Anglian Water Implements Intergraph for Next Generation Network Management System.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Intergraph Provides Solutionware to Address Needs of UK Water Market
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Anglian Water sees geographic information as one of the cornerstones of its information infrastructure and recognizes that flexible integration with other core systems is essential. The G/Technology system implementation will include business process-driven integration with the Company's SAP system using Intergraph's integration module, GeoSpatial Enterprise Integrator. This integration focuses on key processes to facilitate the appropriate use of information while keeping the source data in the systems designed to maintain it.
As a long-time Intergraph customer, Anglian Water is upgrading from FRAMME to G/Technology, bringing significant financial and operational benefits such as improved visibility of asset information throughout the enterprise. The new implementation will lower the whole-life cost of ownership by moving from a highly customized environment to a more flexible commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) based solution.
The project is being implemented by Anglian Water's IT outsourcing provider, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC (Card Security Code) A three- or four-digit number printed on the back of credit cards for security purposes. Called "Card Verification Value" (CVV) by Visa, "Card Validation Code" (CVC) by MasterCard and "Card Identification (CID) by American Express and Discover, ), as prime contractor. Intergraph will provide a version of G/Water, designed specifically for the UK market, which will be at the heart of the solution. Intergraph's utility experts have created G/Water using their extensive understanding of water company requirements and by embracing industry best practices. CSC, an Intergraph Synergy Program Registered Solution Center, will integrate the G/Water solution with Anglian Water's existing systems. Intergraph and CSC will work together to provide a range of business and technology support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services to assist with the successful delivery of the solution.
"We expect Intergraph's G/Technology to enhance decision support by increasing data exploitation throughout the business," said Kevin Brown The name Kevin Brown can refer to several different people, including the following:
Jay Stinson, Vice President and General Manager, Intergraph Utilities and Communications, said, "We continue to see increased momentum for the adoption of our G/Technology solutionware. Forward-looking companies such as Anglian Water understand that this technology helps them better respond to customer demands through streamlined workflows and enterprisewide access to geospatial information."
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) is the leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the company's spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph's customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
About Anglian Water
Anglian Water is one of the leading providers of water and wastewater services in the UK. Part of the AWG Plc group, Anglian Water is located in eastern England and serves the needs of around six million industrial, commercial and domestic customers. The company's primary focus is to provide high-quality drinking water drinking water
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Founded in 1959, Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global information technology (IT) services company. CSC's mission is to provide customers in industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology. With approximately 78,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing Business process outsourcing (BPO) is the contracting of a specific business task, such as payroll, to a third-party service provider. Usually, BPO is implemented as a cost-saving measure for tasks that a company requires but does not depend upon to maintain its position in ; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting Noun 1. management consulting - a service industry that provides advice to those in charge of running a business
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