17 Jan '12, 4pm

The Smart Grid Network of Networks Comes of Age via @greentechmedia

The Smart Grid Network of Networks Comes of Age via @greentechmedia

The smart grid won’t really be truly smart until all its different networks are merged into one. First, you’ve got to build a platform that can tie them all together. Then, maybe, you can control them all in unison. While companies like Silver Spring Networks try to expand existing smart meter-specific networks to cover more functions, other vendors are promising a single view for utilities no matter what vendors they work with. It’s called a network management system (NMS), and it’s going to be the most interesting smart grid market to watch in 2012, mainly because it doesn’t really exist yet. That’s all about to change, however. Tuesday saw two heavyweights enter the ring: Cisco, which launched an NMS product as part of a broader smart grid announcement , and SK Telecom, which unveiled an American subsidiary called GridMaven that’s aimed at the U.S. utility market. Laura...

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