Silver Spring Networks Wins 2012 Product of the Year Award

Silver Spring Networks Wins 2012 Product of the Year Award

Pioneering Gen4 Networking Technology Honored as a Catalyst for Smart Grid Innovation

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYS: SSNI) , a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, today announced that its Gen4 networking technology was honored with a Smart Grid 2012 Product of the Year award from TMCNet and Crossfire Media. Silver Spring's Gen4 networking technology delivers greater flexibility and choice to utilities, enabling them to meet new challenges and serve their customer demands more effectively and efficiently.

"We are proud that our Gen4 networking technology was awarded TMCNet's Smart Grid Product of the Year," said Anil Gadre, Executive Vice President of Products, Silver Spring Networks. "This innovation, the fourth generation of our pioneering IPv6 networking technology, fulfills our promise of 'Any Transport, Any Territory, Any Endpoint, Any Application.' It enables utilities to cost effectively cover their entire service territory and support multiple smart grid applications on one integrated, secure, and centrally managed IP network, with industry-leading performance. It's a great honor to be recognized as the networking leader in this dynamic, global market."

"It is my pleasure to recognize Silver Spring Networks with the Smart Grid Product of the Year Award for its contribution to the advancement of smart grid technologies," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMCNet. "I look forward to seeing more innovation from Silver Spring Networks in the years to come."

Silver Spring's Gen4 networking technology delivers innovations such as Micromesh™, which combines cellular and mesh connectivity, and gear shifting, which dynamically optimizes between performance and range. The flexibility, reliability, and increased performance of the Gen4 networking technology enables utilities and others building smart infrastructure to support ever more demanding applications. For more information on Gen4 and Silver Spring solutions, please visit

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About Silver Spring Networks

Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. Silver Spring's pioneering IPv6 networking platform, with 16.5 million Silver Spring enabled devices delivered, is connecting utilities to homes and business throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring's innovative solutions enable utilities to gain operational efficiencies, improve grid reliability, and empower consumers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver Spring Networks' customers include major utilities around the globe such as Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, CPS Energy, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Progress Energy, and Singapore Power, among others. To learn more, please visit

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