Cloud-based File Management

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How fast is the Kenesto Drive?

In today's fast-paced digital landscape, time is of the essence. We crave efficiency, speed, and seamless workflow experiences. From our tests on a 220MB SolidWorks file with 154 components, we found the following file open times. The tests were executed with consumer-grade internet, approximately 200Mb/s down, 20Mb/s up. Nothing beats opening a file from your local hard drive.  This works well for the lone operator who doesn’t have to share any data until the project is completed and for whom...

Impetus Infosolutions partners with Kenesto to serve India

Kenesto is pleased to announce that Impetus Infosolutions has partnered with Kenesto to deliver and support Kenesto’s cloud-based document management solution for its customers in India. Headquartered in Pune, and founded in 2017, Impetus serves engineering and construction customers all over India. Impetus’s founder Natchiket Wagh says the Impetus-branded Kenesto Drive document management application fills the need for robust file locking, versioning, and security needed for engineering and...

UC San Diego’s Human-Powered Submarine Team Dives Deeper with Kenesto

This dedicated team of 15 students, representing diverse disciplines like aerospace, mechanical, and computer engineering, to physics, biology, and even English, are pushing the boundaries of underwater exploration. But their journey wasn’t without its challenges. Streamlining Collaboration and Communication: Before Kenesto, the team relied on GrabCAD, which, while useful, lacked crucial features for seamless collaboration. Frequent forgotten uploads led to version control chaos, and...

How to transition from GrabCAD Workbench to Kenesto

All GrabCAD Workbench services end on June 1, 2023.  We’ve had a lot of conversations recently about how to migrate from GrabCAD to Kenesto.  Here are some pointers. Getting Started Begin by getting a trial Kenesto license here.  There’s no charge for the trial and the trial is a full function license.   You may be tempted to get a trial license for everyone in your company – don’t do it.  Instead, add users to your account and after you’ve added them, share your data. What else do I need to...

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What is Kenesto?

Kenesto is a robust cloud-based product document management system.

Kenesto was designed by engineers for engineers and designers, delivering a robust solution for small- and medium-sized companies, especially those working in a diverse ecosystem with many types of documents. With the Kenesto Drive service on a PC, CAD and other applications work directly with the cloud documents just like a local drive, always ensuring access to the most current document. Kenesto provides the necessary tools needed to easily share, view, collaborate with external users, manage permissions, create versions, and lock documents for day-to-day work. Kenesto provides engineers and designers the power, simplicity, and flexibility beyond consumer cloud storage solutions such as Dropbox, and a great alternative to complex and expensive traditional PDM systems.

“Kenesto stands out as a leader in forward-thinking online engineering data management. We now have a secure, cloud-based solution for product document management, collaboration and version control, accessible from wherever we are in the world. On top of that, the Kenesto Drive feature allows our team to interact with our data as though it were a mapped server drive.”

Josh Adams, PE, Founding Principal, Apollo Engineering Design Group

“Kenesto is more than a collaboration tool – it’s fully-customizable to work with your processes and designs, and it provides a virtual workspace to store, view, and manage your data.”

–Elise Moss, Senior Mechanical/Thermal Engineer

“Kenesto has helped us structure our communication flow so that all involved can see the status of every campaign at a glance.”

–Erin Howell, Digital Campaign Manager, MEDIATA