Utilities news stories
Vodafone New Zealand completes Australasian telco first
Vodafone has expanded its partnership with FiberSense to Wellington, and is the first company in NZ to utilise existing underground fibre cables.
Infosys and Microsoft advance Ausgrid's cloud transformation journey
"Accelerating our cloud transformation journey in partnership with Infosys and Microsoft allows us to improve the reliability of the network, keep downward pressure on electricity prices and bring new services to market."
A cloud-powered transformation of the utilities industry
The adoption of cloud technologies will significantly impact how the utilities industry approaches asset management, field workforce management and more.
IFS acquires utilities workforce management company Clevest
This acquisition extends IFS’s capabilities in service management solutions as it focuses on driving service experience.
Rapid adoption of mobile devices for utilities companies, study shows
The need for real-time data access is becoming more critical for energy and utilities field workers, leading to the rapid adoption of rugged mobile devices and tablets over the next five years.
5G brings potential for new revenue, customers
Over 50% of enterprises believe 5G will help customer acquisition and generate new revenue streams, according to Infosys research.
Internet of Things
Gartner: IoT market growth shows no sign of slowing
Utilities will be the highest user of IoT endpoints, totalling 1.17 billion endpoints in 2019, and increasing 17% in 2020 to reach 1.37 billion.
DXC subsidiary takes SAP energy industry partner award
Winners of the awards were selected from SAP’s A/NZpartner ecosystem and announced at the recent SAP A/NZ Partner Kick-Off Meeting held in Sydney.
Power / Energy
Australia’s utilities sector must innovate to tackle energy poverty
Energy poverty affects over 42,000 families in Australia, namely indigenous Australians, pensioners and low-income families.
Utilities most critical industry in the world – but cloud fast catching up
Vertiv has released a report ranking the most critical industries in the world, revealing cloud and colocation growth rapidly accelerating.