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Spur Information Solutions acquired by Affiliated Computer Services

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Spur Information Solutions, a United Kingdom-based maker of computer software used for parking enforcement, such as at paid lots and meter spaces. Spur’s core software helps governments implement and enforce local parking codes across a municipality.  This includes processing parking notices and permits to collecting evidence of violations via handheld devices. Parking enforcement officers are able to wirelessly transmit information including GPS coordinates and digital images of license plates as well as access real-time data to ensure fast and accurate enforcement.

ACS says the acquisition of Spur Information Solutions strengthens its portfolio of technology services focused on the transportation industry and that it will build on its Europe-based transportation technology services business. “The acquisition of Spur complements our business by giving us the ability to sell low cost, highly adaptable parking services that better meet the needs of all size cities across the globe,” said Dave Amoriell, group president, Transportation Solutions Group.

“As part of ACS, we’ll now be able to expand globally and broaden our services so that municipalities of all sizes can focus on providing the key services that their citizens expect,” said David Mitchell, director of operations, Spur Information Solutions. 

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Posted Nov 2010
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