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Clarification on Buzzsaw / Vault ?

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06-04-2013 07:38 AM

Hi,

 

we have tried to get clarification on this from our reseller - but have ended up more confused.

 

We are looking at options for management of data for collaborative / BIM workflow across various projects / design teams.

 

At present we are sharing files via Autodesk 360 - although it is not 'managed' regarding revisions / issues - and doesn't seem to lend itself to 'parcelling' files for different workstages - so that the BIM model gets approved to go through each gateway.

 

We are therefore left looking at Vault + Buzzsaw as possible solutions to put a more rigid data management process in place and have a few questions:

 

From research - Vault is more for organising files / collaboration / revisions / issues - within the office on our server ? and Buzzsaw is for cloud management of data ? - that you effectively need both ?

 

If using either / or Vault / Buzzsaw - do we need Revit Server ? is that something that comes seprately from the Building Design Suite Premium ? or is it simply a way of running Revit from withi that suite ?

 

If we set up Vault / Buzzsaw for collaboration on a project, do all members of the design team need the software / license ? Is there a separate server/client version of each - or does the licence simply cover a certain number of users regardless of whether they are in our office ot one of our design team ?

 

Can you use Vault on its own without Buzzsaw (or vice versa) to file-share and manage data between multiple consultant offices ?

 

Apologies for the barrage of what may well be simple or obvious questions - but we are going from a standing start with this sort of structured data management.

 

Many thanks

Martin

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Re: Clarification on Buzzsaw / Vault ?

06-28-2013 12:14 AM in reply to: MKEllis

Were in exactly the same boat as you with a Project utilising several companies all wanting to use the same BIM model, we have a meeting setup with a reseller to demo Buzzsaw/Vault to see if that will meet our needs

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