Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014
Bit Stew Systems, a world-leading provider of integrated, real-time network operations solutions for the utility industry, announced a partnership with Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company. This partnership will enable both companies to better serve customers, increase business value and bring Bit Stew’s innovative Grid Director™ capabilities to new markets.
Bit Stew’s flagship product, Grid Director, is revolutionizing the way the utility industry deploys, operates, secures and optimizes smart grids globally. Grid Director provides real-time analytics, dynamic event management, and quick and easy integration with both Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) systems and applications.
Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, IT enabled services, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. Serving over 25 of the largest utilities customers across the globe, Wipro has executed more than 15 Business Transformation programs and its utilities domain competence and technology expertise spans across the utilities value chain. Wipro will serve as a system integrator and reseller of the Grid Director platform on a global scale.
“This strategic partnership will help Bit Stew scale globally as Wipro builds a leading Grid Director practice,” says Jett Winter, Executive Vice-President, Sales & Business Development at Bit Stew Systems. “We expect significant growth as Wipro will be a key partner for implementing Grid Director worldwide.”
“Wipro is excited to be an implementation and integration partner for Bit Stew’s industry-leading Grid Director platform. This revolutionary network operations solution will enable the industry to truly realize benefits from the infrastructure investments they have made by providing the tools for effective smart grid network optimization, situational awareness and analytics,” said Eric Smith, Global Practice Head - Smart Grid, at Wipro’s Energy, Natural Resources and Utilities strategic business unit.
Supporting both IP-based and proprietary networks, Grid Director is ideal for delivering an enterprise view into large disparate device based networks, while offering predictive analytics, pattern recognition, and complex event correlation. Grid Director is currently in production at several large utilities in the United States, Canada and Australia and is rapidly becoming a global software standard for the utility industry.