Aclara Offers New Service Offerings for Water Utilities
ST. LOUIS – JUNE 10, 2014 – As part of its STAR_select™ solution for water utilities, Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure technologies for water, gas and electric utilities, announces a new high-level services program for water utilities that makes it easier to implement a successful AMI strategy.
For those who want assured system performance with end-to-end network management, The Aclara PLATINUM_services™ can accelerate deployment of a full, hosted AMI network for water utilities.
The solutions are a cost-effective way for water utilities to reduce up-front costs and risks related to implementing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). As part of its solution, Aclara designs, deploys and maintains for the utility a high-performing AMI network infrastructure and related server and head-end software.
PLATINUM_services offers everything needed for implementation of a complete AMI system, including data collection units and the network communications center. Additional offerings in these cost-effective service bundles are installation, preventative and ongoing maintenance, repair, cellular backhaul, software support and upgrades, and hosting with disaster recovery.
PLATINUM_services is a part of STAR_select, Aclara’s powerful and proven collection of scalable solutions connecting the company’s fixed-network communications with a host of integrated product offerings and professional services for water utilities.