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Advanced Utility | Harnett County, North Carolina to implement CIS Infinity
April 13, 2017

Lillington, NC and Toronto, ON. April 13, 2017 | The Harnett County Department of Public Utilities (the County) has selected Advanced Utility Systems, a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation (Advanced) to deliver CIS Infinity as their new customer information and billing solution.

Over the past decade, the County’s service area has grown significantly and the legacy processes and systems that were once adequate, are not currently meeting the needs of the County.

“The County needed a system that was highly responsive to changing circumstances and that was capable of offering solutions to any business process scenarios of varying magnitude and complexity. CIS Infinity was selected for its scalability, flexibility and its ability to accommodate all of the County’s utility billing processes and needs,” said Steve Ward, Director of Utilities for the County.

Peter Fanous, Executive Vice President for Advanced notes: “CIS Infinity is highly scalable and flexible. There is no limit to the number of users on the system and the system is optimized to handle databases with millions of records. In addition, CIS Infinity employs sophisticated configuration tools when it comes to rules, rates and actions making it very adaptable when new requirements emerge but also allows the system to be tailored to meet the specific needs of any utility.”

The County is a strategic regional water and wastewater utility that provides service to approximately 125,000 people in Harnett County and surrounding counties.

For additional information contact:

Peter Fanous, Executive Vice President
Advanced Utility Systems, a division of N. Harris Computer Corporation
(888) 355-7772 x231

Steve Ward, Director of Utilities
Harnett County Department of Public Utilities
(910) 893-7575

About Advanced and Harris:

Advanced is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris Computer Systems that provides Customer Information and Billing solutions exclusively to municipal, investor owned and cooperative utilities. Harris is a leading provider of financial management and Customer Information Systems (CIS) software solutions. Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to all levels of local government as well as public power and water markets throughout North America. Harris' focus is on creating long-term relationships with our customers and ensuring that we meet the changing needs of our customers over time. For further information on Harris Computer Systems, please visit our website at, or call 888-847-7747.

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