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ISO New England Market Participants Receive Intelligent Gateway (RIG) Replacement Solution

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QEI, the oldest and most experienced United States supplier of SCADA systems for transit, electric and water utilities, is pleased to announce that it has recently launched a Remote Intelligent Gateway (RIG) Replacement Solution for the ISO New England market.

The new QEI solution is based on the successful and proven ePAQ-9100 Multifunction Gateway, which is part of QEI's line of Sentinel-21 Substation and Feeder Automation products. The solution has undergone rigorous testing to ensure that it meets all of ISO New England's Communication Front End (CFE) interface qualifications regarding compliance and functionality. QEI will be working with New England ISO participants to address their individual requirements regarding customers' Communication Front End (CFE) interface specifications.

The new solution restores full productivity to many Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs) and other communication media. With a 32-bit processor and flexible communication architecture, the ePAQ-9100 Multifunction Gateway makes a master function SCADA work with new electronic communication devices. Additionally, the new solution supports many Master Station and IED protocols including the DNP3 Level 2. More information regarding these systems and their requirements can be found at http://www.dnp.org.

About QEI

QEI is the oldest and most experienced United States supplier of SCADA system and substation automation equipment serving transit, electric and water/wastewater facility customers. Founded in 1960, QEI has a long history of innovation and leadership in the field of electric network monitoring. Their products include master station SCADA equipment, substation automation equipment, tone elementary equipment and feeder automation equipment. QEI is a full service company and maintains ISO 9001:2000 certification that covers engineering, project management, software and hardware development, testing, manufacturing and support services. Please visit the QEI website at http://www.qeiinc.com for more information.


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