Kenesto, a software start-up providing secure desktop-to-cloud engineering file sharing and management, has announced Kenesto Drive for mainstream engineering companies. Kenesto Drive is designed to serve as a more astute alternative to the commonly used shared network drive solutions such as Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive, offering tight integration to popular CAD systems but a lower price point than product data management (PDM) and lifecycle management (PDM) suites.
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the added benefits of automated back-up, personal file ownership with sharing, off-line file access, document discussions and collaboration, project file organization, etc. Figure 2 – Kenesto Drive In the SMB space, many companies struggle with using a full-fledged PLM solution, and in theory, Kenesto Drive could be a good fit. Integration to popular CAD systems will be a must, and Kenesto already offers tight integrations to about a dozen of those (e.g., SolidWorks, Solid Edge, PTC Creo,