Leading analyst organization says broad SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise portfolios, value proposition make Intergraph premier enterprise engineering company
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 11, 2011 — (PRNewswire) — ARC Advisory Group, the leading research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure, has again ranked Intergraph® as the world's No. 1 software provider, this time in its recently released "Process Engineering Tools (PET) Market Analysis and Forecast through 2015."
The ARC study provides an in-depth analysis of the PET market for process manufacturing by industry segment and geographic region. The tools and applications covered in the PET study include a large portion of those necessary to manage engineering activities that create or use engineering data throughout the life cycle of a plant or marine asset. Profiles for major suppliers servicing the PET market are also listed.
In addition to ranking Intergraph as the overall global leader, the ARC Advisory Group study also places Intergraph first in numerous individual categories, including the No. 1 provider of engineering design tools and engineering design 3D software. ARC ranks Intergraph as the top supplier to many industries, including chemical, mining and metals, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, and refining. Intergraph is also ranked No. 1 geographically in all three of its regions: North and Latin America; Europe, Middle East, India & Africa; and Asia-Pacific.
"Intergraph has a large and comprehensive product portfolio that provides users with a compelling value proposition," said Janice Abel, principal consultant with ARC Advisory Group and the study's co-author. "Intergraph has established itself as the premier enterprise engineering company by understanding that engineering data is a valuable corporate asset and must be properly managed at the enterprise level."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "The ARC Advisory Group's PET analysis validates what we see and hear in the marketplace each day: Intergraph provides the best and broadest solution portfolio through our SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise suites. Our solutions are the most advanced and productive ones available to the process, power and marine industries, allowing our customers to increase safety, quality and productivity, while shortening project schedules."
Intergraph SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprises offer a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage needed in today's and tomorrow's markets. Intergraph enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency by up to 30 percent.
About ARC Advisory Group
Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is the leading research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure. Its coverage of technology extends from business systems to product and asset life cycle management, supply chain management, operations management, energy optimization and automations systems. www.arcweb.com
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I's U.S. federal and classified business.
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