HERNDON, Va., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Apex CoVantage and Cam Pro Utility Solutions announced today the formation of an alliance to service the Canadian smart grid and utility services markets.
The alliance, doing business under the Apex banner, will offer a superior solution to Canadian utilities seeking to implement smart grid projects, by combining Apex's industry-leading ProField® technology with Cam Pro's operational expertise gained over two decades of serving Canadian utilities.
ProField is being used on smart grid projects throughout the United States and in distant places like Brazil and Guam, attesting to ProField's unparalleled remote management capability by "bringing the field into the office." Cam Pro's network of skilled installation technicians stands ready to undertake utility services utilizing ProField.
"This alliance furthers Apex's global strategy of bringing ProField to the global utility market in partnership with local services companies," says Shashi Gupta, Apex's CEO. "This strategy gives utilities access to the best field services solution by combining best-of-class technology with local knowledge and expertise."
ProField®, Smart Grid industry's only ERP system for mobile workforce management, covers the full spectrum of functionality including: asset management, training and certification, remote management of field operations, fault-resistant workflows, and real-time reporting. ProField® is ideal for electric, water and gas utilities rolling out Smart Grid deployments.
"I am very confident that the collective experience and expertise of Apex and Cam Pro will fill an important gap and bring a service offering that will be highly valued by our present and future utility clients," commented David Nini, President of Cam Pro.
About Apex Smart Grid Solutions
Apex CoVantage, a private, employee-owned company, helps businesses develop and execute strategies in the information and knowledge fields. Based in Herndon, Virginia, Apex employs over 2,500 globally.
Apex Smart Grid Solutions works with utilities providers around the world, featuring ProField®, Apex's industry-leading mobile workforce management platform. Smart Grid service offerings include Technology Consulting, Installation Services, System Acceptance Testing, and Network Design/Implementation.
About Cam Pro Utility Solutions
Cam Pro Utility Solutions is based in Ontario with a management team collectively offering 60 years of utility experience and an experienced operations team. Cam Pro focuses on the utility services market, providing meter reading, field collections, meter installations, meter data management, meter data retrieval services, AMI troubleshooting and repair services, and Key Account Green Energy Act consulting services to the Ontario market. David Nini, the founder of Cam Pro, previously founded MDMA Inc., a utility services company established in 2000 which grew to support over 375 employees, in over 90 cities in Ontario.
SOURCE Apex CoVantage