Who can help you meet complex needs, derive long term value to your business, and enable access to technology without burdening you with capital investments? Siemens Managed Services offers the global provision of the Siemens grid control and grid application solutions as a service. This wide portfolio from smart meters to communications and billing, all the way to data centers, turnkey and grid control solutions forms the core of Siemens' Digital service offering.
Cloud technology is revolutionizing the way utilities maximize operations and enhance data management, especially in retail operations. However, it is not as simple as moving processes and capacity into the cloud. How can utilities reap the benefits of emerging technology?
Built upon the leading EnergyIP Meter Data Management platform and it's applications, Siemens Software as a Service (SaaS) and Managed Services offer utilities a timely, cost-effective and secure solution for planning, implementing and operating their smart metering infrastructure. The cloud-based offerings are easily adjustable and scalable at any time - from hosting applications all the way to operations services.
Siemens offers a reliable, secure and cost-effective alternative to a traditional smart metering solution which requires the utility to procure and install smart meters, set-up a robust communications network, build-up a fault-tolerant computing environment and install and configure all the necessary smart metering applications necessary to support traditional metering operations.
Siemens Meter-to-Cash as a Service covers the provision of all / part of the highlighted boxes as multiple individual services that our customers can consume.
We offer services that can cater to all sizes of utilities and independent service providers from thousands of meters to millions of meters.
This includes hardware services such as provision of metering or provision of communication hardware all the way through software services such as provision of an MDM and the surrounding software such as enterprise mobility or integration / translation services utilizing an API Platform. We believe that a large part of the value of our services comes from the experience of our people; built into the services we deliver and in the people that are part of the delivery / operation of your service.
Siemens is a leader in execution of processes that surround Smart Meter Rollout programs as well as the processing of such an increased Volume, Variety and Velocity of Big Data that comes out of a Smart Meter Rollout. You can leverage our expertise to avoid common mistakes and decrease time to market.
With the Cloud, Siemens can make the leading Energy Software Platform, EnergyIP, and the rest of the solution available to companies who simply could not afford the CAPEX requirements of their own unique solution. We can provide alternate business models as well as financing, to meet your requirements and your budget.
Meter-to-Cash as a Service helps you focus on your core business by removing the burden of building and maintaining a complex smart metering solution.
Ultimately Siemens delivers peace of mind so that you can be assured that your deployment will be available, reliable, responsive, and secure for your specific mission-critical meter-to-cash process. Our service drives immediate ROI with decreased deployment times, reduced resource requirements, and without the large capital expense of an on-premise solution.
SCADA as a Service can be offered to electric utilities through hosted solutions which remove all the support and maintenance concerns of the utility. The utility only pays for the use of the software service. There is no need to purchase the SCADA/ADMS software and the server hardware it runs on. In addition, the utility does not need to train IT maintenance personnel. The Siemens team will setup, maintain and regularly upgrade the SCADA/ADMS software and the server hardware.
Siemens SCADA as a Service offers a menu of services that utilities can consume on an affordable monthly subscription basis, including:
“QuickStart” - with a defined basic SCADA service offering Siemens can onboard new technology and service delivery experiences within months.
“On-Demand Growth” - Siemens can add advanced services such as DNA, OMS, etc. to seamlessly match utilities growing needs and the degree of automation required. By architecting the leading Grid Control Platform Spectrum Power in the Cloud, we can scale the solution from several hundreds to thousands of data points on a monthly subscription basis.
SCADA as a Service offers new business models and agility for electric utilities, which allow to meet the ever-changing requirements of power system operations and the growing consumer demands for improved service and reliability at a significantly lower cost.
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