India: Rolta International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolta India Limited, has been awarded a $31 million contract, to be executed over the next two years, to provide consulting, systems integration and software services to the largest three-service municipal utility in the United States, Memphis Light Gas and Water.
This award includes the customization, implementation and deployment of Oracle”s E-Business Suite R12, Telvent”s ArcFM software and PowerPlan”s suite of asset-centric accounting solutions. The project includes the full range of Oracle E-Business Suite applications, including Financials, eAM, GIS, Human Resources, Hyperion and Business Intelligence. When the integrated Oracle R12-based solution is fully deployed in 2014, it will be one of the first R12 and Oracle eAM deployments in the United States for a three-service utility.
Rolta, recognized for its expertise in Oracle technologies through eight ”Titan Awards”, will leverage its extensive Oracle E-Business and financials experience, and its domain expertise in the utilities sector, garnered through numerous projects world-wide. Rolta is leading a consortium including ”Signum Group”, ”Teaming Solutions” and ”Stragistics”, and will exploit the collective experience of the team to provide a superior solution to MLGW.
MLGW will replace its 22 year-old legacy Management Support System with a comprehensive solution comprising a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning system that encompasses Financial Management, Work Management, Materials and Asset Management, and numerous re-engineered business processes to meet its current business needs.
According to MLGW President and CEO, Jerry Collins Jr., “This system will allow MLGW to better serve our customers and greatly upgrade our information technology.”
John Senatore, Executive Vice President of Rolta”s Oracle Consulting Practice added, “The initiative MLGW is undertaking is a significant step toward modernizing operations. The project requires a unique mix of multi-utility know-how and IT expertise, which we are eminently equipped to provide. We are pleased to have been selected to play a key role in providing MLGW and the Memphis community with a state-of-the-art solution, built by our team of consultants with an unrivaled level of quality, excellence, integrity and commitment.”
MLGW is the nation”s largest three-service municipal utility, serving nearly 430,000 customers. Since 1939, MLGW has met the utility needs of Memphis and Shelby County residents by delivering reliable and affordable electricity, natural gas and water service.