Alstom Grid and Capgemini form global alliance for smart grid
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013
Alstom Grid and Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services today announced the signing of a global alliance agreement to pursue joint commercial opportunities for their combined smart grid solutions.
“With Capgemini’s experience in the utilities industry and our proven Managed Business Services framework and “Infrastructure-as-a-Service”
Together, the two companies will launch the industry’s first real-time, cloud-based1 Integrated Distribution Management Systems (IDMS) and a new cloud-based Demand Response Management System (DRMS). Built on Alstom’s e-terra 3.0 network management software platform, the services provide real-time distribution and demand response system management from a cloud environment to deliver cost savings and increased reliability.
In an increasingly competitive environment, utility customers require more secure and efficient processes and systems to reduce operational, maintenance and capital expenditure, while enhancing customer service.
The joint solutions proposed by Alstom Grid and Capgemini address these challenges for distribution utilities.
Source: Business Wire