HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 20, 2008 – Intergraph Corp. is bringing the benefits of its proven utility outage management, workforce management and geospatial information system (GIS) technology to rural and small utilities and electric cooperatives (co-ops) through packaged solutions that are cost-effective for the smaller utility market.
By adding new packaged offerings for smaller organizations to its portfolio, Intergraph is now able to provide utilities of all sizes – from the smallest to the largest – with end-to-end solutions for the design and operations of the utility distribution network.
Intergraph sets itself apart in the industry by offering customized vertical solutions for the utilities market. Intergraph assists utilities with a full line of best practice solutions tailored for specific sectors – electric, gas, pipelines, water/wastewater and communications. In addition to providing technologies for automating and better managing outage response and day-to-day work management, Intergraph also supports the planning, engineering analysis, work order design, mapping and asset and maintenance records for a utility’s infrastructure.
Intergraph’s outage and workforce management technology and full line of GIS solutions customized for the utilities industry are complemented by an integrated mobile application that combines engineering tools, workforce management and field force automation technology to provide a common, wireless platform for all types of utility field work. The mobile application can be leveraged across various functions including but not limited to outage management, damage assessment, meter reading, field design, critical infrastructure protection, maintenance and repair, inspection and compliance.
Alongside these key technologies, Intergraph’s portal application provides utilities employees, customers and the public real-time, online access to geospatial data from disparate sources. By aggregating key data in one place, the Intergraph portal enables better, more informed decision-making. Intergraph’s portal capabilities also extend organizations’ traditional business intelligence efforts by providing the capability to view, manage and analyze data in a geospatial context.