Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) January 24, 2012
Bit Stew Systems, Inc. (Bit Stew), a leading provider of smart energy software to the utility industry, today announced its ground breaking Grid Director 3.0 Platform. Grid Director 3.0 is the most advanced smart grid operations management platform that features real-time grid analytics, high performance event correlation, on-demand management and control as well as a fully searchable interactive grid and event map. Often categorized as a “manager of managers”, Grid Director is establishing itself as a leader in this exciting market segment.
The Grid Director platform is already in production at major North American Utilities and Version 3.0 brings a wealth of new features to our existing customers. Based on a recent independent study, Grid Director was rated as the best in class software application for real-time grid analytics and operations management.
“We have taken an innovative approach to solving an immediate utility need for filtering out the noise, getting to the root cause of problems, streamlining operations and visualizing events directly on the grid in an extremely intuitive application“ explains Kevin Collins, Founder and CEO, “We have blended a network and business management approach with deep domain expertise to deliver a highly scalable, big data - big analytics application.”
Delivered as an on-premise solution or as a SaaS application, Grid Director supports all major AMI vendors including Itron, Silver Spring Networks, Elster, and Sensus to name a few. The core platform provides for rapid implementation and easily connects to utility OT and IT applications including legacy systems, ERP, MDM, Distribution SCADA, time series information and other operational systems that are commonly found in the utility environment. Grid Director 3.0 provides significant performance, usability and development capabilities that extend the platform. The application also supports standards such as IEC CIM and OpenADR.
“We have been overwhelmed by the positive feedback we have received on Grid Director to date, “explains Alex Clark, Founder & CTO, “the platform was built from the ground up to scale and to easily integrate with other utility applications.”
"In addition to it’s out of the box functionality, Grid Director also comes with its own powerful Software Development Kit," comments Jett Winter, VP Sales & Marketing, "we have partners and customers building their own applications right on top of Grid Director today.”
Founded in 2005, Bit Stew Systems started with the vision of building a robust scalable software platform that provides real-time analytics, dynamic event management and a fast and easy way to integrate other applications. Today Bit Stew is setting the energy industry standard with its Grid Director 3.0 Platform – a world of real-time customer interaction, automated workforce deployment, and a single view into the smart grid.