Dudek is a California-focused environmental firm with more than 300 planners, scientists, civil engineers, contractors, and support staff. Since 1980, the firm has provided its clients with environmental, permitting, planning, engineering, construction, and operational services.
In addition to its headquarters in Encinitas, Dudek has 12 sites located around the state of California. When Abe Esguerra, IT director at Dudek, started working for the firm in 2002, there were just five offices and only 120 employees. There was no wide area network (WAN), so when interoffice collaboration required employees to share large files, they had to do it via file transfer protocol (FTP), messaging application programming interface (MAPI), or mailing CDs from one site to another.
Dudek’s IT director needed a solution that would provide great application performance over the network, allow for fast transfer of large files, enable effective collaboration between the professionals in the various offices, and deliver these same advantages to employees working at remote jobsites. He also needed a solution that he could easily scale, because Dudek was growing.
The efficiencies and flexibility our employees have gained from this technology translate to real dollars. Thanks Riverbed. The SteelHead toolkit has definitely contributed to the firm’s productivity and profitability.
Esguerra, IT director
Dudek & Associates
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