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Silver Spring Networks Keynotes IPv6 Conference 2014 in Singapore
|By Business Wire
|March 13, 2014 10:00 PM EDT
In a keynote speech today at the IPv6 Conference 2014 in Singapore,
Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE: SSNI), a leading networking platform
and solutions provider for smart energy networks, showcased the role
IPv6 networks can play in developing the next generation of intelligent
infrastructure across Southeast Asia. In his keynote, “IPv6: Smart
Infrastructure for a Smarter Singapore,” Mr. Eric Dresselhuys, Executive
Vice President of Global Development for Silver Spring, highlighted the
opportunities for Singapore, and other economic hubs in Southeast Asia,
to leverage open and secure IPv6 networks to accelerate innovation, help
ensure interoperability, speed deployment times, and reduce the cost and
risk of their critical infrastructure programs.
Silver Spring’s early commitment to and delivery of an IPv6
standards-based networking platform transformed the utility industry’s
approach to modernizing the energy grid. Beginning in 2006, Silver
Spring delivered what is believed to be the industry’s first IPv6-based
smart grid networking platform. Since then, Silver Spring has networked
more than 18 million homes and businesses worldwide, including deploying
an IPv6 network canopy for an initial smart grid program in Singapore
with SP PowerAssets Limited (SPPA), a member of the Singapore Power
“Our machine-to-machine network securely connects millions of devices in
some of the world’s harshest conditions and topographically diverse
environments – we chose to build around IPv6 precisely because of its
scalability, security, proven performance, and openness,” said
Dresselhuys. “As tens of billions of people and devices are connected,
IPv6 has become the networking foundation for the Internet of Things. In
our view, IPv6 networks will become a critical element for vital
infrastructure and citizen services that help Southeast Asian cities
remain competitive on the global economic stage.”
Silver Spring’s Smart City solutions leverage an open and interoperable
IPv6 networking foundation, along with control software optimized for
Smart City devices, delivered via a new Network-as-a-Service offering
that enables cities to quickly and easily deploy Smart City services to
their citizens. Iconic cities such as Copenhagen, Miami and Paris are
using Silver Spring’s IPv6-based solutions to help address the economic,
environmental, health and safety, and traffic and transportation
challenges they are faced with today.
The IPv6 Conference 2014 is organized by the Infocomm Development
Authority of Singapore (IDA), a government agency that helps oversee IT
standards, policies, guidelines and procedures for the Singapore
Government. For more information on Silver Spring’s Smart City solution
please visit www.silverspringnet.com/smartcities.
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About Silver Spring Networks
Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions
provider for smart energy networks. Silver Spring’s pioneering IPv6
networking platform, with more than 18 million Silver Spring enabled
devices delivered, is connecting utilities to homes and business
throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy
efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring’s innovative solutions enable
utilities to gain operational efficiencies, improve grid reliability,
and empower consumers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver
Spring Networks’ customers include major utilities around the globe such
as Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison,
CPS Energy, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited,
Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Progress Energy and Singapore
Power, among others. To learn more, please visit www.silverspringnet.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements about Silver
Spring Networks’ expectations, plans, intentions, and strategies,
including, but not limited to statements regarding the benefits of IPv6
networks and Silver Spring Networks’ solutions, as well as Silver Spring
Networks’ projects with SP PowerAssets Limited (SPPA) and the cities of
Copenhagen, Miami and Paris. Statements including words such as
"anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect" or “future” and statements
in the future tense are forward-looking statements. These
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as
assumptions, which, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect,
could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or
implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties
include those described in Silver Spring Networks' documents filed with
or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. All
forward-looking statements in this press release are based on
information available to Silver Spring Networks as of the date hereof.
Silver Spring Networks assumes no obligation to update these
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