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Leading Australian Utility SP AusNet Targets Smart Network Management with Teradata

October 22, 2012 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

New system will integrate data from over 600,000 smart meters, assets and network monitors to provide analytics for management decision making

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) announced today that SP AusNet, the largest diversified energy infrastructure business in Victoria, managing a $6.6 billion dollar gas and electricity network, has selected the Teradata’s Data Warehouse Appliance and Teradata’s Utilities Logical Data Model as the foundation for a new enterprise data warehouse.

“After a comprehensive evaluation of data warehouse systems, SP AusNet chose Teradata’s platform and Utilities Data Model, initially to support our Smart Network requirements, but ultimately building towards our vision for a true enterprise-wide information management platform,” said Ash Peck, general manager, ICT, SP AusNet. “This implementation is part of significant changes we are embracing to remain at the forefront of the energy network business. Teradata offered a proven, scalable solution with excellent industry references; and Teradata saw things from our point of view.”

The new system will integrate interval and event data from over 600,000 smart meters, assets and network monitors to provide an efficient analytics platform capable of supporting both the current needs of SP AusNet, and providing a data warehouse platform for a wide range of other future purposes.

“We are delighted to be partnering with SP AusNet, helping them to bring to their customers a superior, more efficient, effective network”, said vice president, Teradata Australia and New Zealand, Andrew Blamey. “We will be sharing our expertise in transforming their data into useful information that SP AusNet can use to make smart decisions.” 

The Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance is a cost-effective, fully integrated, scalable hardware and Database platform.

The Teradata Utilities Data Model is a blueprint for integrating data from diverse data sources allowing organisations to make better informed decisions. It helps utility companies, searching for new and better ways to make their entire operations more efficient.

SP AusNet

SP AusNet is the largest diversified energy infrastructure business in Victoria, owning and operating a state-wide electricity transmission network, along with an electricity and gas distribution network. The company is committed to the safe, efficient and reliable supply of energy via our $6.64 billion networks to more than 1.2 million residential and business consumers. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, SP AusNet employs more than 1,800 people and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: SPN) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX: ST). SP AusNet also owns Select Solutions.
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