Huntington Beach, CA and Toronto, ON. March 3, 2016
The City of Huntington Beach, California (the City) has selected Advanced Utility Systems, a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation (Advanced) to deliver CIS Infinity, a new customer information and billing solution for the City’s 53,000 water, sewer and refuse customers.
Behzad Zamanian, Acting Chief Information Officer for the City, explains the decision: “CIS Infinity is a robust system that offers the out-of-the-box functionality that we were looking for.”
“It was important that at the core of the software solution we selected, improving employee productivity was the focus. From a user-friendly interface to easy-to-use reporting tools, the features inherent in CIS Infinity achieves this. Moreover, we were impressed by the solid strategy around upgrades Advanced employs which involves continually enhancing the solution to support industry best practices and requirements for local government,” said Zamanian.
Peter Fanous, Executive Vice President of Advanced highlights why implementing a utility-focused solution benefits the City. “Our line of business is solely dedicated to providing customer information and billing solutions exclusively to utilities and municipalities. The City can be confident that we understand what utilities need and how to optimize their solution and business processes. We do this effectively by drawing upon the specific wealth of knowledge and expertise Advanced has acquired from completing more than 130 successful implementations.”
For additional information contact:
Peter Fanous, Executive Vice President
Advanced Utility Systems, a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation
(888) 355-7772 x231
Julie Toledo, Public Information Officer
City of Huntington Beach
About Advanced and Harris:
Advanced is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris Computer Systems that provides
Customer Information and Billing solutions exclusively to utilities and municipalities. 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.
For more information on Advanced and CIS Infinity ® please contact us at www.advancedutility.com/contact.asp
Northern Kentucky Water District:
"Our customers needed a seamless upgrade. We had more confidence in the Advanced strategy than any other vendor's -- their implementation and conversion process were designed to flex for a unique situation like ours."
City of Bellevue:
"Throughout the 10-month conversion and implementation project, Advanced brought excellent people to the table, and we've arrived at the end of the project with all our requirements met."