Video – Welcome to DesignBase Xi

Please click here to re-load video: http://dbxi.poweranalytics.io/video-welcome-to-designbase-xi/ Audio Transcript: Hello! My name is Taylor Brockman, Chief Technology Officer of Power Analytics. In this brief video, it is my pleasure to introduce Paladin DesignBase Xi, a software design tool written for engineers to optimize power models for superior system performance. The X stands for Transactional Grid. The i stands for Internet Delivery. First, we start on our product shopping site, dbxi.poweranalytics.com. We have additional information about our live and enterprise applications including white space management for data centers and Smart Grid Power Management for microgrid installations. As of October 2014, we are offering two price points for DesignBase Xi: $249 / month for software only and $499 / month for software and our power engineering support plan. Both of these solutions offer the full feature set of DesignBase within a budget that fits a power engineer’s expense reports and all payment is handled online via major credit cards. After I purchase my subscription, Power Analytics provisions a secure cloud instance of DesignBase Xi that I connect to via Microsoft Remote Desktop protocol using any major platform including Windows, Mac, iPad and other tablets and smartphones. After I connect to DesignBase Xi, I am immediately presented with a menu of available example content including tutorials, sample models, online help, and technical support services. Any projects and models that I design are saved in an encrypted, protected format to my private cloud instance. Included in DesignBase is the Paladin Grid Element library containing detailed engineering specifications from major equipment manufacturers to help you size, simulate, and recommend exactly the right Grid Elements...

HOWTO Connect to DesignBase Xi via Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol

Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol enables your laptop or workstation to remotely control an instance of Microsoft Windows running in a secure data center location. Using your credentials provided at time of purchase, you can connect to your personalized virtual machine instance via Remote Desktop Protocol to access DesignBase and all power engineering content! After connecting, DesignBase is launched by clicking on the Start Menu or Desktop Shortcut: Paladin DesignBase Xi Recommendations for users with Microsoft Windows All modern versions of Microsoft Windows include “Remote Desktop Connection”. The “Remote Desktop Connection” application can be found in Windows: Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Remote Desktop Connection Your DesignBase Xi instance is personalized for you. All Remote Desktop connection information is provided in your account and confirmation connection email information at purchase time! Sample of an Email Message with DesignBase Xi Connection Information. DesignBase Xi Computer hostnames are in the format: xi0000.poweranalytics.io. At purchase, you will be assigned a numerical, anonymized Computer hostname. The DesignBase Xi Remote Desktop username is: dbxiuser The DesignBase Xi Remote Desktop password is randomly assigned at purchase time and can be changed via Windows Security in the ‘Start Menu’. Recommendations for users with Apple Mac and MacBook Microsoft has published a version of Microsoft Remote Desktop that is freely available via the App Store. View “Microsoft Remote Desktop” in App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-remote-desktop/id715768417?mt=12 Sample Remote Desktop configuration menu on Mac Recommendations for users with Mobile devices and Tablets DesignBase Xi also works great for displaying and browsing designs on modern smartphone and tablet platforms using Remote Desktop connection clients available in the Google Play store and...