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Eight organizations select Advanced Utility Systems

Since CIS Conference 28 in May 2004, Advanced has signed eight contracts to implement CIS Infinity

Toronto, Canada. May 10, 2005

Organizations across North America and the Caribbean continue to select CIS Infinity® when faced with choosing a new CIS solution.

"Organizations continue to select Advanced and CIS Infinity.” says Philip Playfair, Chief Marketing Officer at Advanced, "A new CIS is a major decision, and utilities recognize that established vendors can provide the best long-term solution.”

More about the eight organizations:

  • The City of Westminster provides water, sewer and stormwater services to its 30,000 customers.

  • Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) provides service for 67,000 electric accounts.

  • The City of Colton, California provides electric, water, sewer and solid waste services to 19,000 customers.

  • The City of Cerritos will use CIS Infinity to help serve their water, sewer, fire and solid waste customers in Cerritos, California.

  • Reedy Creek Improvement District selected CIS Infinity as their billing solution for electric, natural gas, water, and waste management.

  • LOGIS (Local Government Information Systems Association) has selected Advanced to provide a utility billing solution for 18 of its member cities. Collectively, the cities serve a customer base of 663,000 and deliver over 1,000,000 bills annually.

  • The City of Pomona, California’s Utility Services Department will implement CIS Infinity to bill water, wastewater and solid waste services for approximately 29,000 active water accounts.

  • The City of Covington, Georgia will implement CIS Infinity to bill for electric, natural gas, water, sewer, sanitation and stormwater services.

"With another five contracts currently in negotiation, 2005 is turning out to be our best year ever and we’re looking positively towards 2006," comments Patricia Sorbara, President and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced.

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For additional information contact:

Peter Fanous, General Manager
Advanced Utility Systems, a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation
(888) 355-7772 x231

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, or call 888-847-7747.
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Press Releases

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."

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