Socket Technologies Inc.



Socket Technologies Inc. is a GIS consulting company providing services for Electric, Gas, Water and Sewer industries. Founded in 2005 by Geographic Information System (GIS) expert and MBA,  Naren Ranganathan, Socket Technologies, Inc., began as a small consultancy specializing in Enterprise-level GIS solutions for the ESRI ArcGIS platform. 

Our core strength is in GIS integration with AutoCAD® Systems, Work Order Management (WMS), Outage Management System (OMS), Customer Information System (CIS) and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM).  We have experience integrating and implementing large scale Work Management solutions for leading utilities in the USA.  We have been consistently hired by industries leading system integrator such as IBM, Cohesive Solutions, PwC. Our experience includes working with Electric Membership Corporations, Pacific Gas & Electric, Sempra Energy (SDGE & SCG), NiSource Inc., Westar Energy, WBI Energy, Sarasota County, Tampa Bay Water & Eversource Energy.

We provide custom GIS solutions for ESRI®,  Schneider Electric ArcFM®, ArcFM Designer®, AutoCAD® Conversion Services, IBM®Maximo Spatial, Oracle® Work Asset Management and SAP Work Management. 

We also provide onsite consulting services for large scale Enterprise Asset Management implementations for Water, Electric and Gas utilities. We can design, develop and integrate Work Management software with GIS.

Who we serve ? 

  • Electric, Gas & Water Utilities & Electric Membership Corporations

  • Federal Government

  • City Municipals, State & Local Government


Solutions Overview

Socket Technologies Inc. is pioneer in providing GIS solutions  by automating various GIS tasks using Microsoft .Net Framework , ESRI ArcObjects API & ESRI REST services. While we develop GIS solutions we also have been gaining great insights about IT solutions and strategies for Enterprise IT solutions. We can support, integrate and maintain your traditional and cloud solutions. 

GIS Solutions

Socket Technologies Inc. based in Atlanta, GA has been developing custom GIS solutions for companies in the utilities arena since 2005.


  • AutoCAD® Conversion & Integration Services
  • ESRI Conversion & Integration
  • ESRI & SAP® Integration
  • ESRI & IBM Maximo® Spatial Integration
  • ESRI & Oracle Asset Management
  • Schneider Electric ArcFM®, Designer Customization
  • FME Spatial ETL Tools
  • Enterprise Mobile Maps Integration -ArcGIS® Collector

IT Solutions

From strategy to execution we develop and deliver technological solutions that help tranformations, productivity, and streamline IT operations.  


  • IT Strategic Planning
  • Amazon Web Services, Azure Cloud Architecture
  • Infrastructure Optimization
  • Analytics, Data Management & Big Data
  • IT Sourcing and Procurement
  • IT Performance Analysis & Metrics
  • Enterprise Mobile Solutions

GIS Services Overview

Socket Technologies Inc. established in Atlanta has been providing GIS consulting services using EAM, AutoCAD Integration, ESRI and ArcFM softwares.

Enterprise Asset Management

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We provide EAM solutions for Electric, Gas & Water utilities. We are leading GIS integration experts in the North America and continuously recruited for large implementations. We offer EAM solutions with IBM Maximo, SAP, Oracle WAM and integrating with ESRI.

ESRI Integration & AutoCAD


We are provide custom solutions for AutoCAD conversion into Enterprise ESRI GIS system. We have extensive experience automating AutoCAD conversion process using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, AutoCAD Lisp, Python scripting.

ESRI & ArcFM™ Custom Solutions


We integrate ArcFM with ESRI by installing, configuring and implementing validation rules. ArcFM is leading software for utilities to automate the workflow to manage, edit landbase. ArcFM can also be customized for each utility based on their standard opperating procedures by creating ArcFM Tools, Validation Rules, Model Names, Feeder Manager rules.