Combined offering to maximize efficiency and eliminate integration challenges for utilities
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- AMX International, a leader in providing complete enterprise solutions, will integrate Intergraph((R) )geographic information system (GIS), outage management, design and mobile workforce management (MWFM) technology with its existing business offerings to provide utilities with a complete, end-to-end suite of technologies for managing their day-to-day operations.
The combined offering will unite AMX International technology with Intergraph GIS and field operation solutions to maximize productivity and eliminate costly, time-consuming integration issues. Additional optional components for the pre-integrated solution include e-billing, business intelligence, cashiering, customer self-service and call center software, among others.
"Utilities of all sizes are currently under increased pressure to deliver more energy while working more efficiently and cutting costs," said Jay Stinson, vice president of Utilities & Communications at Intergraph. "By combining our key strengths, Intergraph and AMX International are providing utilities with a turnkey solution for operating their businesses as successfully as possible. We foresee this solution being especially effective for smaller utilities that do not have the resources for lengthy, costly integration projects."
"Location-based technologies have fast become critical for the successful operation of utilities of all sizes," said Jay Price, president of AMX International. "Intergraph's powerful, open technologies, support for industry standards and vast experience in the utilities sector make the company an obvious choice for completing our utilities management portfolio."
In addition to eliminating integration challenges, the combined solution provides one common user interface across all departments, one point of system communications and work assignments, common, flexible workflows and quick, easy Web access to a variety of key information. Additionally, the offering is highly scalable, supports regulatory compliance efforts, can be installed on all market leading databases, operating systems and technical platforms and can be easily integrated with third-party applications via Web services. Utilities across electric, gas, water and wastewater sectors can implement the entire solution at once or in phases as dictated by their business needs.
Intergraph geospatial software improves data quality and accuracy to enable utilities to more efficiently manage and track thousands of power lines, poles, pipes and other assets while reducing costs. Utilities around the world rely on Intergraph for comprehensive utilities outage, asset and field force management to ensure efficient operation, unified monitoring and control and fast service restoration of distribution networks.
About AMX International
Founded in 1989, AMX International is a leading software and services provider of Oracle solutions as well as its own complete Enterprise Utility Management solution - AMX Utiligy360. Over 800 customers have turned to AMX for the company's complete solutions that integrate the industry's best vendor applications with highly cost effective project management, implementation consulting services, systems integration expertise, on-shore development and complementary software products. For additional information, visit www.amxinc.com.
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 into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence. Intergraph'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 and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially-powered solutions to the defense and intelligence, public safety and security, government, transportation, photogrammetry, utilities, and communications industries. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
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