New Partner Program Helps Deliver the Promise of the Smart Grid
Redwood City, CA, April 30, 2008 – Silver Spring Networks, a leading provider of Smart Energy Networks, today announced the launch of its Technology Alliance Program. The Company’s technology partners offer market-leading products and applications that complement Silver Spring Networks’ Smart Energy Network — an open, extensible and secure, high performance networking platform that enables utilities to deliver the full promise of the Smart Grid.
Silver Spring Networks’ partnerships with these industry-leading vendors provide utilities with a choice of best-of-breed solutions in a variety of Smart Grid categories, all implemented on an open, future-proof network based on end-to-end use of standard Internet Protocol-based technology.
Existing and new Silver Spring Networks partners include:
- Advanced Metering: GE Energy, Itron, Landis+Gyr, Sensus
- Demand/Energy Management: Comverge, EnerNOC
- Home Area Networks and Devices: Arch Rock, Carrier, Control4, Energate, Greenbox Technologies, Invensys, Radio Thermostat Company of America, Tendril
- Networking: Cisco, Digi International
- Software: eMeter, GridPoint, Itron, Oracle, OSIsoft
Additional information can be found at www.silverspringnetworks.com/partners.
“It will take a whole ecosystem of companies, products and applications to fully realize the potential of the Smart Grid,” said John O’Farrell, Executive Vice President of Silver Spring Networks. “We are excited to have such a terrific group of partners. Working together, we have a tremendous opportunity to create new Smart Grid solutions that enable utilities to achieve operational efficiencies, reduce carbon emissions and offer their customers exciting new ways to monitor and manage their energy consumption.”
About Silver Spring Networks
Silver Spring Networks creates the critical networking infrastructure for the Smart Grid, known as a Smart Energy Network. Based on the Internet Protocol (IP) suite, it addresses the challenges of running multiple applications and devices on a common networking infrastructure using multiple transport technologies, dramatically improving efficiency, lowering costs and ensuring the reliable delivery of services. This smarter, more efficient grid could cut the growth rate of worldwide energy consumption by more than half over the next 15 years and drastically reduce carbon emissions. Silver Spring Networks was named a Technology Pioneer at the 2008 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and was a recipient of the GoingGreen and Brilliant Innovation Awards in 2007. For additional information, visit www.silverspringnet.com.
- Silver Spring Networks is an Oracle Partner Network member
- Silver Spring Networks is a Cisco Technology Developer Partner