News | November 6, 2018

Brisbane Airport Corporation Selects TaKaDu's Central Event Management Solution To Improve Water Efficiency

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Represents deployment of TaKaDu’s digital technology in a non-utility entity

TaKaDu announced recently that Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is deploying TaKaDu’s Central Event Management solution to improve the efficiency of its water network operations and reduce water loss.

Based on big data analytics, TaKaDu’s automated cloud-based service enables utilities to detect, analyse and manage network events and incidents such as leaks, bursts, faulty assets, operational failures, and more. TaKaDu can also be seamlessly integrated with many other IT systems (asset management, CRM, etc.) and other detection technologies (for example acoustic).

Krishan Tangri, General Manager Assets, Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) said, “BAC manages a water network spanning 49 kilometres across Brisbane Airport’s 2700 hectare site, supplying 300+ businesses and more than 23.4 million people every year.

“Having the ability to detect faults or operational failures as soon as possible to prevent service interruptions is critically important, so we’re very pleased to have TaKaDu’s digital technology to help us strengthen our visibility, increase operational efficiency and reduce water losses,” Mr Tangri said.

Amir Peleg, TaKaDu’s Founder & CEO, said, “We’re delighted to add BAC to our portfolio, demonstrating how our core value proposition can apply to many types of network operations. Operating like mini cities, airports are a perfect example of entities that can benefit from our centralized software solution. As a SaaS-based system, our solution can help them get up and running in a very short time.”

About Brisbane Airport Corporation
BAC is the operator of Brisbane Airport (BNE), the premier gateway to Queensland and the third largest airport in Australia by passenger numbers. It is a proud, public, un-listed Queensland company, helping employ thousands of Queenslanders and creating economic opportunities or the state and city of Brisbane. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, BNE has two major terminals servicing 33 airlines flying direct to 83 national and international destinations. More than 23.4 million passengers travelled through the airport in FY18. BNE is the only airport in Australia to consistently achieve a ‘good rating’ for ‘overall average quality of service’ for 14 years in a row, as well being the highest rated airport for ‘passenger ratings of quality of service’ for nine consecutive years in the annual Airport Monitoring Report conducted by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC).

About TaKaDu
TaKaDu is a global leader in Central Event Management solutions for water utilities. TaKaDu’s cloud-based service enables utilities to detect, analyse and manage network events and incidents, such as leaks, bursts, faulty assets, telemetry and data issues, operational failures, water quality and more. TaKaDu acts as the central management layer for all network events detected by its own data analytics engine and other external alerting systems (e.g. acoustic loggers, customer calls, sensor alerts). TaKaDu is integrated with other IT systems (e.g. work order, CRM, call centre and asset management), as well as being part of a comprehensive Smart City solution.

Converting raw data into knowledge using big data analytics and algorithms, TaKaDu provides visibility and actionable insights for increased efficiency, water loss reduction and improved customer service. A cloud-based SaaS platform, TaKaDu brings together huge amounts of information in an easy-to-use, flexible and scalable solution. TaKaDu’s IoT solution is operational 24/7 in leading water utilities in 13 countries. For more information, visit www.takadu.com.

SOURCE: TaKaDu