Seattle City Light to Support Smart Grid Initiatives and Improve Customer Service With Oracle Utilities Applications and Technology Solutions

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Seattle City Light selected a broad footprint of Oracle Utilities applications and technology solutions to more effectively adapt to changing business conditions, meet and exceed customer expectations, address operational issues and support future smart grid initiatives.

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  • "A key factor in our Oracle selection was that its solutions enabled us to purchase what we needed now, and build on that foundation for new initiatives. This flexibility is critical as we draw the blueprint for our AMI initiative," said Dr. Dirk Mahling, chief information officer, Seattle City Light.
  • "Utilities today are focused on agile operations and effective customer communications. We are pleased that Seattle City Light chose Oracle's enterprise-wide set of mission-critical solutions to help increase operational efficiency and improve the customer experience," said Rodger Smith, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Utilities.

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About Oracle Utilities
Oracle Utilities delivers proven software applications that help utilities of all types and sizes achieve competitive advantage, business performance excellence and a lower total cost of technology ownership. Oracle Utilities integrates industry-specific customer care and billing, network management, work and asset management, mobile workforce management and meter data management applications with the capabilities of Oracle's industry-leading enterprise applications, business intelligence tools, middleware, database technologies, as well as servers and storage. The software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver on environmental conservation commitments. Additionally, Oracle Utilities helps utilities prepare for smart metering and smart grid initiatives that enhance efficiency and provide critical intelligence metrics that can help drive more-informed energy and water usage decisions for consumers and businesses. For more information, visit www.oracle.com/goto/utilities.

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Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

About Oracle in Industries
Oracle industry solutions leverage the company's best-in-class portfolio of products to address complex business processes relevant to utilities, helping speed time to market, reduce costs, and gain a competitive edge.

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