Hoofddorp, Netherlands, -- Intergraph Benelux B.V., the market leader in delivering software and services for the management and visual representation of complex information, has presented the annual GIS Award for 2005 at the national “GeoSpatial Infrastructures” GeoForum to the Dutch energy company Cogas Energie, based in Almelo. Cogas Energie supplies gas, electricity and cable services every day to 500,000 private and business customers throughout the whole of the Netherlands.
Cogas Energie has already been an Intergraph customer for 17 years, using GeoMedia technology to support its total asset management. The fact that data are directly accessible from the network enables Cogas Energie to save a great deal of time and money, thus reliably ensuring the availability of its services to its customers.
In a rapidly ever-changing world, it seems to have been able, down the years, to gradually implement this vision as part of a state-of-the-art, efficiently operating GeoSpatial Resource Management system.
In addition, Cogas Energie has also successfully managed to ensure that the data input in the system are of good quality and completely digitized. This is also among the reasons for Cogas Energie receiving the award for Intergraph's 100% Club.
Based on this pragmatic approach to converting a long-term vision into reality, Cogas Energie also provides an example for many other energy companies to follow.
The Award was presented at the GeoForum by Pieter Jongert, Manager for Security, Government & Infrastructure Netherlands to Michiel Kirch, Director of Operations at Cogas Energie.
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Cogas Energie supplies gas, electricity and cable services to private and business customers in a deregulated market. Cogas Energie has established a reputation for itself in this free market as a reliable partner that offers its services in a modern, friendly manner at a competitive price. The company also focuses a great deal of attention on everyday surroundings and the environment, as well as on generating renewable energy. Cogas Energie also has other major attributes, including customer-friendly, personal service and reliability. For further information, visit www.cogas.nl.
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