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Intergraph Partners with IBM to Promote Utilities Solutions

Intergraph Corporation has become an IBM Business Partner by joining its exclusive PartnerWorld Industry Networks (PWIN). As part of the agreement, PWIN IBM and Intergraph have entered into a marketing relationship whereby both organizations collaborate to promote their best-of-breed solutions to the telecommunications, energy and utilities industries.

Under the terms of the agreement, Intergraph's mobile workforce management system featuring InService technology will be enabled with the following IBM technologies: WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Business Integration (WebSphere MQ), IBM eServer (xSeries), and IBM eServer (BladeCenter).

The partnership will enable telecommunications and utilities organizations to benefit from the reliability and innovation for which IBM and Intergraph are each acclaimed within their respective industry segments. Additionally, by integrating WebSphere into Intergraph applications, customers will experience lower initial implementation and integration maintenance costs.

"This agreement continues the growth of our global partner network and underscores the strength of our mobile workforce management offering," said Jay Stinson, vice president of Intergraph Utilities & Communications. "IBM and Intergraph are positioned to deliver highly productive, reliable and cost effective solutions to our telecommunications and utilities customers."

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