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Itron’s Successful Testing Between Itron Enterprise Edition Meter Data Management and SAP AMI Integration for Utilities to Ease Utility Migration to Smart Metering

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. — January 26, 2010 — Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) recently completed successful testing between the current release of its Itron Enterprise Edition Meter Data Management (IEE MDM) solution to provide meter data unification and synchronization (MDUS) with SAP® AMI Integration for Utilities software. Communication between the two offerings will help utilities spend less time and money on total advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution design, integration and implementation.

Presenting this end-to-end integration to the SAP AMI Lighthouse Council is a first step toward realizing the larger goals of the council. The council was formed in August 2007 in part to foster integration between meter data unification and synchronization systems like IEE MDM with AMI systems and downstream solutions such as the SAP for Utilities solution portfolio.

The council also works to identify and support common smart metering business processes and use cases that must be supported by IEE MDM and SAP AMI Integration for Utilities. It also defines, supports and tests the critical integration points required to enable common business processes.

“So many of our customers are beginning to realize the true benefit of a fully integrated end-to-end smart grid solution,” said Julie Hance, vice president of software solutions for Itron North America. “IEE MDM integrated with SAP AMI Integration for Utilities helps to reduce the amount of custom integration and risk utilities have to shoulder and manage, as well as provides a lower overall lifecycle cost.”

SAP for Utilities includes various MDUS integration points, including device creation and management and meter-reading management.


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Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us: www.itron.com.

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