A smart meter has a wireless networking interface and mesh networking software.
There’s $2 billion in stimulus money available for projects that seek to make components of the Smart Grid interoperable and vendor neutral.
The Federal Communications Commission released its National Broadband Plan on March 17. Among the larger issues addressed in the Plan is the use of wireless broadband to facilitate Smart Grid development.
Smart grid is a generic label for the application of computer intelligence and networking abilities to a dumb electricity distribution system. Smart grid initiatives seek to improve operations, maintenance and planning by making sure that all components of the electric grid can seamlessly exchange data. Smart Grid vocabulary is about electricity and power management, but it's also about networking, data management, data analytics, storage, security, customer communication and privacy. Continue...
OVERHEARD TALKING ABOUT SMART GRID TECH
"The overriding goal of Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards is to ensure the bulk electric system is protected from cyberattacks." -- Ernie Hayden
Energy IT sees smart-grid boon for data storage The economic stimulus package set aside billions of dollars for smart grids and smart meters, and storage admins at early-adopter energy companies are already managing hundreds of terabytes and even petabytes of data. (SearchStorageChannel.com)
Networking VARs could grab smart grid stimulus bill funding Given that the stimulus bill includes $54 billion for modernizing the nation's energy grid, VARs will have to take a second look at these opportunities, especially since these projects will depend on integrators for networking, storage and systems. (SearchNetworkingChannel.com)
How does SAP fit into plans for a Smart Grid? Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) is about to enable what the utilities industry calls the Smart Grid, an integrated system that will turn meters into two-way communication devices and that means a lot more data. (SearchSAP.com)
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A colocation (colo) is a data center facility in which a business can rent space for servers and other computing hardware. Typically, a colo provides the building, cooling, power, bandwidth and physical security while the customer provides servers and storage.
Software-defined networking (SDN) is an umbrella term encompassing several kinds of network technology designed to make a network agile and flexible like the virtualized server and storage infrastructure of the modern data center.
Software-defined storage (SDS) is an approach to data storage in which the programming that controls storage-related tasks is decoupled from the physical storage hardware. Software-defined storage is part of a larger industry trend that includes software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined data centers (SDDC).
A transportation management system (TMS) is a subset of supply chain management (SCM) software focused on transport logistics. TMS systems facilitate interactions between an order management system (OMS) and the warehouse or distribution center (DC).
The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition (ICD-10) is a clinical cataloging system that replaces its predecessor, ICD-9. Following a series of delays, U.S. healthcare regulators will require ICD-10 compliance on Oct. 1, 2015.