Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Advanced Distribution Management Systems

Published: 14 March 2016

ID: G00276837

Analyst(s): Zarko Sumic , Randy Rhodes


ADMS products show significant progress. However, buyer requirements have expanded as well, due to the complex effects of solar PV growth and the impacts of other distributed energy resources. Utility CIOs can use this analysis to understand changing vendor strengths and capabilities.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • ABB (Network Manager DMS)
    • Advanced Control Systems (PRISM)
    • GE (e-terra ADMS)
    • GE (PowerOn ADMS)
    • Oracle (Oracle Utilities NMS)
    • OSI (Spectra ADMS)
    • Schneider Electric (ADMS)
    • Siemens (Spectrum Power ADMS)
    • Survalent Technology (Survalent One)
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Create, Maintain & Display Network
    • Train & Support Operators
    • Track & Restore Service
    • Operate, Analyze & Optimize Network
    • Integrate Solar PV & Microgrids
    • Collaborate With Mobile Workers
    • Report Performance & Reliability
  • Use Cases
    • Improve Outage Response
    • Optimize Grid Operation
    • Manage DER Impacts
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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