mPower Innovations Acquires Ptarmigan Software and Expands Portfolio to Include GIS-based Fiber Management and Staking Software for Utilities, Telecom, and Internet Service Providers
Iron Mountain, MI & Topeka, KS, April 27, 2021– mPower Innovations has acquired the entire suite of software solutions developed by Ptarmigan Software, a Topeka based software developer. This acquisition will expand mPower’s portfolio of software to include Fiber/Coaxial Cable Management and Staking (Design & Construction) for utilities.
“This is an exciting opportunity for our company and the timing could not be better. As the push for broadband access increases, more of our utility customers and prospects are needing advanced tools to design and manage these complicated networks. mPower’s GIS software and expertise will enhance the spatial and analytical capabilities of these products and broaden their appeal,” says Jason Brown, President and CEO of mPower Innovations.
This acquisition has added customers from 20 states and one U.S. territory. This expansion to mPower’s customer base and software offerings will fuel continued growth.
“Our entire company is focused on helping utilities and municipalities work smarter and more efficiently. This pandemic has made remote access to assets, maps, and data more valuable than ever—and that is exactly what we are known for,” added Daniel Freeman, Marketing Manager at mPower Innovations, “By adding fiber and staking to our software offerings, we can help current and future customers manage all of their utilities better.”
For more information visit www.mpowerinnovations.com/ptarmigan or register for mPower’s upcoming webinar, Introducing Condor™, mPower’s Fiber & Coaxial Cable Management Solution, at www.mpowerinnovations.com/fiberwebinar.
About mPower Innovations
mPower Innovations was founded in 2006 and is a leader in the geospatial industry. They are headquartered in Iron Mountain, MI with additional offices in Grand Rapids, MI, Appleton, WI, Long Island, NY, and Flowery Branch, GA.
mPower is a full-service, one-stop-shop for utilities and organizations at any stage of GIS and Smart Grid integration. They help their customers move from paper or basic digital maps to fully-integrated, GIS-based operations and engineering applications. Their flagship software program is mPower Integrator™, a unique asset management & system integration software application that can intelligently connect and report on a variety of existing enterprise systems, including outage management systems (OMS), advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) systems, customer information systems (CIS), work management systems (WMS), automated vehicle locator (AVL) systems and more.
mPower has a suite of software offerings, including an Outage Management System, Work Management System as well as Fiber, Staking, and IVR Solutions. Their services division routinely builds and repairs connectivity models and performs GPS collections, joint use pole audits, and map cleanup and conversion services. mPower is a bronze member of the Esri Partner Network. You can learn more about mPower Innovations at www.mpowerinnovations.com.