SOURCE: HomeGrid Forum

HomeGrid Forum

April 17, 2012 08:00 ET

NESS Technologies Is First Professional IT Services Firm to Join HomeGrid Forum

IT Solutions Provider to Help Bring G.hn to the Business World

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - Apr 17, 2012) -

News highlights:

  • NESS Technologies has joined HomeGrid Forum
  • New member to bring experience of professional business IT systems
  • Highlights potential for Powerline communications in the business environment

Ness Technologies, a global provider of information technology solutions and services, has joined the growing number and range of organizations that are recognizing the potential of G.hn for their specific requirements. As the first professional services company to join HomeGrid Forum, Ness will be able to help shape the future of G.hn in the commercial and business environment.

With some 7,000 employees in North America, Europe, Israel and India, Ness provides partnership with companies in order to realize their business and technology objectives. Its award-winning IT services, teams and skill-sets are delivered locally and can scale as the business evolves. Ness has deep experience in systems integration, large-scale custom application development, consulting, information architecture, design and analysis and business process services. Ness also acts as a value-added distributor for more than 30 leading enterprise Software companies. This expertise will be an invaluable input into the increasingly comprehensive mix of member organizations at the HomeGrid Forum.

"There is enormous potential for G.hn in a variety of environments and many have yet to be explored," said Jiri Stich, Smart Grid Competence Manager, from Ness Technologies. "There are enticing prospects within the enterprise sector and we wanted to contribute at an early stage, bringing our professional expertise in this area to an increasing awareness of the potential for G.hn in business environments. We believe that G.hn will soon become a standard for solutions in the field of Smart Grid, Smart Cities and Smart Home."

G.hn technology has been specifically developed so that a range of network devices can transmit data over any wire, including power lines, coaxial cables and phone lines. It provides high performance capabilities and is particularly well suited for high data rates and multimedia requirements, making it a very versatile and flexible networking technology which can also be adapted for business needs.

"We are delighted to welcome Ness technologies to the HomeGrid Forum fold and excited by the new perspectives they will bring," said Matt Theall, President of HomeGrid Forum. "We look forward to seeing what their particular expertise can bring to the still changing landscape of powerline communications."

For more information please contact Sheila Lashford on +44 (0) 7986 514240 or +44 (0) 1636 812152 or by email at pr@homegridforum.org.

About HomeGrid Forum
HomeGrid Forum is a global, non-profit trade group promoting the International Telecommunication Union's G.hn and G.hnem standardization efforts for next-generation home networking and SmartGrid Applications. HomeGrid Forum promotes adoption of G.hn and G.hnem through technical and marketing efforts, addresses certification and interoperability of G.hn and G.hnem-compliant products, and cooperates with complementary industry alliances. For more information on HomeGrid Forum, please visit www.homegridforum.org or follow us on http://twitter.com/homegrid_forum.

Contact Information

  • For more information please contact:
    Sheila Lashford
    +44 (0) 7986 514240
    +44 (0) 1636 812152
    pr@homegridforum.org