CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#OTMB–LiveData Utilities, Inc., a provider of smart grid integration solutions
for the utilities industry, today announced the addition of Chis DiTrani
as Principal Solutions Architect. LiveData Utilities real-time dataflow
engines are the trusted choice for hundreds of utilities across the
world. DiTrani will be working with the company’s customers to solve
complex integration challenges utilities face as they integrate an
ever-increasing system of systems represented by distributed energy
resources, such as microgrids and renewables.
Electric power generation and distribution companies use LiveData
Utilities Real-Time Integration™ (RTI) Server as the platform for
establishing bi-directional communication and interoperability
throughout Smart Grid operational technology networks. RTI Server is a
OT-centric real-time data flow engine that can handle massive amounts of
data – supporting embedded logic, monitoring, control, and reporting
capabilities. LiveData Utilities Operational Technology Message Bus
(OTMB) software architectural pattern integrates Operational Technology
systems, IT systems, Distributed Energy Resources, and traditional grid
systems in a secure, scalable and low cost of ownership environment.
“Bringing Chris aboard will allow us to better serve our customer and
engage in more complex integrations for new projects and serving
existing customers,” said Brad Harkavy, General Manager of LiveData
Utilities. “His proven track record will help us anticipate customer
demands, and keep our level service at the high level that customers
have come to expect.”
Formerly the Director of Engineering at LiveData Healthcare, DiTrani
rounds-out the Professional Services team at LiveData Utilities. Prior
to joining LiveData Healthcare to lead the engineering, implementation,
and product support teams, DiTrani held development and management
positions at several startup technology companies in the Boston area,
including Cambridge Signal Technologies and Microsystems Software.
RTI is the on-ramp to real-time analytics solutions across the utility
industry. By employing RTI Server and OTMB, utilities are able to
integrate IIoT technology alongside legacy devices – natively supporting
modern and legacy protocols. DiTrani will work to improve upon existing
capabilities while enriching offerings based on customer requirements
With a secure architecture that meets NERC CIP requirements, LiveData
Utilities RTI Server platform provides a flexible framework that is
easily scaled to integrate and accommodate diverse data types,
protocols, and data standards. For example, it provides the Integration
mechanisms for disparate Operational Technology systems including EMS,
OMS, DMS, SCADA, MDMS, DERMS and GMS systems.
About LiveData Utilities
LiveData Utilities solutions are
the trusted choice for hundreds of electric power utilities across the
world. The company’s real-time middleware and dataflow engines
continuously monitor, synthesize, and respond to highly complex,
multi-faceted processes in real-time, spanning a broad mix of
distributed devices, diverse vendor systems, protocols, and databases.
Our products manage OT integration complexity so our customers don’t
have to. LiveData understands the applications that monitor and control
operations—SCADA, DCS, EMS, OMS, DERMS; and how to flow data to and
between them, across all major public and proprietary protocols
Center Communications Protocol (ICCP
per IEC60870-6 TASE.2), OPC, DNP3, IEC 61850, Modbus, Web
Services, ActiveMQ, Allen-Bradley, PG&E, etc. Additional information is
available at www.LiveDataUtilities.com.
LiveData Utilities, Inc.
Edward Bride, 413-442-7718