Votaw precision has a dedicated high speed line to the internet. We can easily retrieve data from customer secured web sites once the accounts are established. VPT hosts secured FTP accounts for our customers accessible 24/7 from our web site or via FTP protocols. Once an account is established you will receive a username and password. To access your FTP account, simply go to the Votaw home page and pick the FILE EXCHANGE CENTER link. Please contact your sales engineer to request a secured FTP account. Votaw currently accepts data in the following formats:
- Native CATIA V4 & V5
- Native Unigraphics – NX through NX6
- Native Pro/Engineer – Versions through Wildfire
- Native Inventor, Mechanical Desktop & AutoCAD
Several file compression methods are supported along with PGP encryption and decryption. Votaw accepts data on hard media types such as DVD, CD, Zip Disk, and 3 1/4″ Diskettes. All customer supplied electronic data is stored on the central server in a secured partition. In work CAD/CAM files are also stored on the central server in a secured partition. Access to this data is restricted to authorized personnel only. Daily backups of customer supplied data and all in work CAD/CAM data are created using RAID 1 technology ensuring no single point failure of a disc drive causing data loss. Daily backups are created and stored off-site as part of our disaster recovery plan.