Excelergy(R) Corporation announced today that AGL Resources (NYSE: ATG), the largest natural gas distributor in the Southeast US and parent company of Atlanta Gas Light Company, has selected Excelergy BusinessRunner(TM) to manage the collaborative communications and information exchange involved in serving its 1.5 million customers in the restructuring Georgia gas market.
"AGL Resources needed high performance transaction management capabilities that would integrate easily with their existing systems to streamline and manage information exchange with their retail market partners," said Bill Mahoney, president and CEO of Excelergy. "They were impressed with Excelergy's track record of rapid, successful deployments and they expect that their investment will produce a quick return as they continue to deliver superior customer service and grow their business in the busy Southeast US market."
Specifically, Excelergy BusinessRunner will be deployed to automate market connectivity, data transactions and customer switching processes for AGL Resources. Once operational, the Excelergy platform will process approximately 100,000 transactions per day.
Excelergy BusinessRunner acts as a company's primary gateway for mission-critical data transactions, enabling clients to quickly enter and expand into new and existing markets anywhere in the world. Excelergy BusinessRunner's collaboration and transaction management capabilities integrate with any IT system to streamline and manage information exchange with market partners and central market operators in restructuring and competitive markets worldwide.
"The Georgia market is one of the most active in the US, which means AGL places a premium on deploying and integrating new systems quickly and easily to achieve maximum ROI," added Mahoney. "We look forward to once again delivering that return for our newest high profile client."
About AGL Resources Inc.
AGL Resources Inc. (NYSE: ATG) is a leading regional energy services holding company based in Atlanta. Company operations serve 1.8 million customers throughout Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia.Business units include utility operations, midstream energy services, telecom infrastructure, and energy investments. Atlanta Gas Light Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources, is the largest natural gas distributor in the Southeast and the second-largest natural gas-only distributor in the United States, providing delivery service to more than 1.5 million customers in Georgia. In operation since 1856, the company is one of the oldest corporations in the stateof Georgia. More information is available at www.atlantagaslight.com.
About Excelergy(R) Corporation
Excelergy is a world leader in high performance software platforms that increase revenues, improve cash flows and reduce costs in the energy/utility industry and other restructuring value chains. Excelergy's highly flexible, scalable software systems automate forecasting, trading, scheduling, billing, settlement and customer/partner acquisition and care. They are based on an open, object-oriented, Web-based, native XML technology architecture. Winner of both the Red Herring 100 and UPSIDE Hot 100 awards for the world's top private companies, Excelergy has its North American headquarters in Lexington, Massachusetts, its European headquarters in London, England and its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. More information is available at www.excelergy.com.
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