Customized Energy Solutions Selects Encore Networks For SCADA Application

May 22, 2012 / News & Updates

CES Will Package Encore’s Rugged BANDIT™ Routers With Their Suite Of Modular Data Acquisition Services

Chantilly, VA. May 21, 2012 — Encore Networks, a leader in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) solutions for fixed and wireless communications, today announced that Customized Energy Solutions (Customized) has selected Encore’s line of commercial and temperature hardened BANDIT™ routers to be packaged with their industrial-grade suite of modular data acquisition services built on utility industry standard protocols.

Encore’s BANDIT™ family of rugged utility routers is designed for SCADA and M2M applications found in the harshest of network environments. Used in locations where environmental controls are limited such as power distribution sub-stations and refineries, the BANDIT™ ensures secure, high throughput data over fixed wireline or wireless network connections.

“Many Utility companies already use the BANDIT for secure control and monitoring SCADA applications,” said Kevin Komara, Manager of Data Acquisition Services for Customized. “With the BANDIT now being bundled with our SCADA-RT and SecureNet-RT communication tools, our data collection, dissemination and control capabilities can be flexible enough to deploy into any harsh environment over any network connection.”

Recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by INC 500, Customized is an energy consulting company that provides value added services for their utility customers and clients. Established in 1998, Customized assists clients in managing the changes in the wholesale and retail electricity markets.

“Over the last fourteen years, Customized has built a solid reputation as a company that offers utilities ways to improve their bottom line by using technologies that enable them to effectively connect SCADA functions to the latest converged networks,” said Scott Burk, Sales Director for Encore Networks. “As a featured manufacturer, we are excited to join the Customized team as they provide utility companies more cost-effective networking solutions that can accommodate SCADA and additional energy management applications.

For more information about the Encore Networks line of rugged and commercial grade routers, visit e-mail or call 703-318-4325.

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About Encore Networks

Encore Networks is a leader in environmentally and electrical immunity hardened routers providing Internet Protocol (IP), SSL, IPSec, VPN, Firewall, Ethernet Switching and Legacy Protocol to IP interworking with an embedded cellular modem all in a single box solution. Encore’s BANDIT™ family of routers are designed and manufactured in the USA for mission critical applications in M2M, SCADA, Smart Grid, utilities, oil and gas, waste and water management, industrial, railroad, mass transit infrastructure, banking/ATM, point-of-sale and telemedicine applications. Encore is a member of the Virtual Private Network Consortium (VPNC), the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC), and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) and the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA).

About Customized Energy Solutions

Customized Energy Solutions (Customized) is at the forefront of competitive energy markets. Through consulting services and financial analysis, they enable competitive suppliers, technology providers, and utilities to prosper through change. Customized is committed to working with each client to analyze their needs, simplify the solutions, and implement an informed, fiscally responsible plan to help them navigate the complex energy markets.

Encore Networks Contact:
Scott Burk
Sales Director
Customized Energy Solutions Contact: Juan Diaz
Director, Business Development
Media Contact:
Tony Crane