Why IBM for Energy and Utilities
IBM provides software, solution accelerators and best practices to help Energy and Utility companies reduce operating costs, accelerate deployment of intelligent network programs (like smart grids), provide energy management tools to consumers and limit security threats while reliably delivering electricity, gas or water.
What we offer
The Solution Architecture for Energy and Utilities Framework (SAFE) is an innovative, powerful software platform that helps provide network visibility and control, process automation and business collaboration for solutions across the energy and utility value chain.
The framework delivers utility business functionality with industry standards to facilitate integration between applications and devices across the utility business domains. It is flexible and allows the utility to build a plan that leverages this functionality over time based on business needs.
The Solution Architecture for Utilities and Energy Framework strengthens line-of-business and IT collaboration by supporting seven software capabilities critical to smarter Energy and Utility solutions:
Find out more about the energy and utilities framework
Smart Grid Cyber Security Webcast
IDC and IBM present: Building a secure smart grid
White Paper by IDC
Transition to the New Energy Economy: The Role of Business and Technology Frameworks
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SAFE Framework Business Partners
SAFE Business Partner validation program