Solidworks new Web site

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 February 2000

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(2000), "Solidworks new Web site", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 72 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/aeat.2000.12772aag.001

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2000, MCB UP Limited


Solidworks new Web site

Keywords World Wide Web, Internet, SolidWorks

SolidWorks Corporation, a provider of affordable, easy-to-use 3D CAD software for the mainstream design-centric market, has launched its new Web site at: www.solidworks.com With state-of-the-art navigation capabilities, enhanced database integration, expanded interactive multimedia features, and customised sections for prospects, users, and researchers, the new Web site provides visitors with a fresh and informative environment for exploring Solidworks Corporation and its solutions to mainstream mechanical design challenges.

For current SolidWorks customers, the new Web site offers a dedicated support section. Customers can now access a new SolidWorks knowledge database, download software, obtain up-to-the-minute service packs, add to the modelling library for sharing of designs, access technical tips via illustrative multimedia examples, ask technical questions, and preview forthcoming software releases.

For visitors who want to learn more about implementing a SolidWorks solution, there are a variety of new "exploration centres" located on the Web site. These centres provide detailed information and tools concerning the design options provided by SolidWorks products. The site also has a new, simple registration system enabling visitors to receive periodic bulletins that detail SolidWorks forthcoming events and activities in their local areas.

The company has updated the VAR desktop section of its Web site, enabling the reseller channel to order marketing literature and software online, track order status, download demos and access customer case studies.

SolidWorks has also added a number of enhanced features that focus on providing visitors with a secure, convenient place to access information. By integrating drill-down menus on the main page, visitors can quickly and easily move between areas, making it simple to execute content searches and instantly obtain information.