From Itron Press Release
Itron announced today that it has entered into a joint marketing and development agreement with Arcadian Networks. The relationship combines the expertise of Itron, a leading provider of end-to-end smart grid solutions including smart meters and software, with Arcadian Networks’ secure, enterprise-wide broadband communication solutions for smart grid applications.
“This collaboration enables Itron and Arcadian to offer utilities a complete smart grid communication solution including integrated operations and backhaul communications for our advanced meter infrastructure and smart grid solutions. Arcadian’s SMART Network Methodology reflects their focus on providing smart grid communications solutions tailored specifically to the needs of the utility industry,” noted Philip Mezey, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Itron North America.
Arcadian Networks Chief Executive Officer Ed Solar added, “We look forward to joining forces with Itron to complement their leadership in smart grid solutions. Arcadian’s strength as the market forerunner dedicated to meeting the stringent security and unique operational needs of utilities is a natural fit with Itron’s expansive smart grid offerings and capabilities.”