MagikMinds Acquires Cooperative Fusion, an Expert Spatial Systems Integration Consultancy
CHICAGO, IL, January 25, 2017 ─ MagikMinds announced today that it has acquired Cooperative Fusion in a move to increase its depth of experience in enterprise systems integration and position for further industry growth. MagikMinds, with 80 employees globally, provides geospatial products and services to utility and telecommunications companies throughout the world.
Cooperative Fusion is a recognized leader in advanced geospatial solutions and enterprise systems integration. With a strong focus on data integrity, the company is known for its ability to bring systems together in a way that enhances and supports business processes while ensuring data quality across all systems.
“Integration is a central component of every one of our projects,” says Dave Harris, MagikMinds CEO. “With IoT playing a growing role in utility and telecom operations, the challenges around integration have never been greater. Cooperative Fusion will help MagikMinds round out its system integration capability and create value around
Cooperative Fusion has a reputation as a premier system integrator with experience in a full complement of integration platforms. Its success stems from a deep understanding of utility business processes and how to best support them with technology. Recent key clients include Piedmont Natural Gas, Black Hills Energy, and
Bermuda Electric. “Joining forces with MagikMinds will enable us to bring our solutions to more
customers throughout the world and expand our R&D efforts. We’re excited about the direction MagikMinds is taking in the industry and look forward to helping the business grow into new areas,” says Cooperative Fusion founder, David Cottrell.
MagikMinds drives operational efficiency and service excellence through advanced web and mobile geospatial solutions for customers in the electric, gas, water, and telecom industries. Its unique delivery model enables customers to take advantage of high value enterprise solutions both quickly and affordably. As an authorized GE Grid Solutions Partner, MagikMinds is helping large enterprises like BG&E, Cox Communications, PPL, Airtel, Tata Communications, Mahanagar Gas, Tata Power, and many others to realize the power of GIS.