Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Advanced Distribution Management Systems

Published: 10 April 2017

ID: G00303442

Analyst(s): Zarko Sumic


The complex impacts of distributed energy resources, such as solar photovoltaic, are expanding the requirements for advanced distribution management system products. Utility CIOs should use this research to analyze the changing vendor landscape and to optimize their grid operations.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • ABB (Network Manager ADMS)
    • Advanced Control Systems (PRISM)
    • GE (e-terra ADMS)
    • GE (PowerOn ADMS)
    • Oracle (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 and Support Operators
    • Track and Restore Service
    • Operate, Analyze & Optimize Network
    • Integrate Solar PV and Microgrids
    • Collaborate With Mobile Workers
    • Report Performance and 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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