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Another Top 10 US Utility Selects SUBNET Smart Grid Technology

SUBNET Solutions Inc. | November 18, 2011

One of the 10 largest utilities in the United States has selected SUBNET’s comprehensive secure substation gateway and IED management solution to manage substation devices. This deal marks the 9th of the top 10 US utilities now using SUBNET technology.

SUBNET Solutions Inc. (“SUBNET”), a leading utility industry provider of secure, real time data acquisition, automation and cyber security solutions has been awarded a significant contract for a secure substation gateway project from a large North American utility. In partnership with World Wide Technology, Inc. (“WWT”), a Cisco Gold partner and market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, SUBNET will implement its latest PowerSYSTEM Center™ and SubSTATION Server™ data gateway solutions.

SUBNET’s PowerSYSTEM Center will enable the utility to centrally manage a diverse array of multi-vendor intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) while providing three core functions: system wide IED configuration change management, IED access control security and IED password management security.

SUBNET, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, uses Microsoft SharePoint 2010 as the core technology for its flagship product, PowerSYSTEM Center. The combined solution provides utilities a world class workflow collaboration environment to manage substations, equipment, and devices.

“We are delighted that SUBNET’s specifically multi-vendor unified grid intelligence solution has been selected for such a significant project with one of the largest utilities in North America”, says Ameen Hamdon, President of SUBNET. “We’re also excited to partner with technology leaders WWT, Cisco and Microsoft to deliver some of the most advanced smart grid operational technologies for utilities.”

SUBNET works with global technology leaders to create multi-vendor interoperability solutions for utilities. These solutions enable utilities to implement smart grid solutions to operate power grids much more efficiently and securely than ever before which in turn improves reliability and customer satisfaction.

WWT specializes in delivering and supporting advanced technology solutions in the areas of data center and virtualization, unified communication and collaboration, mobility and borderless networks, and security. The company has strategic partnerships with some of the world’s leading technology manufacturers including Cisco, Citrix, EMC, HP, NetApp and VMware. WWT also offers a complete array of configuration and integration services and a full suite of advanced logistics, inventory management and supply chain solutions.

About SUBNET
SUBNET Solutions Inc. is a global software solutions provider for electrical utilities. SUBNET focuses on Making Power Grids More Intelligent®. Founded in 1992, SUBNET is an industry leader providing intelligent solutions that securely connect real time electrical utility field information with utility business systems to enable Smart Grid solutions. Over 200 utilities worldwide rely on SUBNET software to safely manage and monitor thousands of substations. SUBNET is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a Cisco Developer Network Connected Energy Partner. Visit http://www.SUBNET.com for more information.

About WWT
World Wide Technology, Inc. (“WWT”) is a systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to the commercial, government and telecom sectors. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc. (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS‎); NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT); and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 1,700 people and operates more than 1.5 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in 30 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit http://www.wwt.com.

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Brian Neufeld
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Edward Levens
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Tel: +1 (919) 346-5531
eslevens@propelmg.com

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