Similix, a Denmark based consultancy house and software product vendor for the utility industry is pleased to announce an executive partnership with the Utilities GIS Practice at Infosys Limited (NYSE: INFY), a global corporation that provides business consulting, information technology and business process management services across the world offering a unique solution on Esri’s new ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension exclusively for the US market.
Earlier this year Esri released its much-awaited ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension – a comprehensive new technology that will:
“- Provide utility customers with the ability to model, edit, and analyze complex networks leveraging the entire ArcGIS platform
– Enable modelling concepts to better support true representations of network information with other mission-critical systems
– Provide a highly responsive editing and analysis environment” (Esri)
“Similix has been an active partner of the Alpha and Beta program for the ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension. Similix has also worked closely with Esri for the past two years”, says Dr. Jesper Christensen, CEO and Founder of Similix. “We are successfully migrating data to the Utility Network model in three Scandinavian utilities. They are the early adopters of the Utility Network with our Migration Suite. Partnering with Infosys, a leading system integrator will also give us the strength and scalability to serve a wider clientele in the US through our Centre of Excellence. The UN Migration Suite can migrate from any former Esri ArcGIS version, also from any other GIS platform.”.
Similix, a consultancy company and product developer of software for the utility industry, and is helping utilities to improve the performance of their assets by seamlessly integrating business processes and technologies.
Similix is grown out of Denmark, Northern Europe. Shortly, Similix opens its first office in the US to support the Infosys partnership and our customers in North America. Similix has a very strong track record in complex Esri migration and integration solutions. Similix is also delivering a series of products to support the implementations of the ArcGIS Utility Network Management Extension, including:
– The UN Migration suite: Full migrations and delta loads for seamless go-live of the Utility Network
– The CIM Integrator: IEC 61968 & 61970 based integrations between GIS and operational systems
– The Outage Information Platform: Supply information to customers via SMS, emails and social media on
planned and unplanned outages.
– The Designer Suite: Efficient processes support for grid maintenance and extensions projects.
– Productivity tools: Improve documentation processes by templates, trace tools and more.
Established in 1981, Infosys is a global corporation that provides business consulting, information technology, and business process management services with a market capitalization of $34.33 Billion and revenue of over $10 Billion. As of March 2017, its employee strength is over 200,000 with 72 offices and 94 development centres in the United States, India, China, Australia, Japan, Middle East, and Europe.
Infosys has a strong presence in the US, headquartered in Plano, TX, with 16 offices and serves many major utilities that benefit from delivery models varying from full sourcing of all GIS services over large transformation projects to consultancy.
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Jesper Vinther Christensen is founder and CEO of Similix. Similix is an Esri & OSIsoft partner, who is helping utilities to improve the performance of their assets by seamlessly integrating business processes and technologies.
Jesper holds a Ph.D. in GeoScience & Computing Science and has over 20 years of experience with IT-projects, especially with System Integration, Enterprise Architecture and Geographic Information Systems.