BIM-Ready: Putting Building Information Modeling into Perspective

BIM-Ready Founder:
Dave Pluke - a driving force in A/E/C CAD, BIM and IT

Dave Pluke

If it's in an office environment and plugs into the wall, chances are Dave has supported it!

Dave's Motto: "Never forget the lessons of the past - Never assume you've seen it all."

I am an AutoCAD Certified Professional

I was a speaker at AU2006, AU2008, AU2010 & AU2012!

BIM-Ready - Putting Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Perspective.

Dedicated to sharing ideas and gathering input on Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the Architecture / Engineering / Construction (A/E/C) Industry. The goal is to forward the adoption and evolution of BIM and the Technology that enables it.

Important Note:

BIM-Ready does not sell Hardware or Software. We do not take commissions from Hardware or Software Vendors. Rest assured we will have no conflict of interest or ulterior motive when identifying, negotiating and implementing a best-of-breed solution for your firm.

As Dave says, "We're not the type of Consultants who push our cookie cutter into your dough!".

Core Competencies:

Strategic Planning / Budgeting / Implementation / Training / Standards Development

Specification, Configuration and Installation of Hardware and Software

Negotiation and Procurement of Hardware, Software and Services

Supervision of Office Build-outs / Relocations / Expansions / Remodels

Oversight and Coordination of external Vendors

Direction of Information Technology / CAD / BIM / VDC / Digital Design

Server and Workstation Virtualization / Cloud Initiatives

Featuring hands-on experience with the following Technologies and Products:

Network Operating Systems:

Novell NetWare (versions 2.1 through 6.5)

Microsoft Windows Server (versions 2000 through 2012 R2)

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 & 2008

VMWare VSphere 4 (Server Virtualization)

Routers:

Lucent / Ascend

Netopia

3com

Cisco

Netgear

Anti-virus / Anti-malware / Web Filtering Solutions:

Novell BorderManager

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise

Sunbelt Software CounterSpy / VIPRE Enterprise

eSoft Threatwall / InstaGate

Symantec / Norton

Microsoft Security Essentials

ZoneAlarm Professional Security Suite

Wide Area Network (WAN) Optimization Solutions:

Riverbed Steelhead

GlobalScape / Availl Wide Area File Sharing (WAFS)

Tacit / Packeteer / BlueCoat

Expand Networks

Silver-Peak

Network Switches:

HP

Intel

3com

Linksys

Dell

Netgear

Trendnet

Desktops / Workstations:

Dell

MicronPC

Gateway

Powerspec

Whitebox

Notebooks / Laptops:

Dell

Compaq / HP

Gateway

Toshiba

Servers:

Dell

MicronPC

Gateway / ALR

Compaq / HP

Telephony / VoIP:

3com / HP

Handhelds / Tablets / Smartphones:

Android

Blackberry

Apple

Palm

HP

Desktop Operating Systems:

Microsoft MS-DOS (versions 3 through 6)

Microsoft Windows 3.11 through 98SE, NT 4, 2000, XP, Vista, 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), 8.x Pro, 10 Pro

Applications Supported:

Microsoft Office Suite: Word / Excel / Powerpoint / Publisher / Access (versions 1 through 2016)

Microsoft Office 365

Adobe Acrobat (versions 4 through 11)

Email: Netscape Communicator - Thunderbird - Eudora - Mercury - Outlook / Exchange

Blackberry Enterprise Server

Web Browsers: Netscape Navigator - Firefox - Internet Explorer / Edge - Google Chrome - Opera

File Exchange Tools: Cute_ftp - WS_ftp - FileZilla - PKZip - WinZip

Autodesk AutoCAD (versions 2.18 through 2014) - AutoCAD 2012/2013 Certified Professional

Autodesk Revit Structure (versions 1 through 2014)

Bentley Microstation, View and Redline (versions 7 through XM)

ProjeCAD (version 2005)

RAM Structural System (versions 1 through 14.x)

ADAPT-PT (versions 4 through 8)

Computers & Structures Inc. (SAP / SAFE / ETABS )

Deltek Advantage / Vision ( Accounting / Proposals / CRM )

Application Licensing tools (Rainbow Sentinel / Aladdin HASP / FlexLM )

Multifunction / Print / Plot / Copy / Scan / Fax Devices:

HP

Canon

Brother

Epson

Ricoh / Savin

Calcomp

Oce

Communications Vendors:

Orbis / IP House

COVAD

Phoenix

USWest / Qwest

McleodUSA

Integra

Time Warner / TW Telecom

Verizon Wireless

Nextel

T-Mobile

Sprint / VirginMobile

Cingular / AT&T

Comcast / Xfinity

Charter

...To be continued...

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To discuss how these skillsets could benefit your firm, contact Dave Pluke at:

or phone: 612 , 424 . 2804

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