Three Utilities Select Cloud-based Meter Data Management from Landis+Gyr
SaaS option combines full MDMS functionality, hosting and IT support
ATLANTA, GA. – Feb. 23, 2015 – Landis+Gyr has signed agreements with three utilities to provide Gridstream® Meter Data Management System (MDMS) software in a cloud-based, software-as-a-service model.
Beauregard Electric Cooperative, The Victory Electric Cooperative Association, and Columbus Light & Water agreed to service contracts for Gridstream MDMS that deliver anytime, anywhere access to data from a secure, hosted environment. These customers join a rapidly growing installed base of over 57 million licensed endpoints currently being managed by Gridstream MDMS at utilities worldwide.
“For utilities looking to extend meter data management beyond the head-end system without the additional IT burden, a hosted MDMS makes perfect business and operational sense,” said Dave Connaker, General Manager of MDMS at Landis+Gyr. “The lower initial costs and built-in support add value for utilities of any size.”
Gridstream MDMS automates the movement of validated meter data between utility systems and advanced metering head-end systems. Beyond standard integrations, the MDMS offers the ability to add a consumer portal application and outage management analytics.
Landis+Gyr has a long history of hosting metering data and application software and providing data management services. The company currently hosts data and network management software for 235 utility customers.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management products tailored to energy company needs and unique in its ability to deliver true end-to-end advanced metering solutions. Today, the Company offers the broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, Landis+Gyr, an independent growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and 40% owned by the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, operates in 30 countries across five continents, and employs 5,500 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com.