SPIDA® Software is excited to announce that we have been acquired by Bentley Systems, Incorporated.

Bentley Systems Announces Acquisition of SPIDA Software, Leader in Utility Pole Structure Management.

Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced the acquisition of SPIDA Software, developers of specialized software for the design, analysis, and management of utility pole systems.

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Learn More about the SBS and SPIDA® Software Partnership

This solution, based on SBS Utility DataHub™, reduces overbuild and duplicate entry of utility overhead designs.  It utilizes SBS’s robust AUD software, powered by AutoCAD, to optimize network designs while validating the designs using SPIDAcalc’s advanced nonlinear analysis methods.

 

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Reduce Overbuilding, Eliminate Redundant Work, & Simplify Your Design Processes with Schneider Electric and SPIDA Software

Reduce Overbuilding, Eliminate Redundant Work, & Simplify Your Design Processes with Schneider Electric and SPIDA Software

Stretch your budget and simplify your design process utilizing an integrated solution with ArcFM from Schneider Electric and SPIDAcalc from SPIDA Software. Join us on Wednesday, March 3rd at 1:00 pm EST to learn how you can:

  • Achieve safety code compliance without overbuilding
  • Eliminate manually rebuilding designs in disparate applications
  • Improve data accuracy and eliminate as-built processes and human error
  • Reduce SAIDI reliability risks

Request the recording here.

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SBS and SPIDAⓇ Software Announce AUD and SPIDAcalc Integration

SBS and SPIDAⓇ Software Announce AUD and SPIDAcalc Integration

Powerful Integration Solution Streamlines Utility Design Workflows

Gahanna, OH, May 19th, 2021 – SPIDA Software, the trusted enterprise solution provider that utilities, telecommunication companies, and contractors use to design, analyze, and manage their overhead assets, and SBS, the leading provider of intelligent design solutions for utilities, announce a product-level integration that connects SBS’s Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) application with SPIDA Software’s SPIDAcalc structural analysis software.   

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NV5 Geospatial and SPIDA® Software Announce Partnership and First-Of-Its Kind Pole Management Integrated Solution

NV5 Geospatial and SPIDA® Software Partnership

Gahanna, OH – SPIDA Software, the trusted Structure Management Solution provider for utilities, telecommunication companies, and contractors, and NV5 Geospatial (formerly Quantum Spatial), North America’s largest geospatial data firm announces a new strategic partnership that brings an innovative new approach to pole and structure management, overhead inspection and analysis.

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Introducing SPIDA®silk – The New Industry Standard for Sag and Tension Software

SPIDA®silk – The New Industry Standard for Sag and Tension Software

Gahanna, OH, – SPIDA Software, the trusted Structure Management Solution provider for utilities, telecommunication companies, and contractors, is excited to introduce SPIDAsilk – SPIDA’s new sag and tension software that calculates precise wire sag and tensions and produces conductor installation charts.

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SPIDA® Software Launches The SPIDA Software Academy

SPIDA Software Launches the SPIDA Software Academy, an online learning platform for self-guided training from SPIDA Software.

Gahanna, OH – SPIDA Software, the trusted Structure Management Solution provider for
utilities, telecommunication companies, and contractors, announces the launch of the SPIDA Software Academy –
a new approach to online learning.

Across the industry, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way organizations share knowledge and
information. While traditional face-to-face interactions have dwindled, the need for online access to resources has
never been more important. While SPIDA Software is known for its user-friendly solutions, successful adoption of
any technology starts with user education.

In response to these challenging times, SPIDA has introduced an innovative way for users to dive deeper into
SPIDA’s suite of product offerings through self-guided online courses. The SPIDA Software Academy educates
users through step-by-step instruction and video-led examples. Users can complete courses at their own pace
through hands-on exercises and quiz their knowledge upon completing a course. Additional add-ons such as live
instructor-led office hours or final exams can be included by request for an additional cost.

The online platform provides access to training courses such as:

  • SPIDAcalc Basic Functionality
    •  Getting Started with SPIDAcalc
    • Navigating the Interface
    • Working with Assemblies
    • Connectivity
  • SPIDAcalc Extended Functionality
    • Designing a Complex Project
    • Leveraging a CSV Import for Project Creation
    • Using Pole Images and Photo Tools
    • Make-Ready Design and Comparison Tools
  • SPIDAsilk Use Cases
    • Getting Started with SPIDAsilk
    • Generating Stringing Reports
    • Modeling in-line Span Equipment
  • Coming Soon
    • Troubleshooting Failing Pole Designs
    • Clearance Analysis
    • Pole Damage and Decay

 

“The launch of the SPIDA Software Academy is a testament of SPIDA’s commitment to our clients. Providing our
users with the resources and tools they need to succeed is our top priority”, said Alyssa Rose, Implementation
Lead at SPIDA Software. “Training is an integral part of our user’s success, so we’re excited to introduce the
academy at a time when working remotely has become the new normal”.

New courses will be added in the upcoming weeks. Request a no-obligation SPIDA Software Academy quote here,
or sign up for updates on new courses as they become available here.

 

About SPIDA Software

Serving the electric and telecommunication industries since 2007, SPIDA Software’s cost-effective Structure
Management System is a unique platform developed to create a digital twin of utility overhead systems and a
centralized portal for the coordination of activities including joint use and engineering. SPIDA is helping our
customers reduce risk, cost, and timelines as they build the electric grid and broadband networks of tomorrow.

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SPIDA® Software Announces New Release for SPIDAcalc – V7.3 Golden

SPIDA® Software Announces New Release for SPIDAcalc – V7.3 Golden. New features and functionality include a span-centric profile view featuring clearance annotations, terrain definition, and reporting.

Gahanna, OH, –  SPIDA Software, the trusted Structure Management Solution provider for utilities, telecommunication companies, and contractors, is excited to release the latest version of their overhead structural analysis software, SPIDAcalc – v7.3 Golden. The latest version features a robust set of new features including enhanced functionality and new reporting.

For more than a decade, SPIDAcalc has been used by utility and telecommunications professionals to accurately evaluate overhead systems to more precisely identify assets at risk and safely design new structures. While traditional methods of pole loading are manual, tedious, and inefficient, SPIDAcalc’s intuitive interface pairs powerful pole design with reliable geometric nonlinear analysis, including nonlinear stress-strain wire calculations.

With the release of SPIDAcalc – v7.3 Golden, SPIDA introduces new features and functionality including:

  • Span-centric profile view
    • Clearance annotations and terrain definition along the span
  • New profile view report
  • Integration with SPIDAsilk Sag and Tension Software for additional conductor reporting
  • 3D view enhancements
    • Visualization of full framing on connected adjacent structures
  • Improved tablet touchscreen and GPS functionality for in-field use of SPIDAcalc

 

SPIDAcalc gives you transparency, control, and sophistication through integration and flexibility on data collection, material specifications, and analysis methodology. Go beyond pole loading and ease the process of modeling, analyzing, and optimizing overhead T&D assets.

“With each release of SPIDAcalc, our users gain a collective set of features inspired by industry needs and user’s requests”, said Matt Cain, Product Manager at SPIDA Software. “The team and I are proud to launch this latest version of SPIDAcalc that not only showcases our commitment to continuously improve our products, but also sets the stage for future SPIDAcalc product releases, including clearance automation and rules-based validations”.

Visit http://www.spidasoftware.com/spidacalc to request a complimentary 30-day trial, quote, or register for the upcoming live SPIDAcalc Demonstration here.

 

About SPIDA Software

Serving the electric and telecommunication industries since 2007, SPIDA Software’s cost-effective Structure Management System is a unique platform developed to create a digital twin of utility overhead systems and a centralized portal for the coordination of activities including joint use and engineering. SPIDA is helping our customers reduce risk, cost, and timelines as they build the electric grid and broadband networks of tomorrow.

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Canadian Virtual ICT Forum – Powered by BICSI

Join us for the Canadian Virtual ICT Forum Powered by BICSI for a one-hour webinar on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 2:25 EDT during the Canadian Virtual ICT Forum – Powered by BICSI as SPIDA’s President Brett Willitt presents on “Demystifying Pole Loading and Make Ready Determination”.

During this webinar, we will review pole loading and clearance considerations and highlight the differences between common industry pole loading methodologies and their impact on make ready determination and cost. Additionally, we will highlight the balance between clearances and pole loading when formulating make ready recommendations by showcasing a variety of common construction situations. Register below.

To learn more about BICSI visit their website at https://www.bicsi.org/.

 

SPIDA® Software Announces New Website

SPIDA Software announces New Website

Gahanna, OH, –  SPIDA® Software, the trusted Structure Management Solution provider for utilities, telecommunication companies, and contractors, is excited to announce the launch of their new corporate website. The website boasts a fresh new look, mobile and user-friendly navigation, and resources for current and prospective clients and partners.

The new website highlights SPIDA’s unique Structure Management Solutions, including software, services, integrations, partnerships, and features a modernized resource center.

“Our goal with the new website was to provide greater visibility into our software solutions and services, while providing the same user-focused experience that SPIDA is known for,” said Courteney Miller, Marketing Manager at SPIDA Software. “We will be updating the website regularly with news and events and additional resources.”

Visit the new SPIDA Software website at www.spidasoftware.com to learn more about SPIDA’s solutions and services.

About SPIDA Software

Serving the electric and telecommunication industries since 2007, SPIDA Software’s cost-effective Structure Management System is a unique platform developed to create a digital twin of utility overhead systems and a centralized portal for the coordination of activities including joint use and engineering. SPIDA is helping our customers reduce risk, cost, and timelines as they build the electric grid and broadband networks of tomorrow.

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