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
"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 intrnational
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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