ARCHIBUS History and Milestones

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1980Developed primary FM Automation frameworks and foundations for ARCHIBUS at Harvard University
1982ARCHIBUS® launched as the world's first integrated CAD and Alpha/Numeric solution for Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facilities Management applications
1983Began collaboration with Autodesk, subsequently becoming Autodesk's seventh 3rd Party Developer for AutoCAD®
1985ARCHIBUS® delivered as the first integrated CAFM (computer-aided facilities management) system
1987Became the #1 AutoCAD-based CAFM solution in the world
1991Named as the first and only Autodesk Strategic Developer for Facilities Management in the U.S.
1991Developed the world's first CIFM™ (computer integrated facilities management) enterprise solution
1993Named by Autodesk as "Developer of the Year for Asia/Pacific"
1993Became a founding member of the International Alliance for Interoperability and the first facilities management software developer of the organization
1995Launched ARCHIBUS Web Central, the world's first comprehensive Internet and intranet solution for FM
1996Received the Reader's Choice Award for ARCHIBUS from Today's Facility Manager magazine
1998Developed a series of Executive Information System™ access solutions to allow even casual users to access the full functionality of ARCHIBUS without extensive training
1999Surpassed the 1,000,000 user mark—both enterprise and Web-enabled
2001Introduced the 9th generation of ARCHIBUS, the world's first TIFM™ solution, for sharing facilities and infrastructure knowledge across an enterprise—locally or around the world
2002Released full translations of ARCHIBUS in Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Korean, and Norwegian
2003Reached 3,000,000 Enterprise and Web-based users
2004Introduced new Web-based solution that integrates enterprise processes and offers personalized views
2005ARCHIBUS, Inc. positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the report "Magic Quadrant for Integrated Workplace Management Systems, 2005"
2005Introduced Project Management, Move Management, and Capital Budgeting applications to ARCHIBUS suite of products
2005Formed strategic partnership with JCI company Sequentra Solutions LLC , a provider of Web-based Lease Administration, Process and Project Management software "SEQUENTRA®" and services.
2005Strategic partnership formed with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), an environmental engineering and consulting firm, to provide a comprehensive package of software and services for environmental management needs.
2006Released ARCHIBUS V.16 solution with enhanced performance, ease of use for Windows and Web environmentss, and greater AutoCAD integration
2006Formed business alliance with NAI Global, one of the leading commercial real estate services providers worldwide
2006Added to network of ARCHIBUS Solutions Centers worldwide with the creation of the ARCHIBUS Solution Center—Germany—Saarbrüchen