Exceleron Software Inc. Joins Elster’s Partner Network

January 23, 2008

 

Raleigh, North Carolina

Elster Integrated Solutions (EIS), part of Elster Group, a world leader in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and integrated metering and utilization solutions to the gas, electricity and water industries, today announced that Exceleron Software Inc. has joined Elster Integrated Solutions’ Partner Network—an alliance program designed to strategically meld Elster’s complementary partners around its AMI solution for enhanced customer choice and continued support of the smart grid.

The strategic alliance between Elster and Exceleron will include joint customer solutions, along with robust marketing and sales efforts. Additionally, the two companies will work together on out-of-the-box integrations between the Elster EnergyAxis® AMI system and the Exceleron PAMS prepayment software.

“The combination of EnergyAxis’ state-of-the-art AMI solutions together with Exceleron’s extensive suite of prepaid management applications creates a powerful force in the industry,” said Bob Crenshaw, president, CEO and director of Exceleron Software Inc. “Our partnership with Elster will allow us to reach out to an even wider audience and introduce cost-effective, cutting-edge solutions that enable utilities to increase customer satisfaction by offering a variety of prepayment choices.”

“Our prepay partners are central to our strategy and how we deliver value to our customers,” said Sharon Allan, president of Elster Integrated Solutions. “We are thrilled about solidifying this relationship with Exceleron. The diverse suite of prepay applications they offer will provide measurable value to our broad base of utility customers.”