Itron to run meter data management solution on SAP HANA

Itron has selected SAP HANA from German business software major SAP to run meter data management solution on SAP’s digital core to help utilities drive operational efficiency and customer engagement.

The announcement was made at the ninth annual SAP for Utilities conference, being held October 9–12 in Huntington Beach, California.

Itron’s customers will have real-time access to data with SAP HANA, allowing utilities more efficient insights into their systems. Data from Itron’s industry solutions on SAP HANA will help utilities improve consumer engagement, create new rates and tariffs, and enhance revenue protection as well as grid awareness.

“SAP HANA provides Itron with a digital core on which to run our solutions that is capable of processing data quickly and empowers our customers to run their businesses with the speed and agility the current utilities landscape requires,” said Bruce Douglas, Itron senior vice president and general manager of software and service.

Lloyd Adams, national vice president of utilities at SAP, said: “With Itron’s meter data management solution running on SAP HANA, utility companies can run their businesses more efficiently to deliver customer service, simplify their operations and transform into truly live businesses.”