"Our Mission is to create software applications for the internet that enable people to work together in a collaborative manner."

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City of Los Angeles

The FAST System (Field Automation for Sanitation Trucks) is an exciting new application for managing sewer maintenance work orders and the associated facilities data and deploying that data to the field.

Georgia Power

When engineers and operators at Georgia Power Corporation (GPC) need maps or reports about their electrical distribution network, they turn to the Distribution Viewer

First Energy

As is the case with most energy companies today, FirstEnergy Corp of Akron, Ohio, looks at operational efficiency as the key to financial performance improvements and shareholder profit.

A Strong Reputation for Successful Deployment

Gatekeeper Systems was founded in 1992 to develop Internet-based applications software.The founders of Gatekeeper Systems are longtime software product developers and database designers.

Our core business is developing applications that deploy AM/FM/GIS data over the Internet (and intranets). We use an application framework called NaviGate to build web-based GIS data viewers and data distribution tools.

Gatekeeper Systems uses a data-centric approach to application development. By focusing on the data that is to be implemented, we are able to quickly and efficiently design and configure the applications necessary to deploy it.

Over the years, we have developed a strong reputation for rapidly and successfully deploying our projects. Our corporate success is based upon the delivery of high performance, high quality systems tailored to address specific customer needs. At Gatekeeper Systems, we believe that the success of your project is our responsibility. Therefore, we take full responsibility for the entire solution, from database connections to end-user training.

Gatekeeper Systems serves a variety of customers. Typical customers include utilities, and state and local governments.

Gatekeeper Staff

The Gatekeeper Systems staff is comprised of software professionals with long and varied backgrounds in large-scale systems development. In addition to software developers experienced with GIS and Internet applications of all kinds, our staff includes engineers, developers of computer languages and compilers, and experts in the design of Web-enabled database applications.

Almost all of our staff members each have more than twenty-five years of professional software development experience.

Staff Expertise


Gatekeeper Systems staff have been working with the Internet literally since its inception. Gatekeeper Systems staff members have been and are currently active in the design of new Internet protocols and policies. Our staff is particularly familiar with many of the issues surrounding Internet solutions, security issues and privacy issues.


All of our staff are expert in building and using large relational databases. Virtually all of Gatekeeper Systems' projects involve very large relational databases. We are familiar with a variety of database engines, including Oracle, Oracle Spatial, MySQL, and a number of less well-known engines.

Software Development

Our staff includes software engineers with many years of complex software development experience. We have built compilers, languages, database engines, parsers, GIS projection engines, and many other specialized and general-purpose software products. We are experienced in using and developing software for Unix (Linux, SunOS, Solaris, AIX, Digital Unix, FreeBSD, and many other variants), Microsoft Windows and several other operating environments.

We are very skilled in all kinds of web-based software development. We have extensive experience using powerful Web-friendly development environments such as Java and Perl, on both Unix and Windows. Gatekeeper Systems staff members also have long and broad experience working with GIS and AM/FM systems, especially with systems dealing with municipal infrastructure and utilities.

Utility Operation and Design

Our staff is familiar with the operation of utilities of all kinds, and with civil engineering systems such as water networks, electric networks, natural gas transmission systems, and wastewater utilities. We also have staff members with expertise in the configuration and maintenance of utility vehicles, automatic vehicle location systems, in-vehicle computers, and related topics.

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The NaviGate Application Framework is a suite of web-based products designed to promote information integration, increase self service, eliminate paper work, and improve field service for utilities. NaviGate is an off-the-shelf product that can be configured to meet our customers' needs  for spatial viewing, outage visualization, field inspections, mobile work orders, automated vehicle location, dispatch and call-before-you-dig. 

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Have a look at the success of our leading customers, from large publicly-traded electric utilities to municipal water authorities.