Bluebeam Introduces a New Subscription-Based Cloud Collaboration Platform for Enhanced Control and API Access
Pasadena, California, USA (3 December 2015)
Bluebeam® Software, leading developer of PDF-based annotation and collaboration solutions for the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) and oil and gas industries, announces the release of Bluebeam Studio™ Prime, a new cloud-based subscription solution for digital collaboration.
Studio Prime marks a new addition to the Bluebeam Studio Platform. Introduced in 2010, Bluebeam Studio is the cloud collaboration technology integrated into the company’s flagship annotation solution, Bluebeam Revu® , which helps teams and organisations manage projects anywhere, at any time, from a desktop, Windows tablet or iPad. The two sides of Studio include Studio Sessions, which enables online collaboration among project partners on PDFs in real time, and Studio Projects, which is a simple document management system for PDFs and any other file type.
Studio Prime includes all the powerful collaboration features of Bluebeam Studio, with the additional ability for administrators to globally control user access to managed Projects and Sessions, as well as the ability to download in-depth reports documenting all Projects and Sessions activity. Studio Prime also provides access to the Bluebeam Studio API, which supports integrations with third-party systems.
‘By expanding on the cloud-hosted functionality of Bluebeam Studio, we have built an enterprise-class collaboration platform that can be leveraged per project or across an entire organisation to create a fully admin-managed environment’, explains Bluebeam VP of Product Management, Patrick Keller.
Studio Prime’s focus on administrative control meets the demand for additional organisational oversight of cloud-hosted content. Through the Studio Prime Portal, administrators, for example, can block or restrict external collaborators who no longer need access to managed Sessions and Projects upon completion of a project. With Studio Insights, administrators can generate in-depth, exportable reports on Project and Session activity, providing greater visibility into Studio usage and easy audits of user access to managed content.
Organisations that choose Studio Prime will have access to the Studio API for integration creation via the Bluebeam Developer Network. Once Bluebeam has approved the proposed integration, Studio Prime administrators have the ability to authorise members to leverage the API, as in the case of a project manager who wants to keep Studio Project documents in sync with an internal document management system or launch a Studio Session from an external application. Prime administrators can also disable integrations if, for example, an integration is in violation of company-content policies.
Bluebeam Studio Prime is available directly from Bluebeam and Bluebeam Authorised Resellers on 3 December 2015.
About Bluebeam, Inc.
Bluebeam's innovative desktop, mobile and cloud solutions push the limits of digital collaboration to enable professionals, who work in the most document-intensive industries, to do what they do, better. Bluebeam's award-winning PDF solutions are used by the world’s top architectural, engineering and construction firms, oil and gas companies, manufacturers, government agencies and municipalities to reduce paper usage by more than 85% and to increase productivity by over 60%. The Bluebeam Account Services team and global reseller network have been solving customer challenges in over 100 countries for more than a decade. Visit www.bluebeam.com.au for more on why Bluebeam is changing the status quo and setting a new standard.