Deploying thousands if not millions of Smart Meters can present a daunting challenge. The volume of data needing to be collected and processed grows exponentially as the number of meters increases. GridMax Backhaul provides a straightforward, highly robust, scalable, secure and cost effective solution to this Smart Grid challenge. Building this fast acquisition, processing and notification engine requires prudent planning, as well as the optimal hardware and software solutions.
GridMax's Backhaul harnesses the power of your data! With data from your smart meters reaching your collection nodes, GridMax's Backhaul provides a cloud based distributed database collection solution for managing incoming meter data without delay. This central repository for all metering data is ultra fast, standards based, dynamically scalable, cost effective, and importantly, fault tolerant.
- Real time monitoring and management of network elements
- Outage monitoring and notification
- Cost effective
- Distributed with real time dynamic scaling
- Data acquisition
- Cloud based solution
- Hosted or private
- Interface to internal data processing, MDM, reporting, billing, auditing, data analysis, CIS, GIS and decision tools
- Alert generation and notification
GridMax's Backhaul has a simple easy to use browser based interface that supports grouping of meters, collectors and concentrators. Capabilities include event logging, alert generation and management, interface to SMS and telephony services, GIS fault and asset location information together with sophisticated reporting, access control, auditing and security. GridMax's Backhaul can support simple pilot deployments from a few hundred meters to a 10 plus million meter deployment.
With sophisticated internal data processing, GridMax's Backhaul can feed data directly and in near real time to MDMS for systems enabling complex billing functions, variable rate payment calculators, reporting, auditing, outage management and data analytics.
By providing security at different layers including network layer, user layer, application layer and database layer with role based access control implementation, GridMax Backhaul solutions are secure, audit-able and reliable.
PERI will assist in building, scaling and managing your GridMax's Backhaul system either in a hosted environment or privately in your own data center using existing resources.