Nowadays, companies usually do not operate at just one location. Rather, they are typically located throughout Germany or even worldwide.
To ensure optimum performance when loading and storing complex CAD data, Phoenix/PDM distributes the data to the locations where the development teams work. The database knows at all times where the current version of a file is located. Phoenix/PDM ensures that every user accesses and synchronizes the current files, or updates them automatically at their own location if necessary.
Over time windows, preferably at night, when there is not much data traffic on the lines, archives on the sites can be automatically updated. So that all users always have optimal access times.