Trilliant Acquires SkyPilot Networks

Posted by NAW Staff on May 29, 2009 No Comments
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Redwood City, Calif.-based Trilliant Inc., a provider of smart-grid solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations and renewable resource integration, has acquired Santa Clara-based SkyPilot Networks Inc., a provider of long-range wireless mesh broadband equipment.

SkyPilot has redefined broadband wireless through a patented system that achieves high bandwidth and 100% coverage using standards-based, wireless architecture. Utilities, service providers, public service agencies and municipalities have used SkyPilot solutions to economically deploy wireless broadband applications in challenging environments worldwide, according to Trilliant.

‘SkyPilot's proven wireless backhaul solution for the electric utility market has great synergy with Trilliant's products,’ says Paul Gordon, president and CEO of SkyPilot. ‘SkyPilot products provide secure, private, Internet-grade wireless backhaul for Trilliant's SecureMesh advanced metering infrastructure products, as well as for all other grid devices.’

SkyPilot has over 500 customers in 50 countries – utilities, wireless Internet service providers and municipal agencies – with total deployments exceeding 50,000 devices.

SOURCE: Trilliant Inc.

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