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Magic Quadrant for Advanced Distribution Management Systems

Published: 17 March 2015

ID: G00263408

Analyst(s): Randy Rhodes, Zarko Sumic


Utilities must select the best technology partner to modernize distribution grid operations and satisfy rising customer expectations. Our updated Magic Quadrant evaluates vendor capabilities in this global market.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Core Functions (Monitor and Operate)
  • Outage Management (Track and Restore)
  • Network Management (Analyze and Optimize)

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • ABB
    • Advanced Control Systems
    • Alstom Grid
    • GE Energy Management
    • Indra
    • Oracle
    • OSI
    • Schneider Electric
    • Siemens
    • Survalent Technology
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

  • The Development of ADMS Vendor Capabilities

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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