IBM, Oncor team on advanced metering deployment

Armonk, N.Y., July 15, 2009 — IBM is now the lead systems integrator for Oncor’s advanced metering systems deployment. The company contributed to Oncor’s milestone this month — the reporting of 15-minute interval, billable quality data to the Texas market.

Oncor, a regulated transmission and distribution system in Texas, is leading one of the most comprehensive and largest deployments of smart grid technologies in the nation and is scheduled to replace 3.4 million standard meters with advanced meter systems by 2012.

IBM is assisting Oncor by providing expertise in smart metering and systems integration along with its understanding of large meter data management, business analytics, and security solutions.

IBM’s Solution Architecture for Energy and Utilities (SAFE) is a software framework and products such as Data Power, Maximo, Tivoli Identity Manager, Tivoli Compliance Manager, etc. will enhance the security and reliability of the information technology solution

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