DistribuTECH

Distributech 2020 Takeaways

Distributech 2020 showed amazing promise for Utilities around the world, from large scale automation distribution to diversity in networking and diversity in people. This blog highlights my three key takeaways from conversations with customers and partners at this year's event.

Intelligent Connectivity is Changing the Way Utility Operations and IT Work Together

As we enter into a new decade, technology is shaping our future faster than ever. Everything is becoming connected and managed by an app on your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Utilities are no different. Consumers expect more from their utility than ever before – including detailed information on consumption rates, leak detection, outage information and […]

Active Network Delivers Environmental and Business Outcomes for IoT and Cities

Visit our Itron and Cisco partnership page.  Connected things are proliferating in cities (1.6 billion in 2016) and utilities (600 million...

Securing Communications Between the Distribution Line and the Control Center

As DistribuTECH kicks off, this is a great time to look more closely at how communications between distribution-line reclosers and a utility’s control center can work.

The San Diego “Chargers” Has a New Meaning as DistribuTECH Rolls Into Town

Over 11,000 of the world’s utilities industry leaders from over 75 coutries will descend on the San Diego Convention Center January 31 – February 2 for DistribuTECH.

Librestream and GBM Improve Safety with Rapid Response in the Field

Here’s a great story of how one of our oil and gas customers is making use of a sophisticated video collaboration solution in the field to accelerate response to issues and make significant improvements in safety and overall communication, especially in hazardous areas.

Cisco and Partners Create a More Secure and Efficient Grid at DistribuTECH 2016

It was my third year of attending DistribuTECH and most attendees I met were no longer asking, “What’s Cisco doing here,” but rather, “What are you showing?” Many of the solutions we shared at our booth are made possible by partnering with other companies in the Utility space to help our joint customers achieve quicker […]

5 Themes We Heard at DistribuTECH 2016

I just got back from the 26th year of DistribuTECH, the largest annual Electric Utility Industry conference. The theme was “Focused on the Future” and the industry met to participate in sessions on working through the challenges of increasing the amount of power from renewable resources, managing the deployment of Distributed Energy Resources, and understanding […]

Join us at Distributech 2016!

We’ll be at DistribuTECH for the seventh year in a row on February 9-11 at the Orlando Convention Center. Meet us in Booth #2047 to learn how we are working with our partners to help utility companies worldwide lower costs and deliver more services on a single, intelligent, and secure platform. Visit our booth to […]