Autodesk Uses Denodo Platform as Logical Data Warehouse


Kurt Jackson
Denodo enables our users to get the information that they want without having to know every single system that contains it.
Kurt Jackson Sr. Manager, Software Development

Autodesk, Inc. is an American multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, education, media, and entertainment industries.

Did you know that it is possible for a company to completely transform its revenue model, without disrupting business operations? This is exactly what Autodesk accomplished, with the help of the Denodo Platform. But that was just the beginning.

A Seamless Transformation

Autodesk had been operating with a perpetual licensing model for years, but wanted to switch to the more modern subscription-based model. However, the company’s legacy operational data warehouse could not support this critical change without downtime. The Denodo Platform’s data virtualization capabilities enabled Autodesk to establish a logical data warehouse, capable of providing real-time access to data from the old and new systems, during the transition.

Once the transformation was complete, the new logical warehouse architecture provided other, continuing benefits: By establishing a unified layer for accessing Autodesk’s disparate sources, it facilitated regulatory compliance, as well as collaboration between the business and IT. It also enabled near-real-time payment processing, which was just not possible before.

The Denodo Platform improved our agility, performance, and profitability.


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  • Industry: Technology
  • Location: USA
  • Solution: Cloud Solutions
  • Product: Denodo Platform for AWS

At a glance

Successfully transformed its licensing model from perpetual to subscription.

Can more easily comply with SOX, GRC, and other regulations.

Improved collaboration between IT and lines-of-business.

Can now process payments in near-real-time.

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