DistribuTech 2012 Welcome from Jon Arnold
The Microsoft Smart Energy Reference Architecture (SERA) is a resource for utilities to serve as the basis for the development of the “integrated Utility of the future” based upon familiar and cost-effective Microsoft technologies. Microsoft SERA is a comprehensive reference architecture addressing technology integration, security, data management, and business analytics throughout the full scope of the smart energy ecosystem. Microsoft SERA is leveraged by industry-leading global solutions providers whose energy industry solutions span the entire energy ecosystem — from the power grid to the home, including DistribuTECH exhibitors & sponsors: Accenture, Alstom, Avanade, Enspiria Solutions, ESRI, Itron, OSIsoft, Subnet Solutions, Telvent, and more. Together with our partners, Microsoft SERA helps utilities by providing simplicity, value, and agility as utilities create an integrated utility of the future.