Able Software, Inc. (ASI), a leading provider of utility billing software to the public & private sectors, announced today an important product update for the popular UTILITY STAR Platinum® and UTILITY STAR Basic® utility billing and customer information systems.
This new system update lays the foundation for additional new features and services slated for future release. Billing engine optimization for improved data processing performance is but one of the important new features provided with this latest update.
This new UTILITY STAR System update features improved data transmission security by virtue of higher level encryption methodology, resulting in increased protection for sensitive utility customer information. Customer data such as customer bank account information, credit card account number, card holder name & expiration date, driver license number and SSN are now more secure than ever.
Future UTILITY STAR System upgrades will be released under this new platform architecture, making this is an important new product release for all Able Software customers using UTILITY STAR Platinum® (UTP) and UTILITY STAR Basic® (USB) software systems.
UTILITY STAR Platinum® was developed using Microsoft’s .Net toolset and will provide Utility Companies with advanced technology enabling them to improve customer service, operational efficiency and increase profitability. Able Software’s application suite offers an array of online products and integration services including UTILITY STAR Platinum®, UTILITY STAR Basic®, ServiceDirect®, CustomerDirect®, Mobile Work Order solutions, GIS integration, AMR system interfaces, Accounting system (GL) Interfaces and other utility industry related products.
Ming Li, CEO of Able Software, Inc., says “UTILITY STAR Platinum® and UTILITY STAR Basic® are the most advanced Utility Billing/CIS applications on the market today. We developed this application platform based upon the latest development standards and disciplines within the software industry.” He adds, “The results are impressive in terms of product quality, scalability and ease-of-use and we are excited that Utility Companies has selected us as their software and project implementation provider of choice.”