February 16, 2010
Aurigo has further strengthened its presence in the infrastructure space by acquiring customers such as Unity Infra Projects (BSE : Unity Infraprojects) and KMC Constructions.
Bangalore, India – February 16, 2010 – Aurigo Software Technologies Inc, a leading software products and solutions provider catering to the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) vertical, has further strengthened its presence in the infrastructure space by acquiring customers such as Unity Infra Projects (BSE : Unity Infraprojects) and KMC Constructions. The combined solution of Aurigo BRIX 2009 and Microsoft Dynamics AX will completely automate their business and construction management processes.
Aurigo’s construction management and inspection system, BRIX 2009, is comprehensive CPMS (Capital Project Management System) that helps infrastructure project stakeholders automate the critical processes of estimation, contract management, inspection and facilities. BRIX 2009 is also the worldwide certified Industry add-on to Microsoft Dynamics AX and the combined solution is an incredibly powerful Industry ready ERP for the AEC Industries with a global customer base. Aurigo BRIX 2009 has also achieved the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD) accreditation, Microsoft’s highest standard for partner-developed software.
Commenting on the recent wins, Mr. Balaji Sreenivasan, CEO and Founder, Aurigo Software Technologies, said, “These wins mark Aurigo’s growing success and traction in the mid and large enterprise space fueled by India’s infrastructure growth story. With the massive investments made in the infrastructure sector, CPMS (Capital Project Management System) systems such as Aurigo BRIX 2009 are becoming imperative for project success. BRIX 2009 can help Infrastructure Owners, PMC Firms, General Contractors and government agencies achieve greater visibility into the projects and faster information retrieval, thereby saving cost and time to complete; which are very critical to ensure project viability and profitability for all stakeholders. We are happy to welcome Unity Infraprojects and KMC into the Aurigo-Microsoft family and are looking forward to help them achieve their business transformation and automation goals successfully and with ease.”
Mr. Yogen Lal, Chief Operating Officer, Unity Infra Projects Ltd., said, ““Unity Infra projects, a public listed company and one of the largest civil contractors in India, is witnessing significantly high growth in the current India infrastructure boom. Our projects are getting bigger, more complex and distributed at different geographical locations. Our need of the hour was an efficient web based project monitoring system that seamlessly tied into a world class ERP. The industry ready features in estimation, contract management and remote field inspection available in Aurigo BRIX were by far the best amongst the solutions we evaluated. By combining Aurigo BRIX with the powerful and easy to use Microsoft ERP solution, we see a winning solution that will help Unity become more efficient and scale greater heights.”
The Microsoft-Aurigo ERP for construction offering is a unique 360 degree solution combining Aurigo BRIX 2009 (web based construction estimation and contract management software) integrated with Microsoft Project Server and Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft’s powerful ERP suite that automates the critical areas of Finance, HRMS, CRM, Inventory and Material Management. The award winning solution seamlessly automates traditional processes of land management, cost estimation, rate analysis, and contract change orders, running bill generation and digital field inspections for construction houses worldwide and is now making a serious mark in India.
About Unity Infra Unity Infraprojects, one of India’s largest civil contractors and a listed company on the BSE, is an ISO 9001- 2000, 14001-2004 and OHSAS 18001-2007 major construction company. It is the flagship unit of the Mumbai based KK Group of Companies which has its interests spread across a wide spectrum of businesses such as concrete block manufacturing and quarrying, hotel and organized retailing industries. Unity Infraprojects has done the city of Mumbai proud – with an array of glittering landmarks. Chhatrapati Shivaji Domestic Airport Terminal 1B, Khodadad Circle flyover at Dadar, ultramodern CST Subway, New generation Millennium Business Park and Seawoods Estate for NRI’s at Navi Mumbai among others. www.unityinfra.com
About KMC Constructions KMC Constructions is a premium Infrastructure company headquartered in Hyderabad. With a track record of over 38 years, KMC has made major forays into the construction of roads, multi-lane highways, airport runways and bridges. KMC recently raised private equity from Sequioa Capital and is playing a key role in select infrastructure projects across India. www.kmcgroup.co.in
About Aurigo Software Technologies Aurigo is a leading software product company providing web based solutions for Capital Project and Program Management (CPMS), Facilities Management, Real Estate and Construction Management. Our software product suite BRIX automates the processes of project cost estimation, electronic bidding (tendering), contract management, facilities management, asset management, real estate operations and field inspections. Our customers include state and local government agencies, private owners, corporate entities, repeat builders large construction management firms, general contractors, transit authorities, utility companies, school districts power plant contractors, ship building & repair companies and real estate developers worldwide. Aurigo is a Red Herring 100 company and has been awarded as being amongst the most innovative companies in the world by Microsoft. The company is a private equity funded Delaware corporation with offices in New York (United States) and Bangalore ( ). Our products are available both directly and through a select partner network in the United States, Canada, Middle East, Africa, Asia and India.
Aurigo’s customers include state and local government agencies, leading construction management firms, general contractors and transit authorities worldwide. Aurigo is a privately held company with offices in New York and Bangalore, . Aurigo’s solutions are available both directly and through a select partner channel network. For more information on Aurigo, please visit http://oldsite.aurigo.net