greenbird Integration Technology and eMeter, A Siemens Business, Partner to Offer System Integration Services for the EnergyIP Platform.
Online PR News – 30-August-2012 – Oslo (Norway) / San Mateo (CA) – San Mateo, CA – August 21, 2012 – greenbird Integration Technology AS today announced they are joining the eMeter® Alliance Program as a System Integration Partner. Together, greenbird and eMeter, A Siemens Business will collectively sell and implement the EnergyIP® Platform to utilities seeking to leverage the benefits of the Smart Grid.
emeter’s Alliance Program was developed to meet the demands of utility customers for seamless integrations that boost performance across the utility enterprise. eMeter partners with industry-leading System Integrators that are trained to be experts in eMeter implementations, integration services both upstream and downstream, strategic consulting, business process redesign, training and Smart Grid solutions.
"Joining eMeter’s Alliance Program is an important and strategic move for us at greenbird and for our customers in Norway and Scandinavia. With eMeter EnergyIP® combined with greenbird’s AMI integration competency, we’ll provide a strong solution offering to our customers which minimizes AMI implementation risks, time and cost, and guarantees high operational flexibility for their smart metering and Smart Grid projects,” said Thorsten Heller, CEO at greenbird Integration Technology AS. “With eMeter EnergyIPmessaging-based real time architecture we’ll realize a highly flexible and scalable AMI solution platform which helps our customers with a smooth and effective implementation of smart metering and Smart Grid applications.”
eMeter’s integrated Smart Grid partner ecosystem provides utilities with interoperable Smart Grid solutions based on industry standards and best practices, improving time to value and lowering the total cost of ownership. As part of eMeter’s Alliance Program, System Integrators are able to leverage eMeter’s sales resources, and increase market share by pioneering innovative go-to-market models. eMeter also puts its support desk and technical expertise at Partners’ full disposal.
“Our System Integration Partners are expert providers of software and IT services in their geographic region and utility vertical, and are trained under eMeter’s rigorous Partner Bootcamp program to ensure they are providing the highest level of EnergyIP installation and configuration services to our mutual utility customers,” said Shannon Amerman, Vice President of Alliances at eMeter, A Siemens Business. “greenbird has exhibited great system integration strength in the Norwegian and Scandinavian market, and is well respected in the utility space. We are proud to have greenbird as the newest member of our Alliance Program as a System Integrator.”
About greenbird Integration Technology AS
greenbird Integration Technology – headquartered in Oslo, Norway – is an independent consultancy and technology provider delivering advanced integration solutions and consulting services mainly focused on AMI, Smart Metering and Smart Grid. Mainly operating in Scandinavia and Northern Europe, greenbird offers expert services within IT strategy, enterprise architecture, BPM, SOA, integration and middleware technologies helping utilities implement holistic and effective solutions for the whole AMI value chain. For more information visit: http://www.greenbird.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 Smart Grid. Some of the leading utilities worldwide depend on eMeter EnergyIP platform and applications to reduce operational costs, improve customer service and drive energy efficiency. With the most large-scale deployments in the industry and global partnerships with Accenture, IBM and SAP, eMeter has built a reputation for unparalleled expertise that ensures customer success. For more information visit: www.emeter.com.