January 04, 2006
Central Maine Power Deploys ViryaNet Product for Mobile Workforce Management
SOUTHBOROUGH, MA - January 4, 2006 -ViryaNet, Inc. (NasdaqSC: VRYA), a leading provider of integrated mobile and Web-based software applications for workforce management and field service delivery, today announced that Central Maine Power (CMP) has deployed and gone live with WorkUP™, a comprehensive and highly configurable dispatch and wireless mobile work processing product suite from ViryaNet.
Central Maine Power Company, a public utility that is located in Augusta, Maine, serves approximately 570,000 retail electric customers in central and southern Maine. A long-time user of the ViryaNet product, CMP upgraded from an earlier version of ViryaNet WorkUP to accommodate the needs of its 50 field technicians engaged in attending to 1500 electric-related jobs per day: turn on/offs, readings, meter exchanges, meter rests and more. WorkUP manages the activities of CMP's mobile field force with optimal scheduling, work management, and wireless dispatch and work processing.
WorkUP™ v6 provides a feature-rich tool for modeling, creating, planning, and executing any type of work. With WorkUP, v6, CMP also capitalizes on enhanced scheduling and processing capabilities and the ability to execute work in a wireless environment.
"We are delighted with the ViryaNet product, and impressed with the results to date derived from WorkUP," said Paul Beaulieu, Telecommunications Supervisor, Central Maine Power. "ViryaNet has been responsive to our needs, and has served as a valuable partner during this process. We are expecting continued operational savings as well as increased worker productivity in months to come."
"We are pleased with the results at CMP, and pledge to continue delivering high-value products and services to CMP and all other ViryaNet customers," stated Jack McAvoy, vice president, marketing and corporate communications, ViryaNet.
ViryaNet is a provider of software applications that improve the quality and efficiency of an organization's service operations. ViryaNet's flagship product - ViryaNet Service Hub - combines the power of the Internet, the freedom of wireless technologies, and the resources of ViryaNet's deep service expertise to help companies improve workforce scheduling, dispatching, and activity reporting; customer contract and entitlement automation; and asset, logistics and repairs management.
Customers in the utility, telecommunications, grocery and retail, and other service industries use ViryaNet Service Hub to transition complex service business processes into a manageable, scalable Internet operation, with the goal of increasing service revenues, decreasing service costs, and maximizing customer satisfaction. Visit ViryaNet at www.viryanet.com.
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