Keynetix Named as Autodesk AEC Industry Partners

REDDITCH, UK Keynetix, a leading provider of geotechnical data management software, today announced it is now an Autodesk AEC Industry Partner, providing geotechnical data integration within  Autodesk® AutoCAD Map 3D and AutoCAD Civil 3D software.

“Autodesk offers a broad portfolio of solutions—including the new Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2012– to help consultants and owners plan, design, build, and manage more sustainable infrastructure, and we are excited to introduce Keynetix as an Autodesk Industry Partner,” said Paul McRoberts, vice president, infrastructure product line group, AEC solutions, Autodesk.  “This partnership will enable us to jointly provide the best of geotechnical data management and subsurface modelling to the global civil infrastructure industry.”
Gary Morin and Ian McGregor“We are delighted to be working more closely with Autodesk on a number of levels,” said Keynetix Technical Director, Gary Morin. “It is a tremendous opportunity for Keynetix to expand our customer base beyond the UK and bring the benefits of efficient geotechnical data management and HoleBASE to an international audience.   Working with Autodesk also paves the way for even greater integration of geotechnical data into the Autodesk platforms and this will bring many benefits to our customers.”
“Keynetix’s expert knowledge, their long established KeyHOLE application and large geotechnical customer base make then an ideal AEC industry partner for Autodesk in this exciting area of data integration,” said Autodesk EMEA Product Manager for Infrastructure Solutions, Ian McGregor.“Keynetix’s innovative ideas and products will ensure that the current borehole integration module will have an exciting successor which should fully integrate with our BIM solutions.”
More details will be unveiled at the Keynetix User Group meetings in the UK during the next two weeks.  At these meetings, HoleBASE and KeyHOLE customers will have the chance to learn more about Autodesk Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Infrastructure .
About KeyHOLE
KeyHOLE is an AutoCAD application that allows the automated production of geotechnical site plans, cross sections, contours and 3D models from the data contained on the client’s borehole logs.  The system was first launched in the UK in 1990 and has been updated regularly ever since.
KeyHOLE is used by over 80% of the UK’s top 30 geotechnical consultants and over 200 companies worldwide.
About Keynetix Ltd
Keynetix develop and deliver high quality solutions for the acquisition and handling of geotechnical data from site investigations.

As well as KeyHOLE their portfolio includes hand-held data collection devices, rig-mounted logging for drilling specialists, and desktop software such as the popular and well established HoleBASE.  For geotechnical and construction material testing laboratories they produce KeyLAB, an Excel based LIMS system.

Keynetix’s prime objective is to help our customers to be cost effective, maximise the use of their highly trained staff and produce the best possible service for their clients.

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PR and Marketing Contact Information:
Fionn Wardrop
Business Development Manager
Keynetix
+44 (0)1527 68888
Fionn.wardrop@keynetix.com

Technical Contact Information:
Gary Morin
Technical Director
Keynetix
+44 (0)1527 68888
gary.morin@keynetix.com