E.On Metering picked IBM to operate its smart metering IT infrastructure in a private cloud. The new platform will improve the integration of renewable and decentralized energy sources, while also allowing E.On to deliver personalized services that will put customers in better control of energy usage.
E.On Metering, a company of E.On, will use IBM’s Intelligent Energy Service Enablement Platform (IESEP) to improve the deployment and management of smart meters, simplify the integration of renewable energy and other innovative services, while at the same time maintaining customer service.
Under this agreement, E.On will migrate and host the infrastructure in a private cloud using IBM SmartCloud, at one of IBM’s data centers in Germany.
E.On Group supplies about 26 million customers with energy.