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NRTC Named Itron Engage Champion

Randy Sukow / Nov 1, 2021

Itron honored NRTC by naming it an “Itron Engage Champion” during its recent online 2021 Sales Channel Partner Conference. Itron is a long-time NRTC advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) partner. During the conference awards ceremony, the company was especially grateful for NRTC’s recent efforts to help develop a part Itron’s its sales channel process.

“What makes an Itron Engage Champion? It’s a partner that embodies the spirit of the program – their proactive engagement with the Itron team, their promotion of the Itron solutions and their collaboration with other Itron partners to deliver solutions,” said Tammy Zucco, Itron’s Area VP, Indirect Channels, Public Power, Smart Cities, who co-hosted the conference awards ceremony with Mike Zimmer, VP, Sales. “This partner achieved all three of these objectives.”

Zucco also thanked NRTC “for putting up with the many hours with our lawyers and all of the conference calls we had to do to get this new channel partner agreement standardized.” Itron has a total of 63 sales channel partners in North America in three tiers. It ranks 47 partners as “Engage Certified” and 15 as “Engage Advanced.” NRTC is the lone channel partner in the highest “Engage Expert” tier.

NRTC Smart Grid Solutions has extensive experience deploying Itron Gen5 technology for AMI solutions, which enable two-way communications compatible with multiple electric meters brands and gather data to support several smart grid technologies.

For more information, contact smartgrid@nrtc.coop.

 


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