New UtilityIQ™ Software Offering Broadens Choice For Customers Worldwide
RIO DE JANEIRO & REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Friday, October 26th 2012 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at the SENDI Brazil 2012 Conference, Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, unveiled enhanced standards support for Latin America, Europe, Asia, and other international markets with the latest version of its UtilityIQ™ 4.7 AMM application. The new offering includes native support for the DLMS/COSEM protocol, the accepted IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) standard for utility meter data exchange, and expanded language support for Brazilian Portuguese. Silver Spring’s IPv6-based networking platform already connects more than 12 million homes and businesses worldwide. These additions extend Silver Spring’s leadership in offering the market’s broadest range of device choice, eliminating vendor lock-in and delivering the full promise of open systems.
"We are in the midst of a global transformation in energy that will have profound operational, societal and economic benefits,” said Eric Dresselhuys, Executive Vice President of Global Development, Silver Spring Networks. "Addressing this enormous opportunity will require broad support for appropriate international standards to ensure that our customers have the flexibility and choice to realize all of the benefits from our ‘one platform, many applications’ approach.”
These new capabilities also enable a broader ecosystem of international industry partners to rapidly integrate and interoperate with Silver Spring technologies, giving customers even greater choice and diversity. With more than 60 partners globally and growing, the Silver Spring Partner Program is delivering comprehensive smart grid solutions for customers around the world. For more details on partnering with Silver Spring Networks please visit www.silverspringnet.com/partners.
The new UtilityIQ 4.7 Advanced Metering Manager with expanded international support will be available later this quarter. For more information please visit www.silverspringnet.com/utilityiq.
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About Silver Spring Networks
Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. With its pioneering IPv6 networking platform, Silver Spring has connected more than 12 million homes and businesses throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring’s innovative products enable utilities to gain efficiencies, integrate renewable energy sources, and empower customers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver Spring Networks is used by major utilities around the globe including Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, CPFL Energia, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Inc. and United Energy among others. For more information please visit www.silverspringnet.com.
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