|[January 29, 2014]
eMeter, A Siemens Business Moves to a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Meter Data Management Products
FOSTER CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
eMeter, A Siemens Business today announced that it has been positioned
by Gartner (News - Alert), Inc. in the "Leaders" quadrant of its recently published
Magic Quadrant for Meter Data Management Products 2013.
In the Magic Quadrant, Gartner, a leading worldwide IT research and
advisory firm, chooses its "Leaders" rankings based on a vendor's
ability to pair advanced technology with broad offerings, rich
functionality. Vendors must also have the capability to configure their
solution to different needs, including solution offering on premises and
in the cloud. In the Gartner Magic Quadrant, twelve companies are
assessed on "Ability to Execute", covering aspects such as products and
services, overall viability, market responsiveness and track record,
marketing execution, and customer experience along with "Completeness of
"We've had an opportunity to work with Siemens (News - Alert) in the eMeter solutions
one on one to improve our analytics and outage capabilities. Our work
with them has allowed us to continue to improve what we're doing at
CenterPoint Energy and to share our learnings with other utilities
across the globe," said Gary Hayes, CIO & Vice President Information
Technology at CenterPoint Energy.
eMeter moves into the "Leaders" quadrant after being named to the
"Visionaries" quadrant in last year's report.
"As eMeter executes on a cohesive IT/OT vision within Siemens Smart
Grid, our customers continue expand their adoption of our ever
increasing application suite such as Equipment Load Management, and Grid
Data vault applications, and our Analytics Foundation. Equally exciting
is the realization of eMeter EnergiIP 8.0 as a development platform
whereby we are working with many clients such as Centerpoint and others
on new products that will be developed by our clients, our partners, and
ourselves. We are delighted to be recognized by Gartner as a leader in
the Magic Quadrant for Meter Data Management Products; and look forward
to expanding this into other leadership areas."
Attribution: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Meter Data Management
Products, Zarko Sumic, 11 December 2013.
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The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector (Munich, Germany) with
approximately 90,000 employees, focuses on sustainable technologies for
metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offering includes
products, systems and solutions for intelligent traffic management,
rail-bound transportation, smart grids, energy efficient buildings, and
safety and security. The Sector comprises the divisions Building
Technologies, Low and Medium Voltage, Mobility and Logistics, Rail
Systems and Smart Grid. For more information, visit http://www.siemens.com/infrastructure-cities.
The Siemens Smart Grid Division (Nuremberg, Germany) offers power
providers, network operators, industrial enterprises and cities an
end-to-end portfolio with products and solutions to develop intelligent
energy networks. Smart Grids enable a bidirectional flow of energy and
information. They are required for the integration of more renewable
energy sources in the network. In addition, power providers can run
their plants more efficiently with data gained from Smart Grids.
Software solutions that analyze data from Smart Grids will continuously
gain importance. Thereby, the division uses in-house developments in
addition to systems from software partners.
For further information please see: http://www.siemens.com/smartgrid
eMeter, A Siemens Business provides essential software that
enables electric, gas and water utilities to realize the full benefits
of Smart Grid. Leading utilities worldwide depend on eMeter Smart Grid
management software to reduce operational costs, improve customer
service, and drive energy efficiency. With the most large-scale
deployments in the industry and strategic partnerships with Accenture,
IBM (News - Alert), Oracle, and SAP, eMeter has built a reputation for unparalleled
expertise that ensures customer success. For more information visit: www.emeter.com.
Siemens Smart Grid acquired eMeter in January 2012 after working
together in a very successful, strategic partnership for several years.
eMeter, A Siemens Business is one of Siemens' Smart Grid strategic
cornerstones and acts as the Software powerhouse being responsible
end-to-end for the Siemens Grid Application Platform.
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