EXTON, Pa., U.S.A. – February 10,2016– Bentley Systems is pleased to announce the availability of the CONNECT Editions of the RAM and STAAD applications, providing access to CONNECT Edition cloud services and other CONNECT Edition innovations. The CONNECT Edition provides a common environment for comprehensive project delivery and connects users, projects, and enterprises.
Key new capabilities include:
- Share i-models and PDF files from the desktop with others, or to stage them for easy access from a Bentley mobile app, with the Personal Sharing, a CONNECT Edition Cloud Service.
- Enable structural field activities, including issue resolution and analytical result visualization, with the new the Structural Navigator App for the iPad and iPhone
- Gain greater insight into project performance through Scenario Services, a CONNECT Edition Cloud Service, to allow fast and easy trade-off analysis of structural design alternatives (scenarios)
- Comply with the latest guidelines with new design code updates and additions including new codes for Canada, South Africa, Japan, China and U.S. among others.
Raoul Karp, Bentley vice president, Structural and Bridge Analysis, said, “Our users are asking us how they can deliver more options, innovation, and value to their clients. Our CONNECT Edition users will gain visibility into project performance and can leverage new CONNECT Edition Cloud Services that enable optioneering and collaboration. I encourage all Bentley users to ‘Get Connected’. By taking advantage of a common environment to connect users, projects, and enterprises and by leveraging cloud services, engineers can complete more complex and economical building configurations and designs faster than ever.”