SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

January 25, 2011 08:00 ET

Oracle to Demonstrate Commitment to Utilities Industry at DistribuTECH 2011

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - January 25, 2011) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Oracle will demonstrate its leadership and vision at DistribuTECH 2011 in San Diego, Calif., February 1-3.
  • Brad Williams, vice president of product strategy, Oracle Utilities and Alan Dulgeroff, director of asset management, San Diego Gas & Electric, will speak during "Achieving Added Value from Smart Grid Operations and Asset Management Data" on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. PST, as well as during the "Advanced Distribution Management Systems in a Smart Grid" session on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 3 p.m. PST.
  • Oracle Utilities' Park Armstrong and Tom Eyford, both solution architects for Oracle Utilities, will speak during "Common Information Model (CIM)-enabled Enterprise Service Bus Facilitates Enterprise Information Management and Supports Data Management in a Smart Grid World" on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. PST.
  • Attendees can visit the Oracle booth (1300) to learn more about how Oracle's distribution management system can:
    • Leverage existing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) investments; optimize and control networks in real time; provide market-leading fault location, isolation and supply restoration (FLISR) capabilities; integrate with any supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system via open standards; improve information management, security and information technology (IT)/operational technology (OT) governance; and support distributed intelligence, including microgrid support over time.
  • In addition to viewing Oracle's next-generation distribution management capabilities, attendees can meet with Oracle's solution specialists and experience demonstrations that can also support smart grid challenges including:
    • Outage Management; Meter Data Management; Mobile Workforce Management; Project Portfolio Management; Work and Asset Management; Spatial Data Management; Technology and Applications Integration; and Java.

Supporting Quote

  • "Enhancing grid reliability and efficiency is key as utilities move toward leveraging the power of the smart grid. At DistribuTECH 2011, we look forward to showcasing Oracle's applications and technology -- including network management, meter data management and mobile workforce management applications -- that help utilities manage operations agilely and communicate rapidly with consumers for maximum efficiency. We offer solutions that utilities need today to address a single business process, or a portfolio of technology and applications to address entire smart metering or smart grid initiatives," said Linda Jackman, group vice president, Oracle Utilities.

Supporting Resources

About Oracle Utilities
Oracle Utilities delivers proven software applications that help utilities of all types and sizes achieve competitive advantage, business performance excellence and a lower total cost of technology ownership. Oracle Utilities integrates industry-specific customer care and billing, network management, work and asset management, mobile workforce management and meter data management applications with the capabilities of Oracle's industry-leading enterprise applications, business intelligence tools, middleware, database technologies, as well as servers and storage. The software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver on environmental conservation commitments. Additionally, Oracle Utilities helps utilities prepare for smart metering and smart grid initiatives that enhance efficiency and provide critical intelligence metrics that can help drive more-informed energy and water usage decisions for consumers and businesses. For more information, visit www.oracle.com/goto/utilities.

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