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TMCNet:  Silver Spring Networks and eMeter, A Siemens Business, Partner to Accelerate Business Value for Customers

[September 25, 2012]

Silver Spring Networks and eMeter, A Siemens Business, Partner to Accelerate Business Value for Customers

RIO DE JANEIRO --(Business Wire)--

Today at the DistribuTECH Brasil conference, Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, and eMeter®, A Siemens (News - Alert) Business and leader in smart grid information management software, announced a partnership to enable joint customers to more quickly realize business value through faster deployments and elimination of custom integration costs. Under this agreement, the two companies will fully integrate and certify eMeter EnergyIP® with Silver Spring's UtilityIQ™ head-end system resulting in a standard adapter that is interoperable out of the box - the eMeter EnergyIP AMI adapter for UtilityIQ. Silver Spring Networks will also be joining the eMeter Alliance Program.

"Silver Spring's open, IPv6-based Smart Energy Platform connects more than 12 million homes and businesses worldwide," said Frank Mong, Senior Director of Global Alliances, Silver Spring Networks. "This agreement allows customers to select this pre-integrated and tested solution knowing it will reduce costs and lower risks while delivering outstanding long-term value."

"We are excited to add Silver Spring Networks to our expanding ecosystem of commercially available, off the shelf, interoperable smart grid solutions," said Shannon Amerman, Vice President Global Alliances at eMeter, A Siemens Business. "In joining eMeter's Alliance Program, Silver Spring Networks shares our vision of an advanced interoperable smart grid. The framework of our Alliance Program enables our partner's technology and software to leverage the information, features and applicatons available via our respective platforms, thus bringing innovation, reduced cost of ownership and faster time to value for our mutual customers."


"Silver Spring Networks' web-based, high-volume interfaces enabled us to deliver a highly configurable interoperable solution that meets a wide range of customer requirements while maintaining the scalability necessary to process meter data and perform operational control on millions of smart meters," said David June, AMI Adapter Product Manager at eMeter, A Siemens Business.

The eMeter EnergyIP AMI adapter for UtilityIQ is globally available today.

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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.

About eMeter, A Siemens Business

eMeter, A Siemens Business, provides essential software that enables electric, gas and water utilities to realize the full benefits of the Smart Grid. Leading utilities worldwide depend on eMeter Smart Grid management software to bridge Information Technology and Operational Technology information to then optimize operational costs, innovation, improve customer service, and drive energy efficiency. With the most large-scale deployments in the industry and strategic partnerships with Accenture, IBM (News - Alert), and SAP, eMeter has built a reputation for unparalleled expertise that ensures customer success. For more information visit: www.emeter.com


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