Enterprise solutions provider Icertis will tie up with Microsoft.
The partnership will be part of Microsoft’s global CityNext initiative.
CityNext assists cities to benefit from sustainable model of innovation and support for eight critical functions: government administration, public safety, healthcare, buildings, tourism, education, transportation, and energy and water.
The cloud-based Icertis PublicTransport Management product is the featured solution for the transportation function.
Windows Azure based Icertis PublicTransport Management (IPM), a public transportation management system, addresses the challenges of cost-effectively managing and optimizing complex transit operations.
“The motto at Icertis has always been to apply the cloud where it matters and taking it to the public transport function has the potential of positively impacting millions of lives worldwide,” said Jay Banerjee, GM and global head for Microsoft at Icertis.
“Public transport management requires innovative and scalable technology solutions to meet rapid urbanization pressures. Icertis with its end to end Transport Management solution on the Windows Azure platform will help cities overcome their unique challenges and provide enhanced services to citizens,” said Lorenzo Madrid, worldwide director for Transportation in Public Sector at Microsoft.