SAN BRUNO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 5, 2012) - Aconex, the world's most widely-used online collaboration platform for construction, energy and resources projects, announced today that it has been named one of Constructech magazine's 2012 Constructech 50. The Constructech 50 lists the most influential construction technology providers with strong and ongoing market presence.
"The Aconex online collaboration platform satisfies a need in today's AEC market, allowing all stakeholders to share data on a project in one place," said the editors of Constructech magazine. "The company entered the U.S. market and continues to grow its presence significantly in a down economy, indicating the need for a viable collaboration solution on large construction projects."
Constructech 50 companies are judged by Constructech's editorial team on a variety of criteria including: a strong product/service aimed at the construction industry, ongoing customer satisfaction and growth, and outreach and educational efforts for the construction industry.
"Aconex is honored to be included in this year's Constructech 50," said Leigh Jasper, CEO of Aconex. "We've had hundreds of new clients come on board this year that now use Aconex to deliver complex projects as a team. Like Constructech magazine, our clients recognize the importance of multi-party collaboration to complete projects under budget, ahead of schedule and with reduced risk."
Aconex has 270,000 users working on 12,000 international projects and is one of the most experienced Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies in the world. The SaaS delivery model provides a neutral, central and secure platform, helping all parties involved to align processes and manage the large volumes of information created during a project's lifecycle.
As the technology advocate for the construction industry, Constructech magazine helps builders, contractors, and corporate owners make informed decisions about software and systems for the office and the field. Constructech continues to be a highly respected and trusted resource for construction technology for almost 15 years, providing unbiased opinions and informative news on software, hardware, automation, and service. www.constructech.com
Aconex is a web-based platform for managing the large volume of information created and exchanged during a project's lifecycle. Using the secure, central platform, each organization involved in a project is able to access, distribute, track and archive its documents and correspondence in real time. This reduces administrative costs such as printing and distribution, improves productivity by streamlining the flow of information and reduces companies' exposure to risks such as disputes and delays.
From its 43 offices around the world, Aconex services US$260 billion worth of construction, infrastructure, energy and resources projects. Projects using the system include the $3.2 billion Panama Canal Expansion, the $6 billion Denver Regional Transit District FasTracks Program, the $1.4 billion Antapaccay Copper Mine Project with Xstrata and the $40 billion Yas Island development in Abu Dhabi. For more information and examples of Aconex in action, see www.aconex.com. Follow Aconex on Twitter using @aconex and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Aconex.