Itron earns Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award for smart city efforts

Itron recently announced that has been honored with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award for the smart city market.

LIBERTY LAKE, WA, Jan. 26, 2015 -- Today, Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a technology and services company, announced that has been honored with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award for the smart city market.

The award recognizes Itron's smart city growth strategy and excellence in implementation. It commends the company's market expansion, consistently-diversified offerings, year-over-year growth in customer wins, and repeat business.

Itron offers smart technologies as the foundation for smart cities, enabling cities, utilities and citizens to use information and communications to enhance livability, workability and sustainability.

The company's Itron Riva solution, a recently announced offering that will contribute to connecting millions of devices in cities, delivers revolutionary edge intelligence and adaptive communications technology to enable automated decision-making at the edge of the smart grid network.

Itron is helping create a breakthrough sensing ecosystem to enable growth in global markets ranging from smart cities to the Internet of Things. Frost & Sullivan follows a 10-step process to evaluate award candidates and assess their fit with select best-practice criteria.

For the Company of the Year Award, Frost & Sullivan analysts independently evaluated two key factors: visionary innovation and performance and customer impact. Itron was recognized with the award during the 2015 Excellence in Best Practices Awards Gala on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Hilton San Diego in the city of San Diego, Calif.

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About Itron

Itron is a technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. We provide comprehensive solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Our broad product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement devices and control technology; communications systems; software; as well as managed and consulting services. The company has thousands of employees supporting nearly 8,000 customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.itron.com.

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