Memphis Light Gas and Water (MLGW) has awarded Rolta International Inc. a US$31 million contract to provide the municipal utility with consulting, systems integration and software services.

This award includes the customization, implementation and deployment of Oracle's E-Business Suite R12, Telvent's ArcFM software and PowerPlan's suite of asset-centric accounting solutions. The project includes the full range of Oracle E-Business Suite applications, including Financials, eAM, GIS, Human Resources, Hyperion and Business Intelligence.

Rolta will leverage its Oracle E-Business and Financials experience, and its domain expertise in the utilities sector, garnered through numerous projects worldwide. Rolta is leading a consortium including Signum Group, Teaming Solutions, and Stragistics, and will exploit the collective experience of the team to provide a superior solution to MLGW.

MLGW will replace its 22-year-old legacy management support system with a comprehensive solution comprising a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning system that encompasses financial management, work management, materials and asset management, and numerous re-engineered business processes to meet its current business needs.