Join the VDC and the Cloud Discussion at BTG

Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) and the Cloud Discussion at the Building Technology Group in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC – July 11, 2013 – Join the Building Technology Group in Charlotte on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 as Chris France, President of Advance2000 NC, will lead the VDC and the Cloud discussion. As a contributing author to “Mastering Revit Architecture 2013” and AECBYTES, Chris will discuss how Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the Cloud have become the foundation for Virtual Design & Construction (VDC). Chris will present several ground-breaking technologies that will allow firms to do what they have never been able to do in the past.

Please join Advance2000 / Building Technology Group as we discuss:
•    How the Cloud is enabling “Lean Construction” and “Design for Fabrication”.
•    Running CATIA “in the Cloud” while interfacing with existing authoring tools.
•    How Dassault Systems is doing for the AEC industry what they did for the Aerospace industry.
•    How to lower operating costs for the Owner and Construction Managers.
•    How a single version of the 3D Truth is available for the entire project lifecycle.
•    How to provide agility and mobility to all construction professionals

Advance2000 is a full-service IT firm that provides a comprehensive suite of managed services via its private Cloud to organizations both large and small.  For many firms, Advance2000 is the entire IT shop running their client’s business.  Over the years, Advance2000 has developed particular expertise in the AEC industry and has pioneered “BIM (Building Information Modeling) in the Cloud” solutions.  BIM provides real-time collaboration for projects with high-performance CAD workstations and allows for data storage in Advance2000’s private Cloud. To learn more, visit

About Advance2000
Advance2000 offers full-service IT solutions including private cloud computing, network design and implementation, integrated communications and IT consulting to small, medium and enterprise-sized businesses.  Founded in 1990, Advance2000 enables businesses to rapidly adapt to an evolving environment by improving performance, redundancy, security and collaboration. With nine offices throughout the U.S. & Canada, Advance2000 provides IT Solutions for every industry including architecture, engineering, legal, education, healthcare, government, and manufacturing, among others.  Visit

About Building Technology Group
The Building Technology Group (BTG) is a forum for construction professionals to meet and discuss the latest technologies and trends impacting the building construction industry. Currently there are two BTG groups, one in Charlotte, NC and the other in Raleigh, NC. For more information, visit

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