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Kx to provide Survalent’s utility customers with actionable insights to increase their operational efficiency
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Kx to provide Survalent’s utility customers with actionable insights to increase their operational efficiency

Posted by Anasia D'melloNovember 2, 2018

Kx, a division of First Derivatives plc, announced that it has been selected to provide advanced analytics capabilities within Survalent Technology’s flagship Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) platform, SurvalentONE. Under the contract, Kx for Sensors will be installed on an OEM basis within SurvalentONE and those utilities that leverage its features will be able to analyse network behaviour in real-time and in greater detail for improved system reliability.

The solution will be particularly useful for those utilities looking to better manage distributed energy resources – such as solar panels, electricity storage, electric vehicles and other controllable loads – given the intermittency and variability of the outputs.

The SurvalentONE ADMS is a fully integrated SCADA, OMS, and DMS solution that is scalable, secure, and open. It efficiently integrates, manages, and processes data from a broad array of sources providing a centralised, real-time view for improved decision-making and situational awareness. More than 600 utilities from around the globe have standardised on the SurvalentONE platform to improve their network reliability, enhance customer satisfaction through reduced outages, and increase operational efficiencies.

Steve Mueller

Kx will enable Survalent customers to capture and analyse data on the performance of their critical network operations systems, enabling such services as ‘playback’ allowing them to replay grid sensor data and activities from an event to make better, more-informed decisions.

Steve Mueller, president and chief executive officer of Survalent, commented: “Kx will enable our customers to manage the velocity and volume of data, and the complexity introduced with the adoption of distributed energy resources. This will ensure that they can achieve their grid resiliency and modernisation initiatives.”

Brian Conlon, chief executive officer of Kx commented: “We are delighted to partner with Survalent to harness the power of Kx to provide utilities with deeper insights into their network behaviour. As the volume and velocity of sensor and other data increases we see many industry disruptors turning to Kx for their IIoT, predictive maintenance, AI and cybersecurity requirements.”

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