Kenesto, a software start-up providing secure desktop-to-cloud engineering file sharing and management, has announced Kenesto Drive for mainstream engineering companies. Kenesto Drive is designed to serve as a more astute alternative to the commonly used shared network drive solutions such as Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive, offering tight integration to popular CAD systems but a lower price point than product data management (PDM) and lifecycle management (PDM) suites.
dozen of those (e.g., SolidWorks, Solid Edge, PTC Creo, AutoCAD, etc.). The challenge is how many other software companies will have already entered a product collaboration space and are trying to be non-overkill PLM solutions. Indeed, Kenesto might not have much chance against Autodesk, as Kenesto doesn’t have the vast CAD user base that Autodesk has, plus Autodesk has its own A360 collaborative cloud data and project management offering . There is a similar situation with GrabCAD, since now