, SD-WAN and AI-powered management solutions.
“Aruba enables us to continue providing our customers with the latest in construction innovation,Whether it’s virtual reality (VR) for an immersive project experience, drones for automating inspections or layout robots for precisely marking the placement of walls and mechanical systems, our network supplies high-performance connectivity to every site.”
-Brad Hamilton, director of IT operations and infrastructure for Brasfield & Gorrie.
Our new SD-Branch infrastructure supplies us with reliable, flexible and scalable connectivity at our branch offices and job sites, whether in a rural area, with little communications backbone, or a highly developed urban area with ample circuits, he added.
After decades using Cisco routing, wired and wireless infrastructure, Brasfield & Gorrie sought to simplify and streamline its networks to save on costs and reduce the complexity that causes burdensome IT overhead. After piloting Aruba at one of its permanent branch offices, Brasfield & Gorrie decided to conduct a complete network refresh.
For its SD-Branch solution, Brasfield & Gorrie has deployed wireless solutions including Aruba’s Wi-Fi 6 access points (APs) and high-performance branch gateways. On the wired side, the firm has implemented Aruba’s CX Series switches for the data center core along with access and aggregation switches.
For management, Brasfield & Gorrie is leveraging Aruba Central for unified and proactive cloud-based AIOps, managements of APs, gateways and switches as well as User Experience Insight (UXI) for hard-wired or Wi-Fi incident detection using AIOps to pinpoint issues that require immediate attention.
Aruba’s solution is more advanced in terms of improved throughputs and policy-based management innovations, which reduces costs for hardware and IT resources, Hamilton said. “Licensing is also significantly streamlined, adding considerable savings.
Beyond deployment and licensing, Brasfield & Gorrie’s network has also proven more efficient to manage. “With Central and AIOps, we’re able to troubleshoot faster,” said Alex Gonzalez, network engineer. “In most instances we’ve saved 75% on troubleshooting time.
Moving ahead, Brasfield & Gorrie looks forward to applying ongoing networking innovations that will help make construction processes more automated and intelligent. This includes considering Aruba’s NetEdit for streamlining switch management and Location Services for providing real-time analytics that enable data-driven initiatives.
We’re excited about our Aruba partnership and the possibilities for the future,” Hamilton said. “From product innovation to technical support, Aruba solutions are just plain better all around.
About Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is the global leader in secure, intelligent edge-to-cloud networking solutions that use AI to automate the network, while harnessing data to drive powerful business outcomes. With Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform) and as-a-service options, Aruba takes a cloud-native approach to helping customers meet their connectivity, security, and financial requirements across campus, branch, data center, and remote worker environments, covering all aspects of wired, wireless LAN, and wide area networking (WAN).To learn more, visit Aruba at www.arubanetworks.com. For real-time news updates, follow Aruba on Twitter and Facebook, and for the latest technical discussions on mobility and Aruba products, visit the Airheads Community at community.arubanetworks.com.
Hexagon | June 02, 2021
Hexagon's Geosystems division partakes in another middle at ETH Zurich (Swiss Government Organization of Innovation) as an essential band together with a gift through the ETH Establishment more than six years. The middle for Computationally Increased Plan in Design, Designing and Development, known as Design++, is proposed to assist ETH with encouraging its internationally driving situation in advanced plan, arranging and development.
The gift from Hexagon will fundamentally go towards building up another residency for Increased Computational Plan at the Design++ focus. The new focus means to foster advanced instruments and cycles that all the while improve configuration, help efficiency in the development interaction, increment the nature of structures and diminish their ecological effect. To this end, the spaces of design and structural designing fuse current information from computerized reasoning, zeroing in on AI and broadened reality.
The middle and the new residency mean to fabricate a scaffold between design, structural designing, development and software engineering.
"We are satisfied to report the association with ETH Zurich and Plan ++. We share the desire, reason, and business person soul with Plan ++. We are anticipating empowering experts to all the while increment efficiency, improve the nature of work measures, and generously lessen the ecological impression of the AEC business," says Thomas Harring, President Hexagon's Geosystems Division. "We have goal-oriented plans set up for AEC, and we are anxious to gain more from driving exploration foundations like Design++."
"Innovation advancement is a basic achievement factor for our business and a critical component of our DNA. Turning into an essential accomplice of Design++ permits us to bring our center ability into the organization and empowers us to drive together this innovation advancement for the AEC business," stresses Burkhard Boeckem, CTO at Hexagon. "We are anticipating teaming up in visual registering, vivid plan, expanded reality, and speeding up insight based innovations in the AEC space through this solid and significant association."