Cobb EMC Expands IT Managed Services Contract with Five Point
ATLANTA, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Five Point Partners, LLC, a full-service consulting services firm serving the utility, mining, revenue management and transportation industries, announced today that they have been selected by Cobb Electric Membership Corporation (Cobb EMC) to provide management of their technical infrastructure, utilities software applications, batch operations and support for their Business Objects reporting function. Cobb EMC is among the largest of the nation’s approximately 900 EMCs providing reliable electric energy to more than 190,000 residential and commercial members.
Five Point has been tasked by the metro Atlanta-based utility to help leverage its information technology investments for improved system and application performance, better customer service, and an overall decrease in their IT operating expenses. By engaging the managed services team of Five Point, Cobb EMC will experience continued value from a cost-effective program that has already resulted in a significant reduction in IT operational costs.
“Cobb EMC is transitioning our IT operations and Five Point has been a great partner throughout the process,” said David Johnson, COO of Cobb EMC. “We felt their proven ability to apply utility business process knowledge to both application and technical solutions for our company made them the obvious choice to support our information technology environment. It was a significant decision that had wide ranging impacts for our organization and we felt very comfortable with making Five Point our choice.”
“We are pleased to extend and expand our contract with Cobb EMC in order to help them more effectively manage their IT systems and deliver a better overall product to their customers,” said Bobby Batson, COO of Five Point. “Cobb is one of the largest EMCs in the country, and we’re extremely pleased to provide them the high level of support and management they require to keep their systems operating at a peak level of performance and efficiency.”
About Five Point
Five Point provides a full life cycle of highly focused consulting services to companies operating in the utility, mining, revenue management and transportation industries. From information technology assessments and analysis to system implementation and post go-live support services, Five Point’s collaborative style, industry knowledge and proven methodologies guides our clients through their complex technology and business transformation initiatives. We utilize best-in-class industry applications from leading software providers to help clients reduce costs, save time, improve reliability, increase efficiencies and improve customer service. With more than 275 consultants in North America, Australia and the Philippines, Five Point has served more than 250 clients globally. For more information, visit our website at www.fivepoint.net.
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