Tele Atlas extends relationship with Infotech for database and software development services. Infotech Enterprises, a Global Technology Solutions provider, announced recently that it has signed a new multi-year contract with digital map leader Tele Atlas to provide extensive map database and software development services. The agreement builds on a relationship that started in 1994 and reflects Tele Atlas’ continued confidence in Infotech’s abilities to deliver high-quality database and software services and solutions.
Mohan Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, Infotech Enterprises Limited said that “In early 2005, Infotech Enterprises acquired Tele Atlas’ Indian operations situated at Noida, near Delhi. Tele Atlas also entered into a services agreement with Infotech, whereby Infotech provided map database and software development services. This new engagement strengthens and reinforces the successful, long-term relationship Infotech has enjoyed with Tele Atlas. The digital mapping marketplace is highly competitive and Infotech has been providing Tele Atlas with fast and efficient processing of data with high quality. We believe that we are providing tremendous value to Tele Atlas with our domain knowledge in digital road map making.”
Under the renewed agreement, Infotech will continue to deploy several hundred data conversion specialists to work on various projects for Tele Atlas. The new contract is designed to help lay a solid foundation for a process-driven relationship and focus on database and engineering innovation.
John Renard, President of Infotech’s UTG Vertical said, “Infotech is pleased to play an important role in assisting Tele Atlas to consolidate its map database production globally by building additional competencies and increased capacities in mapping technology and data processes. Through our relationship, we have gained market expertise as well that helps ensure our leadership in production efficiency. We are very excited about this opportunity and look forward to strengthening our relationship with Tele Atlas.”
Alex Gerets, Vice President Product Operations, Tele Atlas stated, “During our longstanding relationship, Tele Atlas has expanded its capacity requirements for map data, and Infotech has helped enable Tele Atlas to deliver the required scope and quality the marketplace requires. Infotech’s domain expertise in database processes and software tools will help Tele Atlas further explore process innovation and high quality data output with a partner it can rely upon.”
Through the agreement, Infotech’s highly-skilled professional database teams assist in the production of Tele Atlas’ digital map database, entering in verified map data information gathered by Tele Atlas’ global resource network, which includes data collected from Tele Atlas’ global fleet of Mobile Mapping Vans.
Infotech Enterprises Limited is a $120 million(FY 2006-07) global technology solutions provider that provides engineering services and geographic information services to manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, telecom, utilities and government customers worldwide. While, Tele Atlas delivers the digital maps and dynamic content that power some of the world’s most essential navigation and location-based services (LBS). The information is the foundation for a wide range of personal and in-car navigation systems and mobile and Internet map applications that help users find the people, places, products, and services they need, wherever they are.