Alameda County Water District Selects Orion

Alameda County Water District Selects Orion

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Markham, Ontario, Canada and Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA – February 1, 2008 – Orion Technology Inc., a Rolta company, and VELOCITIE Integration Inc. announced today that they have been chosen to implement Orion’s enterprise Web-GIS solution, OnPoint™ for the Alameda County Water District in California.

For over 90 years, Alameda County Water District (ACWD) has supplied water to the growing population and businesses in southern Alameda County. With the accelerated growth and development of the area, Alameda County Water District has expanded and adapted to the increasing demands of its residents. Today they have over 200 employees and supply drinking water to more than 324,000 people living in the surrounding areas of Fremont, Newark and Union City.

VELOCITIE is a consulting firm that integrates GIS technology with enterprise IT systems for utilities, municipalities and telecommunication companies. They are an authorized Orion business partner, and will provide implementation services to ACWD. The Orion VELOCITIE team was selected by ACWD due to their combined skills and experience in Web-GIS, the robust and scalable OnPoint solution, and the team’s knowledge of the water utility sector. Orion’s OnPoint™ suite will allow ACWD users to publish their GIS data quickly and securely over the web and connect to any spatial and non spatial data throughout their organization, turning their web-GIS into a true enterprise solution.