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Gazifère Inc. selects Harris Computer Systems’ Advanced Utility Systems and CIS Infinity

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. July 14, 2008

Harris Computer Systems is pleased to announce that Gatineau, Québec based Gazifère Inc. (Gazifère), an affiliate of Enbridge Gas Distribution has selected Advanced Utility Systems’ CIS Infinity to replace its legacy customer information and billing (CIS) solution.

Founded in 1959, Gazifère is one of two distributors of natural gas in Québec. Gazifère owns and operates a 763.1 km gas supply network providing natural gas to approximately 32,000 residential, commercial, institutional and industrial customers.

CIS Infinity was selected to provide Gazifère with leading edge customer service capabilities, robust CIS functionality, and seamless interoperability with existing information systems. As part of the project scope Advanced will deliver CIS Infinity with the ability to offer both French and English user interfaces to Gazifère employees.

“Being selected by Gazifère further illustrates the flexibility and power of CIS Infinity. Through our new long term partnership, Gazifère and Advanced will work together to implement new business processes that will take full advantage of all the features CIS Infinity has to offer. We are proud to call Gazifère a client”, stated Steve Hammond, Executive Vice President of Advanced.

Implementation of CIS Infinity is scheduled to be completed by April 2009.

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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