Database management systems developer Oracle is reportedly providing the geospatial database and application server mapping software while GE Energy’s Smallworld business is providing the industry application layer for a solution that it claims has significant impact on customers.

The Smallworld Electric Office product is claimed to provide a range of benefits to utilities seeking standards-based geospatial asset management solutions including automated asset design and workflow process enforcement.

GE Energy said that it is extending the platform across other primary market segments the company serves, including the electric transmission, gas distribution, pipeline, and telecommunications industries.

Bob Gilligan, general manager of GE Energy’s transmission and distribution business, said: GE Energy is a recognized leader in providing geospatial software solutions for complex networks with its Smallworld GIS product line.