City of Columbus to Modernize Public Safety Systems with Intergraph(R) Emergency Incident Response Management Solutions

Integrated public safety solutions selected for reliability, scalability and ease-of-use

Jan 13, 2010, 09:00 ET from Intergraph

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The city of Columbus, Ohio has selected Intergraph® public safety emergency incident response management solutions to streamline police, fire and EMS response in the state's largest and most populous city.

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Emergency responders will utilize Intergraph's fully integrated computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and mobile dispatch technologies to share multi-agency information in order to better serve the capital city's more than 700,000 residents.  The solutions will enable the City of Columbus Department of Public Safety Communications Center, as well as the Columbus Division of Police and Division of Fire and EMS personnel, to share a common operational picture; make faster, more strategic decisions; and distribute information when responding to incidents in the 212-square-mile jurisdiction.

City and public safety decision-makers selected Intergraph's integrated emergency incident response and records management solutions for their reliability, scalability and ease-of-use. Additionally, the selection committee felt that the Intergraph system was best-suited to meet their needs today and in the future.

"Intergraph's emergency incident response, reporting, analysis, and records management solutions are trusted by public safety agencies around the world to facilitate fast and appropriate emergency response to reduce crime, maintain order and save lives," said John K. Graham, president, Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure. "Intergraph's proven public safety technologies are the most advanced in the market today and the deployment of these solutions will position emergency responders in Columbus to effectively respond to incidents today and meet the ever-evolving challenges of tomorrow."

Intergraph is the leading global provider of public safety emergency incident response, reporting, analysis, and records management solutions. One in 12 people in the world is protected by Intergraph public safety and security solutions.

About Intergraph

Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence. Intergraph's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.

Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I).  Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially-powered solutions to the defense and intelligence, public safety and security, government, transportation, photogrammetry, utilities, and communications industries. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.

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