In a detailed report, Frost & Sullivan highlights our key performance drivers and achievements in the smart grid market. "...The value proposition clearly resonates with utilities in the midst of planning and implementing smart grid networks and is therefore a major contributing factor to Tropos Networks' success in the smart grid market," according to Farah Saeed, analyst for Frost & Sullivan.
Some highlights from the research report include discussion of our competitive advantages:
- Multi-use network – capable of aggregating communications for many smart grid applications (AMI backhaul, distribution automation, mobile workforce, and more) over a single economic communications foundation.
- Scalable – a flexible and scalable network architecture that enables utilities to deploy an optimal blend of wireless technologies (mesh, point-to-point, point-to-multipoint), creating an overall network architecture that is resilient, high performance and economical.
- Field-Proven – Tropos has achieved a 100 percent conversation rate of pilot tests with utilities. Smart grid customers include Avista, Burbank Water and Power, City of Duncan, Glendale Water and Power, and Silicon Valley Power.
- Partnerships – Tropos established strategic partnerships with smart grid ecosystem leaders including Itron, Elster, Honeywell, and ABB.