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IT for Engineering Companies

Catalyst Network Solutions for Engineering Firms

Accelerate time-to-market from design to production

The high-performance computing demands of today’s engineering firms require robust workstations, pay-as-you-go cloud services, massive amounts of storage for huge files containing blueprints, renderings, and project plans, and ultra-fast high-speed connections to reach remote offices and mobile workers. Sluggish computers, outdated CAD software, or slow connections costs time and money, quickly erasing your competitive differentiation.

At the core of your engineering business is IT, and it’s more complex than ever before. Downtime costs money, so you need to ensure that your network and computers are both secure and running at optimum performance—no matter what the situation. Moreover, you need to store, manage, and protect vast volumes of sensitive data with the ability to securely share files between team members across multiple locations. Moreover, with critical files and drawings frequently changing, efficient backup and restore is required to minimize data loss in the event of a disaster.

With the success of your engineering firm defined by the security, availability, and performance of your IT infrastructure, you can no longer rely upon a few in-house, part-time IT guys. Increased competition from across the globe is driving engineering firms to focus on what they do best—engineering—and partnering with the experts to run their IT systems.

That’s where Catalyst Network Solutions can help!

The high-performance computing expertise you need, when you need it

As an end-to-end managed services provider, Catalyst offers a full range of IT consulting services to keep both your IT systems—and your business—protected and running at full speed. We’ll help you maximize the performance of your in-house systems, transition to cloud-based operations and services, or provide off-site support based on your business goals.

Catalyst consultants work with you to determine your company’s needs and engage with software vendors to ensure the right solutions to meet your needs. We’ll guide and support the entire lifecycle of your IT solutions, including:

IT monitoring, maintenance, and support—all at one flat fee

Based on our expertise and experience, we’ll craft a comprehensive—but flexible—managed IT services agreement aligned to your specific business goals and budget. Everything is packaged as a fully managed solution—giving you what you need when you need it—at one affordable, fixed price, together with a single point of contact for handling all of your equipment and software vendors.

You’ll get access to best-in-class technologies to ensure optimal performance and availability, allowing you to focus on what you do best—engineering. Your turnkey deployment includes everything with zero upfront capital expenditure, including migration services, 15-minute infrastructure deployments, unlimited free operating system updates and upgrades, Service Level Agreements (SLAs) guaranteeing 99.999% uptime, predictable responses, and fast resolution times, expert 24x7 remote support, and incremental and full backups for data protection.

Catalyst Network Solutions: Areas of Expertise

Accelerated design and development

Solutions:Autodesk AEC, SOLIDWORKS® 3D CAD, and SOLIDWORKS® 3DEXPERIENCE®

Intuitive, 3D design and product development solutions from Autodesk SOLIDWORKS allow you to conceptualize, validate, create, communicate, and manage, transforming innovative ideas into great products. As one seamlessly integrated system, they dramatically streamline product development with teams working concurrently to accelerate time-to-market, reduce costs, and improve quality. All-encompassing and powerful but easy-to-learn, integrated modeling tools deliver the essential digital design, modeling, CAD/CAM, simulation, and analysis capabilities your business requires.

Outsourcing your Autodesk or SOLIDWORKS environment to Catalyst allows you to: