Press Release Summary:
Part of Smallworld Utility Office Suite, Small World Gas Distribution Office provides critical network management applications including cathodic protection management, outage analysis, asset inventory reporting, and leak analysis. Program also includes Smallworld Office Productivity Pack, with applications that extend functionality for annotation management and management of various processes such as bulk updating of attributes, business rules support, grid plotting, and thematic display.
Original Press Release:
Ge Energy Announces New Smallworld Software
For Gas Distribution Utilities
ATLANTA, GA.-October 31, 2006-GE Energy has announced the availability of its Smallworld Gas Distribution Office* software, a spatially-enabled network management suite of applications that are fundamental to the management of a gas distribution network. The solution is initially targeted to meet the needs of North and South American gas distribution utilities.
"Our Smallworld Gas Distribution Office solution brings together the essential applications gas distribution utilities require to manage their network," stated Dan Heintzelman, President of GE Energy's services business. "The solution also includes a suite of plug and play tools that make this a truly unique industry application with unmatched integration off the shelf."
With this product, utilities will drastically reduce the time of implementation, enabling them to rapidly recognize the benefits of these advanced applications while reducing the total cost of ownership.
Smallworld Gas Distribution Office is the first in a series of products that are part of GE Energy's new Smallworld Utility Office Suite product line. Smallworld Gas Distribution Office provides critical network management applications including cathodic protection management, outage analysis, asset inventory reporting and leak analysis. With the additional plug and play tools the product offers functionality unavailable in any other package.
Smallworld Gas Distribution Office also includes the Smallworld Office Productivity Pack, with applications that extend functionality for annotation management and manage various processes such as the bulk updating of attributes, business rules support, multimedia viewing, grid plotting and thematic display.
About GE Energy
GE Energy (www.ge.com/energy) is one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies, with 2005 revenue of $16.5 billion. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, GE Energy works in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy; renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and biogas; and other alternative fuels. Numerous GE Energy products are certified under ecomagination, GE's corporate-wide initiative to aggressively bring to market new technologies that will help customers meet pressing environmental challenges.
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