Landis+Gyr Wins 2013 IBM Beacon Award for Best Industry Solution for Energy & Utilities

Landis+Gyr Wins 2013 IBM Beacon Award for Best Industry Solution for Energy &

IBM Beacon Awards recognize IBM Business Partners for their technical
excellence, industry expertise, and innovative solutions.

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2013

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr was named a winner of the
2013 IBM Beacon Award for Best Industry Solution for Energy & Utilities. Each
year this honor is awarded to recognize a select number of IBM Business
Partners who have delivered not only innovative solutions but also have set
the standards for business excellence, ingenuity, and creation of an
exceptional client experience.

"Landis+Gyr and IBM share a global vision to improve energy management by
leveraging smart grid data and analytics to help utilities understand, in near
real time, consumer energy demands," said Richard Mora, Landis+Gyr's President
and CEO for the Americas Region. "Our Gridstream portfolio is delivering on
that vision by providing utilities with the ability to optimize smart meter
data enhancing a wide variety of their operations, such as improved outage
response, assessing transformer utilization and identifying other nontechnical

The Beacon Awards are a vital element of IBM's Business Partner recognition
program. Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Las Vegas
and selected by leading industry influencers and IBM executives from among
hundreds of nominations, IBM's Beacon Awards recognize IBM Business Partners
who have demonstrated business excellence in delivering IBM-based solutions
resulting in client transformation and business growth. This year's awards
recognized Business Partner achievements across 30 award categories.

"Every day, IBM Business Partners around the world provide innovative
solutions to their clients based on IBM products and services," said Mark
Hennessy, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners. "The winners of this
year's Beacon Awards are Business Partners who not only delivered superior
innovation through their award winning solution, but also offered unique
client value by using their skills and expertise to deliver the business
capabilities their clients need to achieve success in their own business
ventures. We congratulate Landis+Gyr on winning the Beacon Award for Best
Industry Solution for Energy & Utilities and demonstrating its ability to
enhance utility operations with smart data and analytics for current and
future programs."

For more information about the IBM Beacon Awards, including information about
winners and finalists, please visit

To learn more about IBM PartnerWorld, a comprehensive program that offers
marketing and sales resources, training, certification and technical support
to help create new revenue and market opportunities for IBM Business Partners,
visit To find an IBM Business Partner with a
particular set of skills, a technology reseller or a consultant with industry
expertise, visit the Business Partner Locator at:

About Landis+Gyr
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management
products tailored to energy company needs and unique in its ability to deliver
true end-to-end advanced metering solutions. Today, the Company offers the
broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering
industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With
annualized sales of more than US$1.6 billion, Landis+Gyr, an independent
growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and 40% owned by the
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, operates in 30 countries across five
continents, and employs 5,200 people with the sole mission of helping the
world manage energy better. More information is available at

SOURCE Landis+Gyr

Contact: Dan Jacobson, Landis+Gyr, +1-218-562-5195,
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