Internet Equipment for the Week:

December 1, 2000
  • FieldCentrix Inc. (Irvine, CA), a leader in wireless and Internet-based software for the field service industry, has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Maxwell Systems. Maxwell, a provider of computer software for the construction and service management industries, will resell FieldCentrix software for the field technician to its customers and prospects.
  • Estimation, Inc. (Linthicum Heights, MD), a provider of computerized solutions for contractors, was recently honored with the Software Enabler Award at Constructech magazine's 2000 Vision Awards in Anaheim, CA. The event honored companies for capitalizing on recent technological advancements to transform daily business operations and advance the construction market. Estimation was recognized for its cutting-edge business software innovations.
  • Tridium Inc. (Richmond, VA), a leading provider of Web-enabled, automation software infrastructure, reports the close of a $20 million round of capital funding. The funds will be used to increase Tridium's sales and technical support offices in North America, expand its operations into Europe and Asia, and enhance its technology and products. kRoad Ventures, L.P. and Enron North America each contributed $10 million in venture capital.
  • BuildNet, Inc. (Durham, NC), a provider of management software and e-commerce services to contractors and distributors in the hvac industry, announced that its HVAConline (Atlanta, GA) community signed a partnership with the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA). The agreement should enable ACCA’s more than 9,000 members nationwide to use HVAConline for new information and programs.