Itron recognised for sixth consecutive year for meter data management


Gartner has named Itron a leader for meter data management.

The research firm has in its 2018 Magic Quadrant report recognised Itron as a leader for the six consecutive year.

Itron has been recognised for its Enterprise Edition meter data management solution for data interval, registration and management for residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Aravind Yarlagadda, senior vice president of the Outcomes Business at Itron, said: “Our solution is currently being used by 91 utilities, totaling nearly 40 million meters. As the leading and most widely deployed Meter Data Management system in the world, we feel our solution was recognised for its high level of satisfaction with users and functional readiness for numerous types of utilities.”

The 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Meter Data Management Products stated: “The market considered for this Magic Quadrant consists of utilities seeking products for managing metered consumption data. Metered data managed in these products can be used across the enterprise and shared with customers, partners, market operators and regulators.” The report defined Meter Data Management (MDM) products as “IT components of the advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). These products are responsible for cleansing, calculating, providing data persistency, and disseminating consumption and event data obtained from meters installed on delivery points.”

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