Architectural software company Autodesk has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering support to its customers and surrounding community. Autodesk announced a temporary extended access program for several of its flagship cloud collaboration products as more people begin to work remotely.
Through May 31, 2020, Customers have free access to select Autodesk products and services, including BIM 360 Docs, BIM 360 Design, Fusion 360, Fusion Team, AutoCAD Web and Mobile and Shotgun – all for commercial use.
The company also announced that it will extend contract payment terms to 60 days for all customers and partners, for new orders and renewals placed directly with Autodesk through August 7, 2020. It will extend the ability to purchase new multi-user subscription plans to August 7, 2020 and move the retirement to August 7, 2021.
Through the Autodesk Foundation, the company donated $600,000 to support the United Nations Foundation COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, The Centers for Disease Control Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation COVID-19 Regional Response Fund.