May 12th 2009, Dublin, Ireland, eSpatial, the global Web GIS company, announces that its customer, EPCOR Utilities Inc. (EUI) has been awarded the Oracle Spatial Integrated Enterprise Excellence Award for its enterprise wide solutions including an Integrated Work Order Management System for EPCOR Water Services Inc, built using eSpatial’s Web GIS technology.
EPCOR Water Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EUI, worked with eSpatial to develop the enterprise web-based mapping solution built using iSMART, eSpatial’s full-function Web based GIS product, and Oracle Spatial. The solution, for use in the field and in the office, integrates EPCOR’s current workflow management system and GIS database from both EPCOR and the City of Edmonton to provide a completely integrated solution which can be utilized by employees across the company, including field technical staff, to increase efficiencies and provide access to integrated information to company stakeholders.
EPCOR was selected for the prestigious award for its innovative use and adoption of Oracle Spatial technologies on an enterprise wide scale to increase efficiency and to save costs. Only one organization is selected per year for this award among Oracle’s worldwide user community.
The Work Order Management System for EPCOR Water Services Inc. provides a centralized geospatial web infrastructure that leverages the strengths of eSpatial’s full-function Web GIS technology, and Oracle Spatial. This combination provides for management of Work Orders, Word Requests, Inspection Reports, Viewing and Editing of Facility Attributes, Message Sending, and Customized Searches for spatial data including intersections, addresses, facilities, work orders, and work requests.
Orla Power, Head of Marketing, eSpatial said, “eSpatial is delighted to have EPCOR as a customer and to have delivered an Integrated Work Order Management System for EPCOR Water Services Inc, that uses eSpatial’s full function web GIS as part of their award winning enterprise architect. This is testament to both eSpatial’s technology and company commitment to design an innovative solution that integrates easily with Oracle Spatial to deliver on EPCOR’s business challenge of how to increase efficiencies and provide access to integrated information to company stakeholders whilst reducing costs.”
About Spatial’s Full-Function Web GIS: iSMART®
iSMART® is a software product for web multi-user business applications incorporating GIS functionality and web services, in standard Enterprise IT environments, including Oracle Spatial. iSMART is the only software suite available delivering online solutions that provide full-strength GIS capabilities via the Internet. Applications developed on iSMART enable organizations to deploy innovative new services within a single framework. Solutions built on iSMART enable knowledge workers to organize and understand complex business processes, answer questions, solve problems and plan ahead by looking at data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared as digital maps. iSMART accelerates time-to-results and provides an affordable, predictable, and scalable solutions that makes it attractive to companies of all sizes.
For more information on eSpatial’s Full Function Web GIS go to www.espatial.com
Since 1997, eSpatial has been helping businesses improve efficiencies and reduce costs through effective use of spatial data. We provide industrial-strength GIS over the web. eSpatial helps organizations to answer questions, solve problems and plan ahead by looking at data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared as digital maps. eSpatial combines the latest innovations in software delivery and usability with the traditional performance of in-house GIS to deliver on our vision of “World’s Best Web GIS”. Our award winning solutions deliver easy-to-use yet powerful GIS functionality over the web providing universal access and faster integration. US HQ is in Herndon, VA and European HQ is in Dublin Ireland, the company also has sales offices in the UK.
For Further Information contact:
Orla Power, Head of Marketing and PR, eSpatial Solutions Ltd., Swords Business Park, Co. Dublin, Ireland. t: +353.1.870.8800, f: +353.1.870.8899, e: Email Contact www.espatial.com