Utilities and Communications Organizations Can Better Design, Administer and Maintain Fiber Networks Using New Fiber Network Management ToolHUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 24, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — Intergraph® announces the release of G/Technology™ Fiber Optic Works version 1.1, expanding fiber network information access to intranet and field users with new network and analysis capabilities for Intergraph NetViewer and MobileViewer.
G/Technology Fiber Optic Works streamlines the management of fiber optic infrastructure for utilities, communications providers, municipalities and state agencies who are implementing a public or private fiber network. Fiber Optic Works meets the needs of an enterprise data environment that supports fiber network creation, modification and reporting workflows across the organization.
Fiber Optic Works 1.1, an add-on to the G/Technology infrastructure management product family, offers an enterprise data environment that includes business rules, design tools, relationship models and data validation to support crucial business workflows. With Fiber Optic Works 1.1 Intergraph extends review and reporting of fiber network information to users using local area network (LAN) or disconnected in the field mode. Fiber Optic Works is a pre-packaged application for fiber infrastructure management that offers lower total cost to implement and upgrade when compared to completely custom solutions. With the new version of Fiber Optic Works, users have the ability to generate, edit and review alternative schematic representations of selected portions of the fiber network. Fiber Optic Works and G/Technology are based on Oracle database technology and Oracle Spatial to provide a solution easily scalable to any enterprise.
"We are pleased to introduce our newest addition to G/Technology, Fiber Optic Works 1.1, into our Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) solution portfolio," says Karen Ball, Product Manager, Intergraph Corporation. "With fiber networks steadily becoming more important in the communications industry and critical to smart grid initiatives in the utilities industry, Fiber Optic Works 1.1 provides a configurable COTS solution to meet the design and asset management needs of those implementing their own fiber optic infrastructure."
Intergraph provides a complete range of geospatially enabled infrastructure management solutions for utilities, energy and communications networks. Intergraph solutions for infrastructure management are open and based on the Oracle database technology platform, making it easy to incorporate geospatial data into other corporate information systems. Intergraph G/Technology is a comprehensive, scalable and standards-based solution for geospatial infrastructure and asset management for communications providers adopting fiber networks to meet growing bandwidth needs; for utilities installing fiber infrastructure to build a smart grid or offer broadband to customers and for transportation agencies implementing a backhaul communications network.
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions including ERDAS technologies to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I's U.S. federal and classified business.
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Stephanie Deemer, Executive Manager Public Relations/Government Relations