Growth in infrastructure data management and analytics drives creation of new software entity
Reflecting the growing convergence of data-driven software applications with its core client services, Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, construction and consulting company, recently announced the creation of Atonix Digital, LLC.
Atonix Digital, a wholly-owned subsidiary, will focus on software development, sales and delivery, and provide innovative analytics solutions to Black & Veatch clients. Leveraging the Company’s proprietary ASSET360 data analytics platform, the new company will provide cutting-edge offerings to clients managing power, water and communications resources, as well as solutions for an expanded range of industry verticals.
“Software and data analytics are playing critical roles in the development of more distributed, interconnected and intelligent infrastructure in markets around the world,” said Steve Edwards, Chairman and CEO of Black & Veatch. “The launch of Atonix Digital allows Black & Veatch to better capitalize on emerging business opportunities while creating the ideal environment to develop new skills, roles and growth specific to the software market.”
Atonix Digital will develop solutions using the ASSET360 data analytics platform. ASSET360 captures, integrates and analyzes data to generate actionable information while providing comprehensive system awareness to utilities and communities to boost operational performance and sharpen planning insight. Future markets and applications will be determined based on market needs. Based in Overland Park, Kansas, Atonix Digital will launch operations in the first quarter of 2018.
About Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2016 were US$3.2B. For more information, visit www.bv.com.
SOURCE: Black & Veatch