Microsoft and Autodesk Alliance

As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps people imagine, design, and create a better world. Autodesk accelerates better design through unparalleled depth of experience and a broad portfolio of software to give customers the power to solve their design, business, and environmental challenges. In partnership with Microsoft over the last 25 years, Autodesk has been able to develop solutions that improve collaboration, coordination, and communication, to allow customers to accelerate project cycles and get to market faster. Together Microsoft and Autodesk are breaking down barriers to innovation and helping enterprises to achieve their business goals by enabling the entire organization to collaborate more effectively.

Autodesk® Vault
The Autodesk Vault family of data management software helps you keep track of all your digital design assets.
Autodesk Vault data management software products organize, manage, and track data creation, simulation, and documentation processes for design and engineering workgroups. Enjoy more control over design data with revision management capabilities, and quickly find and reuse design data, for easier management of your design and engineering information. Tightly integrated with Autodesk Digital Prototyping and Building Information Modeling (BIM) applications, Autodesk Vault data management software enables teams to more efficiently collaborate and meet tight deadlines.
Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 and Autodesk Vault Integration
Microsoft and Autodesk have teamed up to deliver a seamless integration that takes advantage of newest features and functionality from Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Autodesk Vault software, enabling collaboration without compromise. By integrating these innovative solutions, we’re building a crucial connection between design teams and the extended business enterprise. Together, Vault and SharePoint give the right people the right data at the right time – helping you to respond at the speed of business.
  1. Maximize the value of your data - For the first time, enterprises that rely on both SharePoint and Autodesk software can realize the best of both solutions with a seamless integration that takes advantage of new features and functionality from SharePoint 2010 and Autodesk Vault 2012. 
  2. Enable complimentary business processes - SharePoint users now have direct access to vaulted data and can more easily incorporate it into existing enterprise data, tools and processes, enabling complimentary business processes with engineering workflows.   
  3. Rapidly respond to business needs - By integrating with Autodesk Vault, SharePoint’s interactive, visual search experience now extends to design and engineering, helping your people find ALL the information they need to get their jobs done.  
  4. Make Better Decisions - Because Vault acts as a single source for the most up-to-date design data, SharePoint users now have instant access to accurate information that they can incorporate into interactive dashboards, scorecards, reports, and business applications.  
  5. Connect and empower your people  - Leveraging the latest social computing enhancements in Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Autodesk Vault 2012 enables your designers and engineers to participate in communities through video conferencing, capturing discussions, and sharing expertise.