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Varasset is acquired by Univerus

Varasset Joins Forces with Univerus in Exciting Acquisition Varasset, known for its innovative joint use work and asset management solutions for the utility sector, has been acquired by Univerus, an employee-owned software powerhouse from Canada. This Varasset acquisition is not just a business deal; it’s the beginning of a new… Read More

Entergy goes live with Varasset Joint Use

We’re thrilled to announce that Entergy has adopted Varasset to manage joint use activities, utility poles, and third-party attachments. Entergy is a top electrical utility serving 3 million customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. We’re excited about this partnership and confident it will enhance efficiency and service quality for… Read More

Case Study: How DEMCO handles massive workloads with Joint Use 365

After going live with Joint Use 365,  Dixie Electric Membership Co. (DEMCO) saw a massive change in how its joint use department operated. What was before an overwhelming workload managed by one key contributor became a highly-efficient, centralized workflow. This case study highlights the significant benefits that DEMCO experienced after implementing… Read More

Varasset to attend IEEE PES Grid Edge Conference in San Diego, CA 04/10 – 04/13, 2023

Varasset is excited to announce our participation in the upcoming IEEE PES Grid Edge Conference 2023 on April 10th – 13th in beautiful San Diego, California. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase our premier joint use solutions, Varasset… Read More

Varasset to Attend DistribuTECH Conference in San Diego, CA, 02/07-02/09/2023

Varasset, the leading utility joint use software solutions provider, is pleased to announce its attendance at the DistribuTECH International Conference in San Diego, California. From February 7th to 9th, will demonstrate how their Varasset V7 and Joint Use 365 products can revolutionize, streamline, and optimize joint use… Read More

Utility’s Guide to 2023 Broadband Expansions

As 2022 draws to a close, utilities of all sizes should brace for an incredibly busy 2023. Massive federal grants to roll out accessible, high-speed internet will hinge on expert utility pole joint use and collaboration with communications companies. The culprit of utilities’ increased workload is the Broadband Equity,… Read More

Varasset to attend Heartland’s Fall Joint Use Conference in Canonsburg, PA, 10/18 – 10/19/22

We’re excited to announce Varasset will attend Heartland’s in-person, fall joint use conference. This conference is the perfect time to catch up with our peers while learning about federal funding for broadband expansions, new attachment rules, and best practices for joint use departments. At the Heartland conference, we’re proud to… Read More

Case Study: How Varasset Revitalizes Joint Use Departments

Varasset took on the challenge of assisting a large east coast electric utility. The utility provides power and transmission services to nearly 2.5 million customers, and powers a number of government facilities. Recent federal funding for broadband expansion programs prompted communications companies to create aggressive internet rollout plans. These plans… Read More

Varasset to Attend CEATI Distribution Conference in Indian Wells, CA, 10/04 – 10/05/22

We’re happy to announce that Varasset will be at CEATI’s annual Distribution Conference. This conference is an excellent opportunity to discover industry best practices and new tools and technologies to improve utility asset management. Varasset is proud to offer its 20+ years of knowledge of the power and communications industries… Read More

Dixie Electric Membership Corporation chooses Joint Use 365 to replace legacy systems

We’re happy to announce that Dixie Electric Membership Corporation (DEMCO) has chosen Joint Use 365 to manage its utility pole joint use. Joint Use 365, Varasset’s newest software solution, will help DEMCO streamline its attachment permitting processes, centralize asset records, and support major broadband buildout projects in their communities. DEMCO… Read More

Varasset will attend WEI Joint Use Conference in Denver, CO, 09/13 – 09/16/22, hosted offsite reception to follow

Visit Varasset at Western Energy Institute’s annual joint use conference in Denver! This conference is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with peers while receiving crucial insights from industry experts. We look forward to listening and learning from the FCC, Clark Public Utilities, Osmose, and Cox Communications speakers. Varasset is… Read More

Varasset Business Benefits

Varasset’s configurability makes it the premiere software solution for utilities looking to improve their joint use and colocation processes. Discover Varasset’s functionality in this two-minute video!… Read More

A Quick Reference Guide to Utility Pole Attachments

This article was written and published on July 7th, 2022. The information in this article is not intended to give actionable legal advice. The accuracy of this post may change at any time. Please refer to FCC-issued documentation for more information on all the contents contained herein. Read More

Varasset to attend SEE in Tampa, FL 06/29 – 07/01/2022

See Varasset at the Southeastern Energy Exchange (S.E.E.) conference in Tampa, FL! This will be Varasset’s first time attending S.E.E., and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to meet with our peers in the energy and telecom industries.  We know that RDOF and BEAD funding is driving a massive… Read More

A Brighter Future: How Varasset Software Lit PacifiCorp’s Streetlights

SUMMARY PacifiCorp is an electric power company that operates the largest grid in the western United States. They have over two million customers across Oregon, Washington, California, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. PacifiCorp is implementing a proactive renewable energy program by modernizing its grid, utilizing green energy resources, and seeking to… Read More

Clark Public Utilities goes live with Joint Use 365

We’re excited to announce that Clark Public Utilities of Vancouver, WA, upgraded and went live with Varasset’s Joint Use 365 software platform. Joint Use 365 will assist their team in managing and streamlining their rapidly increasing pole attachment requests. By providing integration with NJUNS and the ability to integrate with… Read More

Varasset to attend DistribuTECH International in Dallas, TX, 05/23 – 05/25/2022

Visit Varasset at DistribuTECH International in Dallas! DistribuTECH features new transmission and distribution technologies, excellent educational forums, and opportunities to meet with industry leaders. Varasset brings decades of experience providing unparalleled joint use management software solutions. Recent federal broadband funding is creating an overwhelming workload for pole… Read More

Entergy chooses Varasset for Joint Use

Varasset is pleased to announce that Entergy (New Orleans, LA) has chosen to replace their manual joint use systems with Varasset’s streamlined and versatile software solution. Entergy is implementing Varasset’s proven joint use technology, which will allow them to better track third-party permits, poles, and attachment information. Varasset will seamlessly… Read More

Varasset to Attend IEEE PES T&D Conference in New Orleans, LA, 4/25 – 4/28/2022

Meet Varasset at the IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference in New Orleans! This conference hosts engineering consultants, design firms, power utilities, and leaders in the T&D community. Recent Federal broadband funding is driving an enormous workload on pole owners. As the leading provider of pole joint use management… Read More

Varasset to Attend WEI's Virtual Joint Use Conference, 9/15 – 9/16/2021

Varasset is excited to attend Western Energy Institute’s Virtual Joint Use conference on September 15-16. At this show we will be showcasing Joint Use 365, the nation’s leading joint use software, designed to manage the entire joint use cycle for small to mid-sized electric utilities. This show will… Read More

Varasset to Attend UTC's Telecom & Technology Conference in Portland, OR, 8/23 – 9/2/2021

Varasset is excited to attend UTC’s Telecom & Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon. This conference will explore the world of Information & Communications Technology (ICT). At this show we will be showcasing our newest product: Joint Use 365. Joint Use 365 is a powerful, rapidly deployed software solution to your… Read More

Dominion Power Selects Varasset Joint Use Management Software

Dominion Power (Richmond, VA) selected Varasset to replace their current joint use manual systems. They’re updating their joint use processes to accommodate increasing demands for joint use and small cell attachments. Chosen because of their 20 years of joint use expertise, easily configurable software, and industry-specific workflow functions, Varasset will… Read More

Varasset Renews its Gold Microsoft Certified Partner Status.

Varasset has renewed its Gold Microsoft Certified Partner status. This certification recognizes Varasset’s competency in areas of development, deployment and maintenance of Microsoft technology-based applications. As a Microsoft Certified Partner, Varasset shares Microsoft’s commitment to implementing a high level of security in both our programs and processes. Read More

Varasset to Attend WEI's 2021 E&O Conference 4/19 - 4/22/2021

Western Energy Institute’s Operations conference will be a 4-day virtual show taking place  April 19th – 22nd, 2021. This event will bring electric and natural gas utilities together to discuss many of the industry’s most pressing topics such as . Varasset is sponsoring the Electric Distribution Sessions.   Varasset can… Read More

Varasset to Attend EDIST's 2021 Virtual Conference

Varasset will attend EDIST’s first virtual conference on January 13th-14th, 2021 . We are excited to be able to feature Keith Williams of Georgia Power presenting on how Varasset has revolutionized GPC’s colocation and 5G programs (January, 14th). We hope to meet with you at our virtual… Read More

Preparing for 5G: How One of the Nation’s Largest Electric Utilities Provides Software Automation to Support 5G Carriers

Southern Company chose Varasset to automate, standardize, and optimize their joint use and 5G attachment process across all electric operating companies. Vancouver, WA, 3/3/2020 About Varasset Based in Vancouver, WA, Varasset is a work and asset management software solution for the power and communications industries. Varasset adapts to the unique… Read More

The Future of 5G

We’re proud to see Georgia Power, our customer, proactively providing support to their 5G communication provider partners! Click the link below to read about the future of 5G networks and how utilities can generate revenue by allowing 5G attachments on their assets. Read More

WEI Operations Conference, 4/15 – 4/16/2020

Western Energy Institute’s Operations conference will now be a two day virtual format taking place on April 15 and 16, 2020—no travel or hotel are needed! This event will bring electric and natural gas utilities together digitally to discuss many of the industry’s most pressing topics such as asset management,… Read More

DistribuTech T&D Conference, San Antonio, TX, 1/28 – 1/30/2020

Join us at DistribuTech International’s T&D Conference in San Antonio, TX. This conference will enhance your knowledge and resources in the fields of electricity delivery automation and control systems, demand response, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, cyber security and much more. Here you can learn from industry thought… Read More

Electric, Distribution, Information System and Technology Conference (EDIST), January 15-17, 2020

Varasset will be on the road at the Electric, Distribution, Information System and Technology (EDIST) Conference in Toronto, ON, January 15th-17th of 2020. This is an educational conference and exhibition addressing critical engineering, operational, IT, and management issues faced by distribution companies. Stop by booth #87 to learn more about… Read More

CEATI Transmission & Distribution Conference November 19-20 in Palm Springs, CA

Join us at the CEATI Transmission & Distribution Conference November 19-20 in Palm Springs, California. Explore cost-effective approaches and methodologies to reduce operating expenses. Learn to increase the value of inspections and preventative maintenance activities for overhead and underground transmission assets and decrease technical losses. Visit us at booth #102… Read More

UTC 5G Small Cell Workshop, November 6-8, 2019

Join us in Nashville, TN at the UTC 5G Small Cell Workshop, November 6–8, 2019. This 1.5-day workshop will provide insights into the demands being placed on electric utilities from 5G, broadband, and small cells, and the implications for building, securing and maintaining the infrastructure. Speakers and panelists will discuss… Read More

ESRI GeoConX Conference, Oct 20-30, 2019, Atlanta, GA

Esri GeoConX is the industry-leading event for the electric, gas, and telecommunications communities. The event supports the growth and development of attendees through user presentations, sessions lead by Esri experts, and peer-to-peer engagement. Varasset is proud to return to GeoConX as a Sponsor Vendor this year. Stop by Booth #121… Read More

Oregon Joint Use Association Annual Meeting, October 3 – 4, 2019 in Cottage Grove, OR

“Sharing Solutions” is the theme for the 2019 Annual Meeting, being held at the Village Green Resort in Cottage Grove, OR. Some program highlights include Joint Inspection /Correction Programs in Oregon, Perspectives on Wildfire Mitigation, and Collaborative Joint Pole Transfers. Varasset looks forward to sharing and learning alongside our Utility… Read More

Pacific Power Annual United Way Golf Tournament, September 13, 2019 at The Wildwood in Portland, OR

It is a great day for Golf and Varasset is a proud sponsor of the Pacific Power United Way Golf Tournament. This tournament helps support the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette, which seeks to improve lives in the Portland/Vancouver metro area by mobilizing the caring power of communities. Read More

ISE Expo, September 24-26, 2019, Ft Worth, TX

Are you a telecom/ICT professional looking to stay current with the latest network technologies and infrastructure solutions in a rapidly changing industry? Join us in Ft Worth, September 24-26, 2019 at the Ft Worth Convention Center for the ISE Expo. Varasset is exhibiting at booth # 517. Stop by and… Read More

Electric Utility Streamlines 5G Colocation on Nontraditional Assets

Mobile connectivity has permeated our lives and lifestyles, with devices like fitness trackers, smart refrigerators, and remote-controlled home heating systems. Internet of Things (IoT) devices currently use cloud-connected cellular networks like 4G LTE, but they are limited by an overcrowded network with insufficient bandwidth. With recent and future 5G deployments,… Read More

SAVE THE DATE: Varasset Online Users Group Meeting, October 23, 2019

When: The next online users group meeting will be WEDNESDAY, October 23, 2019, at 10:00 AM PACIFIC TIME. What: We have some things planned, but if there is a topic you would like to see added to the agenda, please let us know. This 90-minute session will include time for… Read More

WEI Joint Use Conference, Sept 17-20, 2019, in Austin, TX

Are you prepared for 5G/small cell and Smart Cities build-out?  What about OTMR? Pole owner or attacher, you need the right tools to automate and manage your workflows and permitting. Stop by the booth and ask us how Varasset is solving these challenges for your competitors and counterparts. You won’t… Read More

UTC Telecom & Technology Conference 2019, June 17-21, 2019, Ft Worth, TX

The UTC Telecom & Technology Conference is your opportunity to join thousands of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals and technology partners. Each day is filled with opportunities to learn from global experts who aren’t solely talking about modernizing utilities – they’re putting it to work. You’ll have opportunities to… Read More

RMEL Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference, May 20-22, 2019, Phoenix, AZ

RMEL’s Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference attracts over 300 management as well as engineering and operations personnel from the many electric energy companies (utilities) and supplier and service companies that are members of RMEL. Utilities of all types of ownership participate including IOU, G&T, municipal, cooperative, and others. Companies… Read More

SAVE THE DATE: Varasset Online Users Group Meeting, May 16, 2019

When:  The next online users group meeting will be THURSDAY, May 16, 2019, at 10:00 AM PACIFIC TIME. What:  We have some things planned, but if there is a topic you would like to see added to the agenda, please let us know.  This 90-minute session will include time for… Read More

Heartland Group Spring Meeting, May 1-2, 2019, Perrysburg, OH

We’ll be participating in the Heartland Spring meeting, being held in Perrysburg, OH. Hope to see you there!… Read More

Introducing Varasset 6

Learn more about the Varasset software in this two minute video.  … Read More

Varasset Fulcrum Mobile Work Management

Introduction to Varasset Fulcrum Mobile Work Management… Read More

WEI Operations Conference, April 23-26, 2019 in Vancouver, BC

Some of the Varasset team have been helping plan this conference, and we are excited to not only attend, but to also have a booth in the vendor exhibit area. So plan to stop by Booth #35, and say hello. The WEI Operations Conference brings together over 600 electric and… Read More

OJUA Spring Training, Apr 23-25, 2019, Portland, OR

Join us at the Oregon Joint Use Association 2019 Spring Training Meeting, being held at the Jantzen Beach Red Lion in Portland, OR. Learn about NESC 2019 updates from David Marne, and talk with our representative about how Varasset 6 can help you automate your joint use workflows!… Read More

APPA Engineering & Operations Conference Conference, March 31-April 3, 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Varasset will be at booth #221 at this year’s American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Engineering and Operations Conference, March 31st through April 3rd, 2019. We invite you to come by and see us. The Engineering & Operations Conference is the American Public Power Association’s annual meeting for utility professionals in… Read More

Communication Manager

Introduction to Varasset Communication Module… Read More

Querying and Filtering

Introduction to Varasset Querying and Filtering… Read More

Work Order

Introduction to Varasset Work Order… Read More

DistribuTech 2019 Conference, February 5-7, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana

DistribuTECH is the largest annual Transmission and Distribution event in North America, covering the utility industry from end-to-end with nearly 12,000 attendees. Varasset is excited to be a part of DistribuTECH again, this time in New Orleans! Varasset is a configurable work and asset management platform developed specifically for power… Read More

EDIST 2019 Conference & Expo, January 16-18, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario

The Electricity, Distribution, Information Systems and Technology (EDIST) 2019 Conference & Exhibition is an educational conference and exhibition addressing critical engineering, operational, IT and management issues faced by Ontario’s Local Distribution Companies. Suppliers, manufacturers and service providers will have the opportunity to network and showcase their products and services. Varasset… Read More

Varasset November 2018 User Group

Varasset November 2018 User Group… Read More

Introducing Varasset V6.4

Last year, we released Varasset 6, rebuilding Varasset on a contemporary technology stack. This allowed Varasset to be utilized on any browser, on any device. Now, we’ve updated and streamlined again, with the release of Varasset 6.4. The first thing you’ll see is our New Varasset User Interface theme with… Read More

Varasset IKE GPS Interface

Import IKE File into Varasset… Read More

Varasset O-Calc Pro Interface

Import a PPLX O-Calc File Into Varasset… Read More

Tips for Choosing the Right Software

With so many software solutions, it can be confusing to sort through all your options to find the best fit. The right software is critical in today’s business world, and is worth taking the time to find. How do you decide? First, look for a software developer that has… Read More

Varasset Work & Asset Management Software Overview

Varasset is a comprehensive software solution for the power and communications industries. It adapts to the unique needs of each organization, quickly delivering high return on your investment. Download the Varasset Work & Asset Management Software product overview brochure by clicking on the link below. Varasset-Work-and-Asset-Management-Software-web… Read More