Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Autodesk Cloud now Available for Subscription Customers

Autodesk® Subscription now gives you a greater advantage with Autodesk® Cloud capabilities that help you increase mobility, improve collaboration, and optimize your designs—advancing the way you work.

Along with upgrades to the latest software releases, online technical support, and flexible licensing privileges, Autodesk Subscription now provides 3 GB of Autodesk Cloud storage per seat. This enables you to store numerous files in the cloud, extending your workflow beyond the desktop and giving you the freedom and mobility to work wherever you’re most effective. Autodesk Cloud also enables you to share design files with anyone, anytime, anywhere via a web browser or mobile device without the need for desktop software. This promotes collaboration between teams and helps you improve project quality and results.

Autodesk Subscription also provides exclusive access to certain Autodesk Cloud services. Depending on your product or suite, you might have access to the Autodesk Cloud rendering service, Autodesk® Inventor® optimization service, Autodesk® Revit® Conceptual Energy Analysis service, Autodesk® Green Building Studio® service, Autodesk® Buzzsaw® service, and more. These services enable you to perform computer‐intensive functions in the cloud, which means you can explore and visualize more design options, streamline collaboration, and optimize your designs—without investing in expensive hardware.

The enhanced capacity and capabilities of Autodesk Cloud now available through Autodesk Subscription give you a greater advantage—with more power and mobility to help improve project results and accelerate innovation.

Where can I find out which Autodesk® Cloud services I’m entitled to use?

  • 1. Go to http://accounts.autodesk.com

  • 2. Sign in using your existing Autodesk ID and password, or click the button to create a new Autodesk account.

  • 3. After signing in, if you are a Subscription customer, you might need to enter your product serial number to verify your Subscription and see all of the cloud services you’re entitled to use. (Note: To locate your serial number, look for the Help icon on your software’s toolbar – usually located on the top‐right corner. Select the pull‐ down arrow beside the Help icon. From the Help menu, select “About.” Your serial number should appear in the pop‐up window.)

  • 4. Once you have signed in and verified your Subscription, you will see a list of the Autodesk® Cloud services you are entitled to use.

Can I access Autodesk® Cloud services through Subscription Center?

No. Autodesk® Cloud services cannot be accessed through the Autodesk Subscription Center. However, you can sign in to Autodesk Cloud documents at http://documents.cloud.autodesk.com using the same Autodesk ID and password you use to sign in to Subscription Center. For the access points to other Autodesk Cloud services, please see the previous question/answer above.

What are Cloud Units?
Cloud Units are used to measure how much cloud computing capacity you have used with Autodesk® Cloud services, such as rendering or Inventor® optimization, which use computers to perform computationally intense tasks. Cloud Units help you understand how much capacity you have used.

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