SPATIALinfo, a supplier of network and spatial information solutions, has announced an agreement with Broadband Services, Inc. (BSI), the leading outsource provider of integrated supply chain management, network design and fulfillment services, under which SPATIALinfo’s products will be incorporated into BSI’s MapVantage™ offering to the Cable and Broadband industry.
Under the agreement, which was announced in a press conference at the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers Cable-Tec Expo here, BSI will utilize SPATIALinfo software that enables MapVantage to translate information from cable system databases to graphical representations of system architectures.
MapVantage is the first cost-effective intelligent mapping, network asset management and data storage solution for the communications industry. MapVantage has been created to enable HFC network providers to seamlessly aggregate, correlate and analyze physical network assets residing on both legacy and next-generation networks in a cost saving centralized manner.
“One of the defining features of MapVantage is the ability of every department at the cable system and corporate levels to view and manage system and subscriber data in real time,” said Andy Paff, CTO, Broadband Services, Inc. “Using SPATIALinfo’s software, we’ve provided our customers with the tools they need to maximize the value of the information they have generated.”