PARIS, November 18 /PRNewswire/ --

- The World's Leading Nuclear Power Plant Operator Implemented Asset Suite to Help Support its Rapid Growth.

Ventyx(TM), world leader in the creation of energy and utility industry solutions, announced a new contract today with the EDF Group, one of the world's major electricity producers, to implement the Ventyx Asset Suite ( ) solution, to manage industrial assets for all of its nuclear electricity production plants.

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With 58 reactors at 19 nuclear plants, EDF is the world's leading nuclear power producer. Over the past three decades, EDF has developed its acknowledged expertise in nuclear plant operations.

Ventyx's Asset Suite is the leading EAM solution for the management of nuclear power plants, designed with incomparable expertise in the nuclear power industry, states Vince Burkett President and CEO of Ventyx. For this reason, more than 90 percent of North American and more than 50 percent of all nuclear power stations worldwide are now maintained with the help of Ventyx software. EDF has joined a growing group of leading energy suppliers which has chosen these solutions, including such clients as Idaho Power ( ), PPL Corporation ( ) and Progress Energy ( ).

Asset Suite is the only EAM solution which enables the deployment of standardised best practices over an entire series of nuclear power plants, thereby achieving performance levels well above those achieved for a single nuclear plant. Furthermore, through its service-oriented Foundation Architecture, Asset Suite enables nuclear industry operators to accelerate their business profitability and reduce the complexity of their business processes by means of an intuitive, customisable, graphic user interface. Asset Suite can be easily integrated with engineering tools, financial applications, ERP and other third-party applications.

About Ventyx

Ventyx is one of the leading suppliers of management solutions, offering enterprise asset management (EAM), mobile workforce management, customer relations management, risk management and energy trading, energy operations, and energy analytics solutions to over 900 clients in the Energy, Utilities and Communication sectors, along with certain asset-intensive markets. Employing over 1,200 people in 20 cities worldwide, Ventyx provides the best management solutions in the market that maximise operational and financial efficiency, supported by the acknowledged highest industrial expertise in this specific industrial field. For further information regarding Ventyx's industry-leading offerings for the nuclear power generation market, please visit our Website:

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Gary Frazier, Ventyx Corporate Communications, +1-770-989-4188, Photo: