Utilities are deploying millions of smart meters across the globe for energy, water and gas metering and expecting over 300 million smart meters globally in next few years. These meters require networks to be secure, reliable and scalable.
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Christina Francese 110000BY8Q FRANCESE@US.IBM.COM Tags:  advanced management smart intelligent grid network metering infrastructure 1,037 Visits
To help utilities monitor and manage smart meter events, alarms, and data, IBM is launching Intelligent Metering Network Management software for greater visibility, control and automation of the smart metering infrastructure. The IBM software taps data captured from smart meters – on service availability and assurance – then correlates it according to policies and thus gain greater insight enabling operational improvements. When data events fall outside the normal patterns, the IBM offering can automatically trigger customer service to create a work order or for staff to review the issue and take the appropriate actions. By doing this, IBM software can help detect and even prevent network faults. Furthermore, with more insight into the location of faults, the utility can manage their services more efficiently with fewer truck roll outs.
IBM Intelligent Metering Network Management provides an end-to-end service management approach with real-time monitoring of the wide variety of devices residing on the transmission and distribution networks. The solution enables utility companies to create a ‘manager of managers’ by integrating service management for multiple devices and networks into a single network operations view.
To read more about this new solution recently announced at Pulse 2011, please click visit the Intelligent Metering Network Management webpage.
Christina Francese 110000BY8Q FRANCESE@US.IBM.COM Tags:  event service mobile netcool providers congress smart communication world communications 1,054 Visits
As the world becomes increasingly instrumented, interconnected and intelligent, communications service providers (CSPs) will play a critical role making industries, cities, and our planet smarter. CSPs build and operate the underlying fabric that interconnects the world, captures and makes sense of the data generated by trillions of instrumented devices, and provides the location and context-based intelligence that can drive new, exciting services. Our clients are embracing the smarter planet promise by deploying smarter solutions that can help make communications smarter and deliver profitable revenue, cost savings, and deeper customer satisfaction.
It is time to meet again at Mobile World Congress 2011 and we are looking forward to seeing you there for another successful event in beautiful Barcelona! MWC agenda shows an impressive list of CEO keynote speakers and includes more than two dozen conference sessions covering a range of technology and business topics, featuring industry experts from around the globe. Check out the full MWC Agenda and look for the TM Forum session with Denis Kennelly, CTO & VP Business Development, telecom, IBM Tivoli.
Please visit IBM in Hall 1, Booth C31 and The Embedded Mobile House in the Courtyard to interact with our experts to understand how IBM's smarter communications solutions help Communications Service Providers:
Click here to schedule a meeting with IBM executives and subject matter experts at the IBM Pavilion in the Courtyard, or to request a booth tour or a private demonstration.
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