Bentley Systems’ ProjectWise and Bentley Navigator Honored for Outstanding Innovation
for the Construction Industry

Company

24 April 2013

Are Named 2013 Constructech Top Products

MIAMI, Fla., U.S.A. – Associated General Contractors of America Miami BIMForum – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that ProjectWise V8i and Bentley Navigator V8i have each won a commercial 2013 Constructech Top Product award in the “Trusted Products” category. This is the third time in as many years that Bentley Navigator has won the award and the second consecutive year ProjectWise has won. The award honors technology solutions that have demonstrated the greatest innovations geared toward the construction market. Products and solutions eligible for the Trusted Products category comprise core technology offerings that have been on the market for at least three years. The winning products are selected by the magazine’s editors based on criteria that include their overall usefulness, uniqueness to the construction industry, and growth rate in users during the past year.

“The 2013 Constructech Top Products winners are solutions that can help bring IT strategy to fruition, taking a company to a whole new level,” said Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Constructech magazine. “ProjectWise and Bentley Navigator have demonstrated exceptional value for iterative project review, analysis, simulation, and work sharing. Equally important, Bentley has consistently added new value to these offerings that helps users meet the changing needs of the construction industry.”

Huw Roberts, Bentley vice president, core marketing, said, “It is an honor to have two of Bentley’s foremost products recognized by Constructech for the second and third year in a row. The construction industry has long been a key area of focus for Bentley, and we’ve made a huge commitment to helping the industry improve its success by enhancing collaboration and interactivity through information mobility. We will keep adding new and exciting offerings to extend the value for construction practitioners – such as our brand new Navigator Mobile app with powerful review capabilities to intuitively navigate 3D AEC models and documents on the iPad. We are proud to be recognized for the value and dramatic growth rates for these products, and it’s particularly gratifying to win multiple years running, which attests to our success in ensuring these products evolve with changing user demands.

“I thank the editors of Constructech for these awards, and for their dedication to advocating for the advancement of innovative technologies that enhance the productivity of construction workflows.”

For additional information about the 2013 Constructech Top Products awards, visit www.constructech.com.

About ProjectWise

ProjectWise is a system of collaboration servers and services for AECO information for the design and construction of infrastructure projects while the work is in progress. The system provides secure and managed work sharing, content reuse, and dynamic feedback capabilities including review, mark-up, clash resolution, visualization, automated publishing, and more. Deployed in 92 countries, ProjectWise is the system of choice for 24 of the ENR Top 25 Design Firms, 42 of the ENR Top 50 Design Firms, 72 of the ENR Top 100 Design Firms, 29 of the ENR Top 50 Design-Build Firms, 234 of the Bentley Infrastructure 500 Top Owners, and the majority of U.S. state departments of transportation. For additional information about ProjectWise, visit www.bentley.com/ProjectWise.

About Bentley Navigator

Bentley Navigator V8i empowers users to dynamically navigate, view, and mark up models for design review and coordination. With highly versatile viewing capabilities, Bentley Navigator delivers a more intuitive user experience and improves the interactive quality of information. This alone enables greater project insight and helps avoid costly on-site errors. In addition, teams can analyze projects virtually, to detect and resolve clashes and to simulate project schedules; augment data by registering comments in i-models (containers for open infrastructure information exchange); and produce 2D and 3D PDFs for consumption by a wider audience. For additional information about Bentley Navigator, visit www.bentley.com/Navigator.

About Constructech

Constructech magazine is where construction and technology converge. The publication influences construction professionals to unleash the business value of technology. For additional information about Constructech magazine, visit www.constructech.com.

About Bentley Systems, Incorporated

Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. Bentley Systems applies information mobility to improve asset performance by leveraging information modeling through integrated projects for intelligent infrastructure. Its solutions encompass the MicroStation platform for infrastructure design and modeling, the ProjectWise platform for infrastructure project team collaboration and work sharing, and the AssetWise platform for infrastructure asset operations – all supporting a broad portfolio of interoperable applications and complemented by worldwide professional services. Founded in 1984, Bentley has more than 3,000 colleagues in 50 countries, more than $500 million in annual revenues, and since 2005 has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions.

Additional information about Bentley is available at www.bentley.com and in Bentley’s annual report. For Bentley news as it happens, subscribe to an RSS feed of Bentley press releases and news alerts. To view a searchable collection of innovative infrastructure projects from the annual Be Inspired Awards, access Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure publications. To access a professional networking site that enables members of the infrastructure community to connect, communicate, and learn from each other, visit Be Communities.

To download the Bentley Infrastructure 500 Top Owners ranking, a unique global compendium of the top public- and private-sector owners of infrastructure based on the value of their cumulative infrastructure investments, visit www.bentley.com/500.

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