What is Vault?

Vault product data management (PDM) software integrates with Autodesk design tools and other CAD systems to keep everyone working from a central source of organized data. Use Vault to increase collaboration and streamline workflows across engineering, manufacturing, and extended teams.

  • Automate design and engineering processes.

  • Control what people can access and edit.

  • Track revisions and design history.

Caracteristics and functions of Vault

Why use Vault?

Stop searching and start designing

Quickly find and reuse design data and minimize rework and repetitive tasks.

Unify teams and boost productivity

Accelerate workstreams in a system that brings together internal and external collaborators.

Increase product development agility

Achieve faster response times and fewer errors with automation and data accessibility.

Standardize data and processes

Tools for administrators help drive greater organizational standards for data creation, review, and release processes, as well as industry standards.

Direct CAD integration

Manage CAD data in one familiar interface. Autodesk design tools integrate with Vault PDM.

Enterprise scalability

Eliminate the need for object ownership and simplify your replication environment.

Shared views

Share native files with external collaborators while protecting IP. Review, mark up, and track comments.

Enterprise integrations

Extend the value of your data by integrating PDM with other business systems such as PLM and ERP.

Data reuse and design automation

Save time by easily copying designs and reusing, replacing, or copying components.

Engineering change orders

Easily manage engineering change orders (ECOs) with an intuitive workflow.

Project sync

Automatically or manually synchronize files from a folder in Vault with a folder in a cloud drive.

Thin client

Access and view design data, bill of materials, and change orders using only your web browser and Vault credentials.

Concurrent design

Enable multiple team members to make concurrent designs from one central location, with safe, simultaneous access to data.

BOM management

Create and maintain a more accurate and comprehensive manufacturing bill of materials.

Duplicate search

Combine properties filtering with geometric search capabilities to improve duplicate search workflows.

Mobile app

Work with your design and engineering data on the go on your mobile phone or tablet.

More features

Direct CAD integration

Vault integrates with your CAD software using an add-in. Use Vault to manage design and engineering data regardless of the file type, including files from Inventor, AutoCAD, Revit, Moldflow, 3ds Max, and other popular software.

Data reuse and design automation

Rather than starting from scratch, use the intelligent search capabilities in Vault to quickly find the file you need and save time by easily copying designs and reusing, replacing, or copying components.

Concurrent design

Allow team members to participate in the design process concurrently on the same project or assembly from one central location with safe, simultaneous access to data.

Fast data searching

Find what you need when you need it with advanced intelligent search capabilities, saved searches, and shortcuts.

Easy administration and configuration

Vault products are easy to deploy and configure. Get the benefits of effective product data management right away.