June 10, 2008 – Santa Ana, CA – CADnection®, developers of the premier solution integrating AutoCAD® and SharePoint® applications, today announced that the company has signed a reseller agreement with officetalk, a United Kingdom-based provider of Microsoft Office SharePoint Services.
officetalk will serve as a distributor of CADnection’s product, which forms a seamless integration between Autodesk’s AutoCAD® - the most widely used engineering and architectural drafting program – and Microsoft SharePoint® - a suite of server-based capabilities for data sharing, content management, and business process acceleration.
“The addition of the CADnection product to our portfolio enables officetalk to provide enhanced services to our engineering and architectural customers by extending the value of AutoCAD data to all SharePoint users,” said Frank Faulds – Sales and Marketing Manager at officetalk. “We are excited about the benefits that our clients now have to extend the reach of SharePoint to AutoCAD users across the UK and Europe.”
“Our aim is to establish as far-reaching an impact as we can with our CADnection product, and this means creating a reseller network,” stated Brian Griset, Sales and Business Development Manager at CADnection. “officetalk delivers an excellent reputation and great expertise in providing Microsoft SharePoint services to the customers in their area, and the connection of AutoCAD to SharePoint through CADnection makes a lot of sense to its customers in Europe. We are very excited to add officetalk’s experience to our growing operation.”
CADnection unifies the strengths of AutoCAD and SharePoint by providing improved productivity, overall product quality and time to market for AutoCAD users of all kinds. The CADnection solution was specifically designed to leverage SharePoint’s ability to manage and ensure the integrity of drawings and reference files (XREFS), facilitate search and retrieval based on drawing content, and control access to drawing data both internally and externally.
officetalk was formed in 2002 as a part of the internationally renowned Business Resource Development (BRD) Group. officetalk is a Microsoft Gold Partner, dedicated to providing Microsoft Office SharePoint Services. Situated in the heart of Worcestershire, UK, officetalk have established themselves as one of the UK’s leading specialists in SharePoint Consultancy, Project Management and Integration Services. With a dedicated team of Consultants and Microsoft Certified System Engineers, officetalk can advise and assist with all your SharePoint services needs. Find out more at
CADnection was founded in 2007, with the express mission of delivering a high quality, high value, feature rich AutoCAD/SharePoint integration. It operates as a business unit of the vdR Group, Inc. The people behind the solution have more than 15 years of experience integrating Autodesk products as well as other engineering data and content management-oriented applications.
The features and functionality of CADnection are reflected in the solution’s ease of use, configurability, and native application technology. CADnection focuses on getting the best out of AutoCAD and SharePoint, with non-disruptive implementations, quick deployments and improved productivity. It is sold in 25-seat bundles and licensed on a subscription basis.
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