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Gemalto, Oracle and V2COM Collaborate to Deliver M2M Technology for Smart Grid Solutions in Latin America



  Gemalto, Oracle and V2COM Collaborate to Deliver M2M Technology for Smart
  Grid Solutions in Latin America

Business Wire

AMSTERDAM -- September 24, 2013

Regulatory News:

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security,
announces that it is working with Oracle and V2COM, a leading developer of
Smart Grid systems, in delivering a flexible smart energy solution. This
advanced Smart Grid Platform leveraging Gemalto’s Cinterion modules with
Oracle Java ME Embedded and Oracle Java SE Embedded, will help to modernize
electrical power delivery throughout Latin America. The unique combination of
data security and modular, Java-based solutions will help enable leading-edge
smart metering, along with “big data” integration and power network
automation, to improve overall energy efficiency, as well as quality of
service for utility companies.

V2COM’s innovative solution uses Gemalto’s Cinterion modules with Oracle Java
ME Embedded to securely and reliably communicate energy usage data over
wireless networks. These modules seamlessly communicate with V2COM’s
Intellligenceware Suite, which uses Oracle Java SE Embedded, Oracle Utilities
Meter Data Management (MDM) and GlassFish Server Open Source Edition to
connect meter and sensor data into back-end utility IT systems. This allows
electric companies to reduce energy losses and fraudulent incidents by
improving remote monitoring and management of energy consumption. Quality of
service to customers is also improved with faster response times when outages
or other issues occur. The intelligent design is scalable, flexible and
robust, and can be quickly customized to the individual demands of local
market energy providers.

“Gemalto’s M2M solutions integrate seamlessly with V2COM and Oracle’s
technologies. Together, we provide a simple, scalable and cost-effective smart
energy architecture,” said Nandini Ramani, vice president of development, Java
Platform, Oracle. “Supported by the world’s largest community of developers
and deployed in over three billion devices worldwide, Java enables smart
energy companies to rapidly create and adapt sophisticated M2M solutions that
improve business. V2COM also works very closely with our dedicated Utilities
Business Unit, implementing the leading Oracle Utilities Meter Data Management
solution, which is key to the successful rollout of smart meters. It offers
scalable, robust functionality, together with a full suite of analytics, to
support utilities in Brazil and across the world.”

“We relied on Gemalto’s market-proven security expertise to design a solution
that is unique in the market for safeguarding the integrity of the power grid
infrastructure,” said Guilherme Spina, Managing Director, V2COM. “This
solution is already deployed in various countries across Latin America,
including Brazil which currently has 69 million installed energy meters and
adds six to seven million new meters every year. In Colombia, for example,
automated network management reduced response times to issues like power
outages by 40 percent.”

“The modernization of the Brazilian electricity network requires a $23 billion
investment by 2030 for various operational and technical improvements
including smart meters, billing automation and quality control,” added Ramzi
Abdine, Regional Manager for M2M at Gemalto Latin America. “Gemalto’s
extensive expertise in smart metering and remote monitoring, and its
customizable, reliable Java-based technology enable our customers to offer the
most comprehensive solutions to utility companies that are upgrading their
systems.”

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates.

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security
with 2012 annual revenues of €2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees
operating out of 83 offices and 13 Research & Development centers, located in
43 countries.

We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of
people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop,
bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable
and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile
services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy
protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and
dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded
software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms
and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the
trusted end-user services made possible.

Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital
services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number
of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.

For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com,
blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.

Contact:

Gemalto Media Contacts:
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Peggy Edoire, +33 4 42 36 45 40
peggy.edoire@gemalto.com
or
Asia Pacific
Pierre Lelievre, +65 6317 3802
pierre.lelievre@gemalto.com
or
North America
Nicole Smith, +1-512-758-8921
nicole.smith@gemalto.com
or
Latin America
Ernesto Haikewitsch, +55 11 5105 9220
ernesto.haikewitsch@gemalto.com
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