Bluebeam Software Teams with QBS Distribution in UK and Ireland
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Bluebeam Software Teams with QBS Distribution in UK and Ireland

PASADENA, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—December 16, 2008— Bluebeam Software, a leader in innovative PDF solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction, legal, and education industries, and QBS Distribution, a leading distributor of software technology in the UK and Ireland, have teamed together to distribute Bluebeam’s market-leading PDF software through QBS’s 600 Value-Added Resellers (VARs) and their top 100 corporate account resellers.

Windows users throughout the UK and Ireland will be able to take advantage of Bluebeam's user-friendly PDF viewing, markup and editing application, Bluebeam PDF Revu®, in addition to Bluebeam’s centralized publishing solution, Conversion Server, to reduce paper consumption, to cut costs, and to promote green business practices. Customers who have implemented a paperless workflow with Bluebeam’s cost-effective solution have already seen an 80% reduction in paper usage and distribution costs as well as an almost instantaneous ROI.

“We are delighted with the opportunity to help such a respected software vendor build its business in our territory,” commented Skye Quin, Sales Director of QBS Distribution, “we are ideally placed to help resellers throughout the UK and Ireland service their customers to a very high standard with the Bluebeam portfolio.”

“As Bluebeam continues to expand globally, we value the expertise and reach of distribution partners such as QBSD. We are confident that QBSD’s impressive channel will enable us to increase brand awareness and expand our market share in the UK and Europe,” said Stephani Haynes, Director of Marketing for Bluebeam.

Bluebeam PDF Revu is available in two editions, Standard Edition for general office use and CAD Edition for AutoCAD® and SolidWorks® users. Bluebeam Conversion Server is a centrally-managed PDF solution that automates PDF creation for large firms. Three interfaces are available including watched folders, network PDF printer, and API integration.

QBS Distribution will be offering Bluebeam pre and post sales assistance on any Enterprise opportunity.

QBSD invites interested resellers to contact Viral (VIL) Vora on +44 (0)20 8733 7134 or email Email Contact.

About QBS Distribution

QBS Distribution (QBSD) is a division of QBS Software with a mandate to professionally service software resellers.

The QBSD reseller database has grown extensively over 20 years and we now supply software to most corporate resellers, Large Account Resellers (LARs), value added resellers, system integrators and any organisation which procures software on behalf of others. Registered resellers have access to exclusive online pricing, product information, order history, order tracking and maintenance & support renewal details. Most of our corporate resellers utilise the QBSD specialist software sourcing service to obtain quotes for unusual software items that are not readily available through distribution. We have developed keen expertise in product licensing, marketing, management and fulfilment.

QBSD participates in many leading industry exhibitions, conferences, road shows and seminars whilst working closely with various user groups. Currently QBSD has full distribution rights for Altova, Bluebeam, CodeGear, Dameware, DeviceLock, Novastor, gotomaxx, LapLink, MeetingSense, NetOp, SimTech (MindMapper), QuickReport, Sybase, WebSpy and Wolfram Research.

About Bluebeam Software

Bluebeam Software invents, develops, and commercializes PDF software intelligently designed to meet the needs of design, engineering and business professionals. As the trusted standard in PDF technology for architects and engineers, Bluebeam produces high quality, easy to use products that allow project teams to improve communication and collaboration immediately with virtually no learning curve. For more information about the company, latest news, and purchasing information, visit Bluebeam Software at


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