May 19, 2021

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.   

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. Improving system reliability and streamlining design processes ensures that unnecessary expenses and time are reduced with this powerful integrated solution.

Key features include:

  • Accessibility to Pole Loading Analysis Results
    • Analyze AUD design features in SPIDAcalc
  • Get results, quickly
    • Access analysis results from SPIDAcalc within AUD
  • Streamline design modifications
    • Easily transfer guy and anchor modifications from SPIDAcalc to AUD
  • Analysis reports
    • Generate pole loading reports from within AUD

We are really pleased to have the opportunity to deliver the latest enhancements to our Utility DataHub™ SPIDAcalc interface to our user community”, said Dennis Beck, President of SBS. “The design efficiency of SBS Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) combined with the engineering power of SPIDAcalc creates a powerful design combination for our customers. We are really excited for our mutual clients to learn more about the work we are doing together.”

Our team is excited to see continued interest and enthusiastic support of our open integration model for SPIDAcalc,” said Brad Johnson, Director of Business Development and Strategy for SPIDA Software. “SBS has done a fantastic job of creating a positive user experience between their Automated Utility Design product and the industry leader in pole load analysis, SPIDAcalc.

Register to attend the upcoming live webinar on Wednesday, May 26th at 1:00 pm EDT here

About SBS
SBS intelligent design solutions help utility and telecom organizations leverage the power of their investments in utility networks, GIS, CAD, and enterprise systems. The company has helped hundreds of utility, telecommunications, and AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) firms achieve real benefits with dramatic increases in productivity. With offices in Denver, Colorado and Melbourne, Australia, SBS provides expert-level consulting skills and extensive experience in working with the unique engineering aspects of critical, networked infrastructure.

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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