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According to a Smart Energy International article, a recent study shows that the smart metering industry is developing a growing trend of outsourcing IT operations.  This is not surprising as it is a trend that can be seen across almost every industry. Every business has areas of expertise and can benefit from leaning into others who specialize in areas that are outside of those core competencies.

The utility industry is focused on delivering safe and reliable gas, energy and water to consumers. Setting up and maintaining IT hardware and software can be time-consuming and expensive, not to mention the security risks. It makes sense for utilities to find trusted partners who can offer sophisticated IT hosting solutions to meet their business needs and regulatory requirements. Landis+Gyr offers a range of services that can support your utilities growing IT needs. Managed Services, including Cloud services,  bring an additional level of specialized expertise to your utility. 

Read more about the accelerating trend to service-based smart meter operations and why “Smart metering-as-a-service to generate $1.03 billion in revenue by 2027” here .