New partnership to facilitate the move toward global Aeronautical Information Management (AIM)

Snowflake Software and CGH Technologies Inc. partner to facilitate the move toward global Aeronautical Information Management (AIM).

Snowflake_CHG PRSnowflake Software (UK) and CGH Technologies Inc. (USA) announce a strategic alliance to support modernization of Air Traffic Management in its move toward global Aeronautical Information Management (AIM). The partnership was secured at the ATC Global 2011 event in Amsterdam where the two companies were jointly exhibiting solutions to support a digital AIM. 

CGH, founded in 1989, is a CMMI Level 2 appraised and ISO 9001 certified products and services company with a comprehensive list of successful projects across Federal, State, and Commercial sectors in the United States. This includes particularly strong domain knowledge and practical subject matter expertise with digital AIM; they actively develop and support a number of key strategic and mission-critical projects for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Snowflake Software is a UK-based company, with a strong background in Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) software to facilitate data exchange using open standards from the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). Snowflake has extensive experience in deploying enterprise solutions to manage the data exchange challenges of complex data models and large data volumes in some of the largest spatial databases within Europe. Through its dedicated Aviation market vertical, Snowflake is applying this unique expertise to facilitate the move toward global AIM.

Ian Painter, Managing Director, Snowflake Software comments:
In the recent FAA and EUROCONTROL sponsored OGC AIM testbeds we've proved a lot of ground in the use of the standards-based web services and their ability to achieve the data centric approach of AIM. As those areas of research become reality we've partnered with CGH to realize those goals within operational systems.

Glyn Owen, Chief Operating Officer, CGH Technologies Inc. added:
Having been closely associated with the Snowflake team for many years, and now with CGH expanding into the international marketplace, we have decided to combine our complementary technologies and experience to serve our customers more effectively. Our recent success as a team on both the FAA AIM-D and AIM-OES programs demonstrates that together our team offers a proven standards-based approach toward modernizing AIM and meeting the FAAs System-wide Information Management (SWIM) requirements, while working in parallel with ICAO, EUROCONTROL, European Commissions SESAR and other initiatives.


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