LONDON, UK - September 29, 2011
Sensus has been awarded Frost & Sullivan’s Product Line Strategy Award in Smart Water Metering. This prestigious award is in recognition of the accomplishmentsmade by Sensus to deliver industry leading products and solutions that represent the technologies necessary for developing the smart water utility infrastructure.
Specifically, Sensus was evaluated using key performance indicators, including:
- Breadth of product line
- Size of addressable customer base
- Impact on customer value
- Impact on market share
- Breadth of applications and markets served
It was concluded by Frost & Sullivan that Sensus’ strong relationships with key players in the market, insight into customer needs and commitment to specific communications standards will prove to be the most reliable approach in developing and delivering smart water metering and water metering network management that provide best value for money.
Sensus is a leader in supplying utility infrastructure, delivering reliable, flexible and proven products and solutions that provide advanced measurement, data collection and analysis. Across Europe, Sensus provides a complete customer proposition aimed at transforming water and energy utilities business performance. Smart grid technology is highly secure, cost effective and responsive, enabling better management of water and energy networks. For water utilities this provides data relating to leakages, resulting in fewer supply interruptions and uncontrolled discharges, which helps to combat any potential water shortage and protect the environment.
Andy Slater, Marketing Director at Sensus comments, “We are delighted that Sensus’ technology and insight into smart water has been recognised by an organisation as prestigious as Frost & Sullivan. Water utilities require greater visibility and control of their networks so they can improve customer service and reliability. Smart water networks enable this reliability and Sensus delivers solutions that make this a reality. We are now experiencing some excellent engagement with our utilities customers who are genuinely interested and excited about trialling our proposition and experiencing how Sensus can transform their business from reactive to proactive.”
Seth Cutler, Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan, said, “Sensus is an excellent example of best practise in the European smart water metering market. This has been accomplished not simply through a product line that addresses market demand, but one that tackles head on strategic challenges and questions faced by water utilities when deploying smart metering solutions. Decisions on communications standards and technology and further investment to develop these solutions provide water utilities with confidence and clarity in the decisions they must make and those that Sensus took. This is why Sensus is the clear winner for the Frost & Sullivan 2011 Product Line Strategy Award”.
Sensus is a leading utility infrastructure company offering smart meters, communication systems, software and services for the electric, gas, and water industries. Sensus technology helps utilities drive operational efficiency and customer engagement with applications that include advanced meter reading, data acquisition, demand response, distribution automation, home area networking and outdoor lighting control. Customers worldwide trust the innovation, quality and reliability of Sensus solutions for the intelligent use and conservation of energy and water.
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