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Balfour Beatty saves $5M by simplifying project collaboration

A national leader in construction management reduces costs and accelerates project collaboration with Egnyte

$5M
Reduced IT Costs
2,500+
Employee Collaborators

Challenges

Balfour Beatty manages complex vertical construction and infrastructure projects. To support continued growth, including a major airport renovation, it needed a streamlined, cost-effective way to share information across teams, sites, and devices.

Balfour Beatty reduces costs and accelerates project collaboration with Egnyte
Olympic Stadium, London 1 constructed by Balfour Beatty

Solution

By replacing traditional file servers and file-sharing processes with the Egnyte platform in a hybrid cloud infrastructure, the company established fast, seamless collaboration enterprise wide.

“Balfour Beatty had tried other solutions before Egnyte… but without success. We can now confidently say we have a rock-solid digital documentation process with a smart collaboration solution from Egntye across our entire organization.”
Greg Dasher, Director of Technology and Innovation, Balfour Beatty
Greg Dasher
Director of Technology and Innovation

Results

  • More than $5 million in savings owing to reductions in hardware and software refreshes, VPN services, administrative overhead and printing on one project alone.
  • Smarter collaboration via seamless access to digital documentation for all internal users and external partners leading to increased revenue and profit.
  • Multi-level data protections through a single, secure repository for all users with flexible administration and permissions.
Thomas Volmer, Director of IT, Balfour Beatty
“The benefits of Egnyte have touched our entire organization, from tremendous cost and time efficiencies, to creating a smarter workflow for multiple teams involved in a variety of complex projects.”
Thomas Volmer
Director of IT • Balfour Beatty
Overview

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services. It is the US subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc, a leading international infrastructure group with more than 100 years of experience. Balfour Beatty US specializes in complex vertical construction and infrastructure projects for the public and private sectors, delivering maximum value through continuous innovation, Lean building practices and leveraging the latest technologies.

www.balfourbeatty.com

Locations

US Headquarters: Dallas, Texas

Industry

Construction

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