Video: Why Mesh Networks are the Right Choice for IoT

Posted by on February 22, 2017

Connectivity has become the currency of competitive advantage for leading cities and utilities to enable the Internet of Important Things™. Cities, utilities and businesses worldwide are connecting intelligent sensors and devices to drive operational efficiencies, improve service delivery and enhance quality of life for residents. While there are a range of network technology options to … Continued

Silver Spring Networks’ Customers Named to Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Electric and Gas Utilities” List

Posted by on February 22, 2017

Silver Spring Networks today congratulates several of its customers for their inclusion on Fortune magazine’s “2017 World’s Most Admired Electric and Gas Utilities” list, recognition that is given annually by industry executives, board members and analysts. Silver Spring customers American Electric Power (which includes subsidiaries AEP Ohio and Public Service Company of Oklahoma), Exelon (which … Continued

Power Over Energy Educational Initiative Reaches More Than 107 Million Consumers and Launches New Website

Posted by on February 1, 2017

Four years ago Silver Spring Networks, along with a coalition of business, nonprofit, and government organizations including the DOE, launched the Power Over Energy social media energy literacy campaign. Our goal is to increase awareness about the wide-reaching impact of our current energy consumption, and the benefits of energy efficiency, modernizing the electricity grid and … Continued

Silver Spring Supports IPWEA SLSC Progamme for Smart City Development in Australia

Posted by on December 14, 2016

We’re proud to be a member of the IPWEA SLSC Progamme Roadmap to accelerate street lighting in Australia. To learn more, read the following media release from IPWEA Australasia: LED street lighting rollout would halve energy use and save Australian councils $100 million each year: IPWEA Roadmap The street lighting, smart control and energy industries … Continued

New Podcast: Hear CEO Mike Bell Discuss the Importance of Security and Standards, Disruptive Business Models and Why Industrial IoT Is Not a Fad

Posted by on December 9, 2016

Silver Spring President and CEO Mike Bell today made an appearance on the latest episode of “The Tech Writer Blog News” podcast hosted by columnist and influential tech industry leader, Neil Hughes. During the nearly 30-minute interview, Mike makes a strong case for why security and standards-based technology are paramount for any IoT deployment, shares … Continued

Advocating for Smart Cities: Six Must-Ask Questions for City Leaders

Posted by on December 6, 2016

The importance of focus, architecture and the demonstrated ability to provide low-risk, long-term IoT networks at-scale is one of the most critical decisions for today’s cities, municipalities and utility cooperatives. Customers in the process of contemplating or in mid-stream of the selection and evaluation process for a smart city or smart grid network have many … Continued

Silver Spring Scoops ‘Hot Vendor in IoT’ Award

Posted by on December 2, 2016

Last night we attended the Aragon Research Hot Vendor Innovation Award Ceremony in Redwood City, California for our recognition as a ‘Hot Vendor in Internet of Things, 2016.‘ Silver Spring Networks enables the Internet of Important Things™ by reliably and securely connecting things that matter. Our proven, standards-based and extensible network platform for IoT safeguarded by military grade … Continued

Navigant Research Names Silver Spring as Leader in Utility FAN, Frontrunner for AMI Comms

Posted by on November 28, 2016

Silver Spring Networks has been recognized by Navigant Research as a Leader in the firm’s new Utility Field Area Networking Leaderboard, which evaluates the strategy and execution of the industry’s top players in the AMI and/or DA networking segments. Navigant Research defines Leaders as those that have exceptional technology development, strong partner relationships and a … Continued

FPL Wins National Award for Electric Reliability Excellence for Second Consecutive Year

Posted by on November 18, 2016

Silver Spring customer Florida Power & Light has been honored with the National ReliabilityOne™ Excellence Award for the second consecutive year and the 2016 ReliabilityOne™ Outstanding Technology & Innovation Award at PA Consulting Group’s 16th Annual ReliabilityOne™ Awards Ceremony. FPL, one of Silver Spring’s earliest IPv6 platorm customers, credits its smart grid investments for helping … Continued

Silver Spring Employees Get Spooky for Halloween Bash!!!

Posted by on November 1, 2016

Silver Spring Networks offices in San Antonio, Escondido and our Corporate Headquarters in San Jose all enjoyed Halloween celebrations with costume contests, pumpkin-carving contests and lots of great food and music. We like to have fun while we work, as you can see from these pictures and videos below. Check out the winning pumpkin in … Continued