IBM In conjunction with the semi-annual Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition (GIUNC) today announced its collaboration with CPFL Energia Holdings, the largest privately owned energy provider in Brazil, to make its energy networks more efficient and resilient. Together, the two companies will develop a smart grid strategy that drives operational efficiency and optimizes the communication network to improve customer service and workforce management.
IBM and Cable & Wireless Worldwide have jointly announce their collaboration to develop a new intelligent data and communications solution, UK Smart Energy Cloud, to support the UK's Smart Meter Implementation Programme, which aims to rollout more than 50 million smart meters in the UK.
IBM has found a network and communications solutions provider to partner with for its smart meter monitoring software. They have announced a partnership with Cable and Wireless to develop a UK Smart Energy Cloud to support the UK’s smart meter implementation programme. Using its smart meter data gathering and analytic platform and supported by Cable and Wireless communications infrastructure IBM hopes to collect and store data gathered from the 50 million smart meters to be install in the in UK homes and business over the next nine years.
IBM has rolled out a new range of monitoring and analytic software that will help core infrastructure providers manage their systems. The applications, according to IBM aim to advance smarter cities and industry transformation across water, energy, transportation and healthcare. Connected to a network of sensors, 4G wireless networks, RFID tags, smart grid network, real-time information can be collected to understand system status and the ability to monitor and analyse new streams of data.
IBM has introduced a new range of software to help bring a new level of intelligence to the world's physical infrastructure. The software aims to advance smarter cities and industry transformation across water, energy, transportation and healthcare industries by monitoring and analyzing new streams of data.
IBM is showing its interest in the connected home by developing a host of cloud services and solutions for the connected home market. At this year’s IFA show in Germany they showcased prototypes of different cloud solutions and services that they can give to connected device manufacturers and related services providers. They said there is a lot to gain from using a common services delivery platform based on industry standards.