May 3, 2006 -- Denver, CO. - QC Data ( http://www.qcdata.com), a leading international solutions provider to some of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, utilities and other infrastructure based organizations, announced today it has acquired certain key Intellectual Property from Barton Creek Technologies, Inc. a privately owned company.
This acquisition will extend and strengthen QC Data’s offering to telecommunication companies through the addition of a full suite of proven software tools designed to provide data migration and automated clean-up for migrations from the Intergraph Framme format to the Telcordia Network Engineer product. The technology acquired consists of a Data Migrator Module for Outside Plant, a Schematic Drawing Generation Module, a Feature Offsetting Tool for data residing in Telecordia’s Network Engineer, and a Stand-alone XML Loader/Importer. In addition to the software itself, QC Data has acquired the full rights to the associated Patent Pending, as filed with the United States Patent Office, addressing the unique set of processes employed in the Data Migrator software.
On announcing the acquisition, QC Data President and CEO, Michael L. Pfeiffer, said, “We fully expect to leverage this newly acquired Intellectual Property within our current telecommunications customer environments. In addition we will utilize this technology to fast track the implementation of our expansion plans into Continental Europe.” Jim Frinzi, CEO of Barton Creek Technologies, added, “Based on our analysis, QC Data is best situated and has the necessary capacity to take this technology to market, and they provide the depth in industry knowledge and domain expertise to maximize the full use and benefits this technology has to offer.”
In addition, noted Pfeiffer, although this software has been developed and proven for use in migrating from Intergraph Framme to Telecordia Network Engineer, QC Data will continue to enhance the technology to ensure its effectiveness in migrating data to the GE Smallworld environment.
QC Data (
http://www.qcdata.com) with headquarters in Calgary, Canada and offices throughout the United States and Europe is a privately held company providing Knowledge Based Business Process Outsourcing and Project Delivery Services for telecommunication companies, utilities and other infrastructure based organizations worldwide. The company specializes in managing, maintaining and improving vital engineering and asset data. QC Data manages and supports the information needs of its clients to deliver both operational and financial value.
QC Data is a registered Trademark, owned by the QC Data group of companies. Certain other company names and products mentioned in this release may be claimed as Trademarks by their respective owners.
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