Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 18, 2006
Penta Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise software to the construction industry, announces today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Dexterra, of Bothell, WA, to provide mobile software solutions to the construction industry.
Via this partnership, Penta and Dexterra will deliver complete mobile enterprise solutions to construction firms seeking to improve communication, reduce paperwork and increase efficiency and accuracy by automating field tasks. Penta Mobile Construction Software applications; Field Service, Field Reporting and Tool Management will be deployed alongside the Dexterra Concert Platform. By leveraging the Dexterra Concert Platform, construction firms choosing a mobile solution will no longer need to make their choice based on device preference or limitations caused by integration requirements.
“Dexterra’s Concert Platform technology enables us to present construction firms with the most options, allowing them to implement a mobile solution which fits their budget and existing enterprise environment,” said Doug Peters, Penta Vice President of Mobile Products. Supported enterprise environments include Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards and other leading ERP solutions, along with Penta’s ERP solution for construction management.
According to Harvey Shovers, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Penta Technologies, “The solution-driven focus and partner network Dexterra has built is the best in the industry. We’re confident that we can collectively deliver mobile construction solutions with the most value now and in the long term.”
Key components of Penta Mobile Construction Software for Field Service and Field Reporting include:
- The ability to automate tasks while obtaining data from a variety of corporate and web based systems
- Visibility to contracts and warranty information
- Mapping and driving directions
- Capture of labor and materials usage
- Customer signature at point of service
- Service history
- Inventory management
- Parts ordering
- Preventative Maintenance checklists
- Capture of time and attendance information
- Complete user authentication and security
- Recording of employee’s hours to multiple jobs in a day / pay period
- Enter employee hours to non-job activities
"Penta Mobile Construction's expertise in providing construction firms with applications that zero in on their specific needs is second-to-none," said David Schreffler, Dexterra VP Worldwide Sales. "Penta's selection of Dexterra as their mobile platform of choice validates our strategy to provide the world's most adaptable mobile environment, and confirms our intent to work with the leading solution providers in industries with large mobile work forces."
About Penta Technologies, Inc.
PENTA provides a complete and robust enterprise software system specifically designed to accommodate the complex requirements of today's construction, engineering, and service management firms. We offer integrated solutions for projects, financials, service, labor, and equipment cost control - along with the ability to extend the enterprise by utilizing mobile field applications. For more information, please visit http://www.penta.com.
About Dexterra, Inc.
Dexterra offers the leading mobile platform available today, Dexterra Concert, to enterprises across the globe in industries such as construction, manufacturing, transportation, real estate, utilities, IT consulting, government, facilities management and consumer packaged goods. Dexterra delivers competitive advantage with applications that address unique business needs quickly, efficiently and economically, and integrates with the largest selection of wireless devices and enterprise back office systems. With offices in Seattle, Toronto, London, Dubai, and Melbourne, Dexterra also partners with technology leaders Microsoft, IBM, Motorola, EDS, CapGemini, Itronix, Symbol, and Cingular.
For more information, visit http://www.dexterra.com.