Portland, Ore. – June 3, 2015 – Viewpoint Construction Software® announced MEP Estimating, a solution specifically designed to meet the needs of contractors working in the mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing trades, is now available in the cloud. MEP Estimating is a part of the Viewpoint For Estimating product suite, offering contractors the digital takeoff technology needed to submit on-target bids in less time with precision and improved profit margins.

With a full-service cloud offering, users are given a worry-free IT experience that is configured, managed and supported by Viewpoint. Additionally, customers have easy and fast access to MEP Estimating through their browser, when and where they need it. If desired, with Viewpoint’s Digital Office, customers can also host additional mission critical applications such as Microsoft’s Outlook and Office in the cloud.

“For several years the option of a cloud deployment has increasingly become more important to customers and the market as a whole as construction firms seek new ways to run a more efficient and profitable business,” stated Rob Humphreys, Vice President of Global Product Management. “Understanding this need, Viewpoint has built its own cloud environment from the ground up and not only do we have complete control of the ecosystem, we’re able to provide a simple-to-use format with highly reliable access. This ability allows us to offer customers with a holistic Desktop as a Service (DaaS) experience and a single point of contact where one call puts them in touch with top notch IT expertise and service. As we look to the future, we’ll continue to innovate and find ways to enhance how customers interact with our products and how to deliver the best experience, on the best platform.”