Leading landscape and irrigation distributor adds cloud-based smart irrigation solution to their product offering
March 9, 2015 – Petaluma, CA – HydroPoint Data Systems, the proven leader in 360° smart water management and EPA WaterSense® Manufacturer Partner of the Year, creates distributor partnership with FIS Outdoor in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
FIS Outdoor has seen the irrigation industry consistently grow over the past 40 years regardless of the economy’s ups and downs, watching contractors’ sites and responsibilities steadily increasing. They witnessed the introduction of cloud-based smart irrigation technology, and saw the increase in operating efficiency and water savings it brought customers. “We have been watching the progress of this technology, and were waiting for the perfect partner,” stated David Baldwin, Director of Sales at FIS Outdoor, “and I believe we have found that with HydroPoint and their WeatherTRAK smart water management solutions.”
Constantly striving to offer products that increase their customers productivity, FIS Outdoor is “happy to provide their customers with all the benefits WeatherTRAK offers to both irrigation and agronomic landscaping,” David exclaims. The end-to-end WeatherTRAK system consists of real-time smart irrigation controllers, innovative flow management solutions, and the industry’s most powerful cloud-based outdoor water management platform. WeatherTRAK is proven to save more time and water than other competing technologies. Using its unparalleled high resolution, four-point weather data service, WeatherTRAK reliably delivers precise and predictable results year after year, without the added cost and maintenance of dedicated central computers or on-site weather stations.
“This growth into the Southeast has been a long time coming,” states Chris Spain, CEO and President of Hydropoint, about the partnership. “HydroPoint strives to create products that provide maximum water savings while reducing users operating costs. FIS Outdoor has that same mission for their customers, consistently providing solutions to increase efficiency and productivity. Plus, FIS Outdoor sees their customers and partners as friends of the family, and HydroPoint is pleased to be joining their family.”
About FIS Outdoor:
FIS Outdoor is a leading landscape and irrigation distributor throughout five of the southeastern United States. With 35 branch locations, and more than 200 employees, FIS Outdoor operates from the customers perspective, and sees their customers and vendor partners as friends of the family. For more information, visit www.fisoutdoor.com.
About HydroPoint Data Systems:
HydroPoint is the proven leader in 360° smart water management solutions targeting the area of greatest waste in urban water use, landscape irrigation. As a 2014 EPA WaterSense® Manufacturer Partner of the Year, the Company offers WeatherTRAK®, the most complete and effective smart irrigation management system proven in over 25 independent studies and chosen by leading landscape professionals. From Walmart to Los Angeles County, WeatherTRAK has been helping commercial, government, education, and home communities maximize water savings, reduce operating costs, and minimize risk since 2002. In a single year, HydroPoint’s WeatherTRAK customers cut 15 billion gallons of water, $137 million in expenses, hundreds of thousands of man hours, and 62 million kilowatt hours of energy illustrating that 360° smart water management makes for smart organizations. For more information, visit hydropointds.wpengine.com.
Marketing Director | HydroPoint Data Systems
707.285.3228 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Development Manager | FIS Outdoor
407.995.9095 x228 | Bobbie.Miller@FISOutdoor.com