Irish eyes smile on Cyan
Cambridge smart metering and IoT market specialist CyanConnode has leveraged a relationship that bore fruit in India to win fresh business with the same client in Ireland.
Cyan and technology partner Enzen Global are to collaborate to deliver expertise in narrowband mesh technology to the Internet of Things market in Ireland. The deal will provide combined value to support Smart Energy, Smart Cities and IoT in the Irish market.
CyanConnode’s communication platform will enable Enzen to deliver Metering as a Service (MaaS), offering utilities an outsourced smart metering solution and reduced costs.
CyanConnode will provide hardware and its head end software on a recurring revenue basis)and Enzen will provide system integration to deliver this MaaS model.
Last year CyanConnode announced two purchase orders from Enzen in India, for Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation in Mysore and Pashimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam in Uttar Pradesh. For both contracts, worth c£1.5 million in total, CyanConnode is acting as Enzen’s end-to-end solution provider for smart metering.
The Commission for Energy Regulation is operating a National Smart Metering Programme with a target to install 80 per cent of the required smart meters in the Republic of Ireland by 2020.
The Irish utility, ESB Networks, has issued a contract notice to deliver 2.2 million smart meters in Ireland. Enzen will submit a bid based on CyanConnode’s Ultimesh™ narrowband mesh solution for the ESB Networks tender, of which the communications request for proposal is expected in Q3 2016.
John Cronin, executive chairman of CyanConnode, said: “We are delighted to be working with Enzen in Ireland, a partnership built on our successful relationship with Enzen in India.
“CyanConnode has established an eco-system of partners in each target market and it is now starting to build partnerships that are global, which will support our expansion into new markets.”