Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 14, 2007
Harris Computer Systems ("Harris"), a subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU) is pleased to announce that Fulton County has selected Advanced Utility Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris, as its customer information and billing solution for Fulton County’s 60,000 customers.
Fulton County is the most populous county in Georgia, and is the center of metro Atlanta. The County provides water service to customers in North Fulton and wastewater collection for customers in North and South Fulton including Atlanta.
The County based its software selection on the best overall comprehensive CIS, CMMS and IVR integrated solution to provide a wide range of functionality and flexibility. As prime vendor, Advanced Utility Systems has partnered with industry-leading subcontractors to provide a robust and uniquely integrated solution. Advanced's CIS Infinity will replace the County's existing mainframe based CIS solution and will begin implementation over the next few weeks.
“Advanced Utility Systems is extremely pleased to have Fulton County as a client and partner. Fulton County has a long and impressive history of providing superior service to their customers. We are excited to be a part of Fulton County’s future success. At Harris, this is only one milestone in our long term partnership. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with Fulton County“, states Steven Hammond, Executive Vice President for Harris’ Advanced Utility Systems Business Unit.
Based on the current implementation schedule, CIS Infinity is expected to Go Live in early 2009.
Harris is a leading provider of financial management and Customer Information Systems (CIS) software solutions. Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to all levels of local government as well as public power and water markets throughout North America. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with our customers and ensuring that we meet the changing needs of our customers over time. For further information on Harris Computer Systems, please visit our website at http://www.Harriscomputer.com, or call 888-847-7747.
Constellation’s common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “CSU”. Constellation Software is an international provider of market leading software and services to a number of industries across both the public and private sectors. The Company acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses that provide mission-critical software solutions to address the specific needs of its customers in those industries.
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