Author: Press Release, Ideate Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, California, 7/15/2014 — Ideate, Inc., an Autodesk, Inc. Gold Value Added Reseller, today announced that 3D design, engineering and entertainment software industry leader, Autodesk, Inc., has named Ideate, Inc. its North American Reseller of the Quarter for the First Quarter 2015 Autodesk fiscal year.

Reseller of the Quarter is chosen from more than 200 partners throughout North America, based on conscientious customer support, use of best practices, industry knowledge and dedication, and exceptional sales growth. The honor underscores the Ideate, Inc. commitment to customer satisfaction and its attention to customer loyalty. The Reseller of the Quarter designation is in part an acknowledgement of Ideate experiencing 72 percent increase in software license sales to customers in AEC and media & entertainment (M&E) in addition to significant new license and Autodesk Subscription sales.

“Ideate earned the title of Reseller of the Quarter because of its commitment to customers” said Bill Griffin, vice president worldwide channel sales, Autodesk. . “Ideate demonstrates best practices as it drives the adoption of our software. We’re looking forward to our continued collaboration to address the growing and changing needs of our joint customers.”

Ideate Inc., an Autodesk solutions source for nearly three decades, helps the AEC professional community fully implement the expanded Autodesk solution set. Ideate provides technical training and consulting resources to meet industry specific customer needs and also hosts various in-person and virtual events to help educate its clients, providing them with updated information in the latest industry trends and technologies.
"To be acknowledged as Autodesk Reseller of the Quarter North America confirms our success in achieving our mission to help our customers succeed and win even more new business. Our customers' success is our yardstick to measure our own success," says Ideate President Bob Palioca. "To overwhelmingly delight our customers with complete solutions brings us satisfaction, so this designation certainly delights us.”

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About Ideate, Inc.

Ideate, Inc. is a leading Autodesk Authorized Developer with 25+ years’ experience in software development and specific focus on Building Information Modeling (BIM). As an Autodesk solutions provider, Ideate has offered quality software, training, support and custom consulting services to the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industries since 1992. Headquartered in San Francisco, California and operating Autodesk Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) in California, Oregon and Washington, Ideate is recognized as an Autodesk Gold Partner for Architecture, Engineering and Construction, one of Autodesk’s highest levels of authorization.

About Ideate Software

Ideate Software is a comprehensive set of far-reaching BIM data management tools. Ideate BIMLink powers the “I” in BIM, allowing users to pull data from an Autodesk Revit file into Microsoft Excel for fast and precise editing, and push the data back into Revit with equal ease. Ideate Explorer for Revit lets users search, filter, quantify and select to easily manage the 100,000+ elements in a Revit model. Both solutions help Autodesk Revit users solve problems in AEC workflows and help the Revit community leverage BIM to its fullest advantage.

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