"To be successful in today's increasingly competitive landscape, companies have to be better, smarter, and more innovative than in the past, and the Technology Fast 500 companies are doing exactly that," said Tony Kern, deputy managing principal of Deloitte's Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry practice. "We applaud MapFrame for being among the fastest growing companies in North America."
MapFrame develops mobile mapping and field automation software for gas, electric and water utilities, pipeline, telecommunications and cable organizations. MapFrame attributes continued growth to its industry-leading FieldSmart(R) technology and dedication to customer satisfaction. FieldSmart(R) software is designed with the end-user in mind, and focuses on speed and ease-of-use in the field. More than just a map viewer, FieldSmart integrates and extends core, back office systems such as CIS and work management, along with entire GIS, into the field and throughout the enterprise. Using FieldSmart, organizations increase efficiencies, improve productivity and achieve ROI from existing technology investments.
In addition to being ranked the 357th fastest growing technology company in North America, MapFrame was again named to Deloitte's 2006 Fast 50, this year ranking the 39th fastest growing technology company in Texas, and the 13th in the Dallas-Ft Worth area.
"MapFrame is a customer-centric organization," said Paul Wilson, MapFrame President and Founder. "The needs of our customers drive the direction of our company, and will continue to do so as we move into the future."
About MapFrame Corporation
Founded in 1991, today MapFrame has over 25,000 end-users, leading the industry in developing mobile mapping technology and field automation processes for utility, telecom, cable and broadband organizations. More than just a map viewer, MapFrame's Enterprising Solutions integrate data from core systems such as GIS, CIS, dispatch and work management in a single, easy-to-use field automation package. Unique compression and data flow capabilities allow organizations to extend back office data, including the entire GIS, into the field and throughout the enterprise. MapFrame's FieldSmart software brings greater efficiency to the field, providing workers with fast access to the latest maps and customer information in both wired and wireless environments. Updates made both in the office and from the field are automatically downloaded on a daily basis, reducing mistakes and improving productivity. FieldSmart applications include View, Route, Secure, Sketch, Inspect, Plot, Repair, Design, Connect and Field Flow Manager. More information is available at www.mapframe.com.
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