Intergraph Czech Republic Awarded Contract for Next Generation Geofacilities Management System by South Bohemia Gas Company, Jihoceska plynarenska, a.s.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
GeoSpatial World 2004
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2004
FRAMME-Based AM/FM/GIS Upgrade to Intergraph's G/Technology to
Simplify Operational Workflow and Enhance Outage Management Process
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JCP - Java Community Process , a.s.), has awarded Intergraph a contract to upgrade its existing FRAMME-based AM/FM/GIS application to G/Gas, Intergraph's G/Technology-based suite of geofacilities management solution applications based on gas industry best practices. Located in Ceske Budejovice es·ké Bu·d·jo·vi·ce
A city of southwest Czech Republic on the Vltava River south of Prague. , Czech Republic, JCP, a.s. provides gas and related services to 105,000 customers, distributing approximately 450 million cubic meters of gas annually.
Implementation of G/Gas will provide JCP, a.s. with the core-enabling technology for a Geospatial Resource Management environment, in which pre-integrated solutions help streamline day-to-day activities that provision and maintain the service delivery network. G/Gas is based on standard, non-proprietary programming tools and commercial off-the-shelf Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) is a term for software or hardware, generally technology or computer products, that are ready-made and available for sale, lease, or license to the general public. (COTS) software. These characteristics facilitate systems integration and set the stage for ongoing application extensions and easy maintenance and upgrades.
G/Gas will streamline workflows by integrating existing products and solutions into an enterprisewide, secure data warehouse with easily accessible, up-to-date information, enabling employees to better serve customers. For example, G/Gas will streamline workflows related to service repair orders by automating activities such as reporting and locating, as well as the calculation of associated costs via integration with the company's SAP PM application. In addition, the upgraded system will manage documentation related to the gas system, design and construction of the distribution network and communication with customers.
"We chose Intergraph's G/Gas solution for its openness, robustness and ability to support enterprisewide integration," said Milan Pulec, Internal Project Manager, Jihoceska plynarenska, a.s. "In addition, the fact that Intergraph is a proven leader in the geographic information systems market assures us that Intergraph solutions will enable us to take advantage of our spatial data Data that is represented as 2D or 3D images. A geographic information system (GIS) is one of the primary applications of spatial data (land maps). See spatial analysis, spatial resolution and GIS glossary. assets to the fullest advantage in a totally secure environment."
The implementation is scheduled to be completed by 2005. Visit http://imgs.intergraph.com/ggas/ for more information about Intergraph's G/Gas solution.
Jihoceska plynarenska, a.s.
Operations for Jihoceska plynarenska, a.s. (JCP, a.s.) consist primarily of purchasing, treating, distributing and selling natural gas. The company offers a number of services ranging from simple connection to the gas system and energy consulting to comprehensive projects involving the provision of energy to large facilities, as well as supports the use of modern heating and transmission technologies. Gas is distributed through a system comprising 1,200 kilometers of high-pressure and 2,500 kilometers of medium- and low-pressure pipelines. With 105,000 customers throughout South Bohemia, JCP, a.s. distributes approximately 450 million cubic meters of natural gas annually. For more information, visit http://www.jcp.cz/.
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