Sensus Recognized for Innovation at Smart Utility Summit


More than 150 utility executives honor FlexNet network with Best Smart Utility Solution award

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smart utilities are only as good as the networks that connect their assets, and the Sensus FlexNet® communication network has long served as the most advanced smart utility network available. For this reason and others, Sensus, a Xylem brand, has been honored by more than 150 utility executives with the Best Smart Utility Solution Award at the 2019 Smart Utility Summit (SUS).

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Members of the Sensus North America energy sales team accepted two Smart Utility Summit awards for Best Smart Utility Solution and Best Boardroom Presentation. (Photo: Business Wire)

Members of the Sensus North America energy sales team accepted two Smart Utility Summit awards for Best Smart Utility Solution and Best Boardroom Presentation. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Utilities continue to invest in smart communication technology to help lower costs, improve operational efficiency and deliver greater benefits to their customers,” said Sensus Vice President of Product Management Randolph Wheatley. “The FlexNet system provides fast, reliable and secure access to data for utilities. It is a tremendous honor that utility executives recognized our technology with this award.”

The FlexNet system is a two-way network that provides secure communication over a licensed spectrum. When used to connect Sensus smart meters and sensors, in conjunction with Sensus Analytics, the solution provides utilities with the data and insights they need to become smarter at every point.

The 2019 Smart Utility Summit was recently held in Phoenix, Arizona. At the event, more than 60 smart utility technology providers competed in three award categories—Best Smart Utility Solution, Smart Utility Vendor to Watch and Best Overall Boardroom Presentation—voted on by more than 150 executives from electricity utilities across North America. In addition to being named Best Smart Utility Solution, Sensus was also recognized with the Best Overall Boardroom Presentation award.

About Sensus

Sensus helps a wide range of public service providers—from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses—do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s approximately 17,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York, with 2018 revenue of $5.2 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at

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