Autodesk Inducts KETIV into the Global 2012 Platinum Club

Mar 14, 2012
Resellers and Distributors Inducted for Outstanding Service and Sales Performance

KETIV Named North American MFG+1 Award

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK - News), a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has selected 36 Value Added Resellers (VARs) and Value Added Distributors (VADs) from 24 countries for induction into the 2012 Autodesk Platinum Club during Autodesk’s One Team Conference (OTC) an annual global channel partner event. The channel partners chose demonstrated strong sales performance and commitment to customer service during the 2012 fiscal year.

“Autodesk is proud to announce the 2012 Platinum Club winners and is grateful to each company for its exceptional performance,” said Steve Blum, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Services, Autodesk. “These partners continue to deliver world-class service and technical expertise to their customers, providing them with the software, training and services they need to succeed. Customers have become more efficient, competitive and innovative as a result of these stellar partner efforts.”

Veteran VARs Influence Industry Innovation

This year’s Platinum Club Partners have helped customers take advantage of Autodesk’s 3D design, engineering and entertainment software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas, while solving critical business problems. Through the years, these valued partners have consistently helped encourage adoption of 3D design software in multiple industries and demonstrated what it means to be a trusted adviser to Autodesk users. Autodesk Platinum Club members include channel partners who have excelled in sales, growth and other key measures.

Autodesk supports a number of initiatives for its global channel partner network, including establishing a renowned reseller recognition program; implementing a customer engagement program which has assisted in increased partner solutions sales; investing in channel capability through training; and forming a channel partner web portal designed to deliver resellers fast, easy access to a wealth of resources, program material and news.

Partners are chosen based on their ability in promoting, demonstrating, installing and supporting Autodesk products. Those honored have pioneered the standards that resellers must meet to become Autodesk-authorized VARs.

Autodesk’s global channel partner network includes more than 1,900 partners, all of whom support customers across a number of industries, such as manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment.

                          

KETIV Technologies is a leading Autodesk solutions provider with more than 25 years of experience delivering CAD software and services in California, Arizona, Oregon, and Washington. Serving clients with a global presence in manufacturing, architectural, civil engineering, and process plant industries, KETIV's team of industry specialists increases the profitability of companies by helping them simplify the process of conceptualization, design, production, and data management. Call 866-465-3848 for more information.

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries -- including the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects -- use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop a broad portfolio of state-of-the-art software for global markets. For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.

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