Vancouver, BC, December 15, 2011--(T-Net)--Clevest Solutions Inc., a leading provider of software for mobile workforce automation including smart grid deployment and post-deployment operations exclusively for the utility industry, has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Telecom and Guangdong Future Information Technology. The signing ceremony took place in Guangzhou, China and as part of Premier Christie Clark's BC Jobs and Trade Mission to China and India.
Clevest will partner with China Telecom to provide CLEVEST Mobile Workforce Management and CLEVEST GPS-enabled Automatic Vehicle Location solutions to utility companies in South China. Clevest has successful deployments at China Southern Grid (CSG), which includes the provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou and Hainan, and is currently deploying a mobile workforce management solution for the CSG project in Zhaoqing, Guangdong.
The memorandum of understanding was signed by Doug Engerman, Senior Vice President Global Sales and Marketing for Clevest Solutions, and was witnessed by both Premier Clark and the Vice Governor of Guangdong Province.
“We're very pleased to partner with China Telecom and Guangdong Future to expand Clevest's business in the utility markets in China as they have strong and reliable relationships with utility customers,” stated Mr. Engerman. “We look forward to a long and successful future together.”
About China Telecom
China Telecom provides integrated information services including the fixed-line telephone, mobile service, internet connection and applications services. China Telecom is the largest fixed line service and third largest mobile telecommunication provider in China.
About Guangdong Future Information Technology
Guangdong Future is a system integrator that specializes in computer communication networks, software and hardware development and information technology services. The company's business is focused on radio-frequency identification (RFID) products, including research and development, manufacturing and sales.
About Clevest Solutions
Clevest Solutions provides software for mobile workforce automation and smart grid deployment and post-deployment operations exclusively for electric, gas and water utilities. Over 100 utilities worldwide have chosen Clevest to transform their field operations by harnessing the power of our software and deep domain knowledge of mobile computing and utility operations.
Clevest's award-winning Mobile Field Force platform powers a product suite that includes mobile workforce management, GPS-enabled automated vehicle location, meter reading solutions, asset investment planning and a patent-pending graphical configuration tool, as well as the only complete solution for smart grid deployment and post-deployment activities.
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