New VAR increases support for Meridian’s construction project management solutions in Egypt
FOLSOM, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 6, 2012 — Meridian Systems, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations, announced today a new Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreement with Zone Technology. Concentrating on building and infrastructure program owners and managers in Egypt, Zone will provide comprehensive software sales and professional services for Meridian’s Proliance® solution to enhance the productivity, cost control and scheduling of local projects.
“Zone is well positioned with program management providers and consultants, multinational firms focused on the oil sector, developers in Egypt’s tourism and real estate sector, and with public sector clients,” said Geene Alhady, general manager, Meridian Systems. “This makes them a great addition to our international-based VAR network as they work with clients in Egypt to deliver a suite of engineering and survey solutions along with Meridian’s Proliance solution.”
“Egypt is in need of top notch software solutions to further enable our engineering community to manage their projects using best practices,” said Ahmed Kandil, MS, PE, PMP, Zone Technology. “We are particularly excited to introduce our current client base, which includes construction consultants and oil and gas customers in the area, to solutions that can effectively automate their business practices and save time and effort.”
Meridian’s global reseller network enhances customers’ investments in Meridian software solutions by providing in-depth industry experience and value-added implementation and training services. For more information, visit: http://www.meridiansystems.com/partners/findreseller.asp.
ZONE Technologies is a multi-disciplined geospatial engineering company based in Cairo, Egypt. The company carries out operations throughout Africa and the Middle East for clients engaged in a wide diversity of industry sectors such as constructions, oil and gas, engineering, environmental monitoring, pipeline integrity, and property and geophysical studies. In addition to survey and engineering activities Zone is also provider and supplier of Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) products, services and training in its role as an Egyptian distributor of Trimble, a leading provider of advanced positioning solutions. Zone has a training facility, Zone Offshore, which provides comprehensive training services to enhance software solutions specifically for the oil and gas sector.
Meridian in the Middle East
Meridian Systems construction project management software solutions for infrastructure building owners, program management firms, and other AEC organizations are available through its parent company, Trimble, which has local dealers in the UAE.
About Meridian Systems
Meridian Systems, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), is the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations. Building owners, construction and engineering firms, and public agencies use Meridian software to effectively manage capital building and facility renovation programs. In 2011, Meridian secured the top spot among off-the-shelf project management software used by the construction industry1. Meridian also is a pioneer in combining plan-build-operate features on an open technology platform to provide infrastructure lifecycle management solutions for capital building owners. Download free Meridian research and case studies by going to: http://my.meridiansystems.com/downloads/
1 2011 IT Playbook, Constructech Magazine