2013 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor:
EnVerv is a fabless semiconductor company in the United States with locations in San Diego and San Jose and with sales offices worldwide. Our PLC solutions enable high performance communications via Low-Voltage (LV) and Medium-Voltage (MV) power lines with the goal of providing efficient and effective communications means for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) as well as other power line-based smart control and monitoring applications.
Lead Advisor:
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 261,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012.
Gold Sponsors:
Orga Systems
For 20+ years, Orga Systems’ portfolio of real time products and consulting services has been designed for living in a connected world. Scalable architecture, outstanding performance, lowest rating latency and consequent customer-centricity ensure reliable access to any kind of cross vertical NG services for 400+M subscribers in Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe. Worldwide 40+ telecommunications providers, energy suppliers, car manufacturers, automotive and logistics companies rely on Orga Systems and achieve reduced OPEX, real time-to-market, short-termed ROI as well as beneficial access to new value chains and profitable M2M revenue streams. Take the shortcut to monetize the digital life in real time:
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare as well as providing infrastructure solutions, primarily for cities and metropolitan areas. For over 165 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. The company is the world’s largest provider of environmental technologies. Around 40 percent of its total revenue stems from green products and solutions. In fiscal 2012, which ended on September 30, 2012, revenue from continuing operations was €78.3 billion and income from continuing operations was €5.2 billion. At the end of September 2012, Siemens had around 370,000 employees worldwide on the basis of continuing operations.
Silver Sponsor:
Applied Materials
Varian Power Systems, a division of the Varian Semiconductor Equipment Business Unit of Applied Materials, Inc.. Applied Materials is the global leader providing innovative equipment, services and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries Applied has over 14,000 employees in 87 locations in 19 countries with annual revenue in excess of $11 Billion. Applied has the intellectual capital, financial resources and capability to help customers integrate and manufacture advanced technology around the world. Varian Power Systems (VPS) develops and manufactures critical power system solutions for the utility market. These solutions combine the company’s visionary leadership with experience in high voltage engineering design, power systems integration and systems engineering. Varian Power Systems has developed a portfolio of Fault Current Limiting Technologies using both Superconducting and Solid State technologies. Product platform mitigates and suppresses fault currents up to 80% from voltages ranging from 13.8KV – 345KV.
Bronze Sponsor:
Hitachi, Ltd.(TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan,is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2012(ended March 31, 2013) consolidated revenues totalled 9,041 billion yen ($96.1 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, industrial, transportation and urban development systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website.