Autodesk's software products and services help customers design and make technology solutions across architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, education, and entertainment. The company, founded in Mill Valley, California in 1982, has become a staple in 3D design software.
Autodesk earned a spot as a Leader in ABI Research's MCAD SaaS for Large Enterprises & Manufacturing at Scale competitive assessment, with AutoCAD and Inventor scoring well in innovation and implementation criteria. These software solutions support a wide array of modeling options for mechanical engineers and features an excellent UX design for ease of use.
Autodesk was an implementation leader in ABI Research's MCAD SaaS for Large Enterprises & Manufacturing at Scale competitive assessment. As an incumbent provider, new engineers are typically familiar with Autodesk from an early start, due to AutoCAD and Inventor having extensive ties to universities and teaching programs.
Autodesk solidifies its place as an innovation leader in ABI Research's MCAD SaaS for Large Enterprises & Manufacturing at Scale competitive assessment . This is due tp AutoCAD and Inventor CAD functionality, which has strong features such as, but not limited to, dynamic blocks, change history, and support for Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID). Autodesk’s position as a CAD-centric provider is unique because compared to other incumbent providers (Dassault Systèmes, PTC, and Siemens), it can focus more directly on keeping up with MCAD updates and new innovations in the field.