Silver Spring Networks has announced SilverLink cloud services, the energy industry’s first insight-as-a-service solution. Leveraging these unique smart grid operational services, customers will be able to quickly and easily access and integrate real-time performance analytics, monitoring, and alerts for their smart grid network and applications operations.

“To get the most from our smart grid deployment, we must deliver real-time operational information in front of many different internal organizations as quickly as possible,” said Michael Kuberski, Manager Enterprise Architecture at Pepco Holdings Inc. “This data is critical to helping us improve grid performance and reliability for our customers. SilverLink helps us accelerate that process and gain these insights more cost effectively. By offering this unique insight-as-a-service offering, Silver Spring has developed a solution to help manage our smart grid.”

Available to customers via subscription, SilverLink cloud services initially include:

  • SilverLink Console: Delivers real-time application and field network monitoring, alerts, and performance data. These dashboards and reports provide insights into such metrics as meter read and export status, performance of remote service operations, and network infrastructure availability.
  • SilverLink Operations Center: Delivers real-time operations data enabling customers to easily integrate Silver Spring alerts, configuration, and performance information into their existing event management systems. Real-time sending of traps, combined with on-demand data for network performance, enriches the effectiveness of systems such as ‘manager of managers.’