Connixt to Support MultiSpeak® Interoperability Standard, Simplifies Integration and Accelerates Deployment of cloud-mobile field services suite for Municipal and Cooperative Utilities
Connixt to Support MultiSpeak® Interoperability Standard, Simplifies Integration and Accelerates Deployment of cloud-mobile field services suite for Municipal and Cooperative UtilitiesInteroperability between Connixt iMarq™and back-end systems enables real-time information availability on the field and updates back into systems for Municipal and Cooperative Utilities
Cerritos, CA – January 26, 2018: California-based Connixt, a provider of breakthrough cloud-mobile solutions for utilities, announced support for the MultiSpeak® specifications for interoperability. This initiative enables easy connectivity for the Connixt iMarq™ with a range of Multispeak compliant back-end systems to enable direct access for field crew through its award winning mobile app suite.
“Municipal and coop utilities looking to digitize and mobile enable their field crew are the biggest beneficiaries of our support for MultiSpeak interoperability standards,” said Reid Nuttall, VP of Utility Solutions. “Connixt applications are used during emergencies, extreme weather and daily operations. MultiSpeak allows a low cost and quickly implemented automated connection to existing systems. This allows for busy utilities to have the benefits of Connixt applications with minimal effort, time and costs.”
Connixt’s iMarq suite handles a range of on-field operations, processes and workflows for the utility industry ranging from routine operations cut-offs, work management, timesheets and scheduling to extreme weather and emergency needs such as incident reporting, damage assessment, ETOR communication, restoration and mutual assistance. Customers include municipal and coop utilities as well as large IOUs.
Prabu Ekambaram, Chief Technology Officer at Connixt, pointed to the wide acceptance of MultiSpeak standards among the utility industry. “This initiative has enthusiastic support from our customers. We expect this to have an immediate positive impact on the speed to market for enhancements and upgrades in our road-map,” he said. “MultiSpeak helps establish the back-end connectivity necessary for the real-time updates to and from field – which is essential for a safe and efficient service model.”
“We welcome Connixt to the MultiSpeak family. It is an honor to have Connixt as an integral partner in our new MultiSpeak Ecosystem of Connectivity Solutions serving 800 plus electric utility in 21 plus countries worldwide”, says Alvin Razon, Senior Director of Distribution Optimization and MultiSpeak Program Manager for NRECA’s Business and Technology Strategy Unit.
Connixt’s cloud-mobile provides the fastest means for utilities to connect with their field employees, assets, contractors and suppliers. Connixt’s simple, smart, easy apps provide comprehensive field functionality spanning work management and scheduling from the field, asset status monitoring, inspections and condition-based maintenance. Connixt’s mobile app suite requires no hardware or software, deploys within days and used either stand-alone or integrated with backend systems. California-based Connixt’s 2 of 2 apps are used by utilities, construction companies, transit agencies and manufacturers around the world. Visit www.connixt.com.
MultiSpeak® is the worldwide leading software interoperability standard and solutions for electric utilities enabling data sharing between independent systems in a seamless, cost effective and standardized way by simplifying software integration and minimizing expenses for custom interface solutions. MultiSpeak® is an enabler of Smart Grid and Cyber Security. MultiSpeak® is listed in the NIST-SGIP Catalog of Standards.