Thru to Exhibit at AIA 2011 National Convention

Thru to demonstrate new automated, integrated product delivery (IPD) tools for collaboration, efficiency, governance

Irving, Texas, April 21, 2011 – Thru™, Inc., provider of the leading globally networked enterprise cloud-based Managed File Transfer as a Service (MFTaaS) platform, announced today that it will be exhibiting at the AIA 2011 National Convention, May 12-14, in New Orleans, LA. Since 1857, the AIA has been the leading association for licensed architects, and their annual convention and expo brings together more than 17,000 architecture, building, and design industry professionals. Thru partners with key architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) customers whom require secure file sharing for collaboration and reporting.

What: Thru will exhibit in Booth #3410 in the Software Pavilion at the AIA 2011 National Convention and Design Exposition; http://convention.aia.org/

Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

When: May 12-14, 2011

“Thru is supporting billions in build projects with partners that include HKS, Webcor Builders, and SWA, who recognize the benefits of the Thru MFTaaS platform for file sharing and collaboration, as well as distribution and tracking of all transfers for project builds, billing, and archiving,” said Lee Harrison, CEO of Thru. “We are excited to showcase our global file transfer capabilities, including new tools to collaborate and manage information sharing for projects executing design build or integrated project delivery (IPD). Thru provides its customers with best-in-class project efficiency and governance — without IT, external or guest users on the system, or required training–all with the industry standard SLA and 100% uptime.”

About the AIA
Based in Washington, DC, the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for members in service to society. They carry out goals through advocacy, information, and community. Each year the AIA sponsors hundreds of continuing education experiences to help architects maintain their licensure; sets the industry standard in contract documents with more than 100 forms and contracts used in the design and construction industry; publishes online publications; provides countless Web-based resources for emerging architecture professionals; conducts market research and provides analysis of the economic factors that affect the business of architecture; hosts the annual AIA National Convention and Design Exposition; serves as an advocate of the architecture profession; champions architects’ future by enhancing public belief in the value of design; and promotes design excellence and outstanding professional achievement through an awards program.

About Thru
Thru, Inc., the leading cloud-based managed file transfer platform, trusted to distribute and track large amounts of information quickly and securely across the globe. Thru was named a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner, Inc. in the Cool Vendors in Platforms as a Service 2011 report, April 7, 2011. For more information, go to www.thruinc.com, call 1-800-871-9316 or +44 (0)207 562 8317, or email info@thruinc.com.