How a Fully Hosted and Managed Solution Can Mitigate the Risks Posed by an Aging Workforce

On Monday, September 17, 2018, a class-action lawsuit alleging age discrimination was filed on behalf of three former employees against IBM. The lawsuit alleges that “IBM has discriminated, and continues to discriminate, against its older workers, both by laying them off disproportionately to younger workers and by not hiring them for open positions.”

2018 – Owning Vs. Leasing Your Utility CIS, Revisited

Should you own or lease your information systems and architecture? It’s a debate that utilities have had for years now, and one we’ve discussed a bit, too. Vertex did some research on the pros and cons of both, just to see what’s changed. Interestingly, most of the information was old in technology-growth terms and, in many cases, out-of-date.

PR NEWSWIRE: Cloud for Utilities Adds New Advisory Board Member Guerry Waters, Vice President, Industry Strategy, Oracle Utilities

Cloud for Utilities today announced a new Advisory Board Member, Guerry Waters, Vice President, Oracle Utilities. Joining members from utility companies and leading technology firms, Waters will provide guidance regarding the direction of the Cloud for Utilities organization. “Cloud for Utilities is leading the march to the cloud for the utility industry through education and […]

PR NEWSWIRE: Cloud for Utilities Announces Calvin Butler Jr., CEO of BGE, as Summit Keynote Speaker

Cloud for Utilities today announced Calvin G. Butler Jr., Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), as a Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Cloud for Utilities Summit which will take place November 14 to 16 in Washington, DC. Mr. Butler will be speaking Thursday, November 15th. “At BGE, innovation is a […]

PR NEWSWIRE: Cloud For Utilities Announces Industry Consortium And Flagship Partner, Oracle

Cloud for Utilities today announced its Industry Consortium, which aligns industry thought leaders from utility companies and leading technology firms to establish best practices related to cloud computing and digital solutions for the utility industry. In addition, Cloud for Utilities announced a collaboration with Oracle — a flagship Technology Partner of the Cloud for Utilities […]

PRESS RELEASE: Cloud for Utilities Co-Founder Will Join ETS18 Panel on Cloud Technology

Washington— Rick Cutter, co-founder of both Cloud for Utilities and AAC Utility Partners, will be speaking at the ETS18 conference March 26-29 in Austin, Texas. With over twenty years of experience managing the delivery of technology solutions for Utilities, Cutter looks forward to contributing his expertise and view on the current cloud technology landscape to […]

Announcing Cloud for Utilities’ Second Annual Summit

Cloud for Utilities announces their second annual Cloud for Utilities Summit to be held November 14th through November 16th, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC. Cloud for Utilities is the first organization that is focused on cloud business models and technologies exclusively for the utility industry.

Cloud for Utilities 2017 Summit

Cloud for Utilities hosted the inaugural Cloud for Utilities Summit at the Mayflower Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. This year’s summit focused on pressing industry issues, including, but not limited to: cybersecurity, legal considerations, regulatory and financial issues, the cloud decision-making process, cloud-to-cloud integration, and more.

PRESS RELEASE: Vertex CEO Andrew Jornod discusses latest VertexOne products at C4U2017

Vertex CEO Andrew Jornod discusses latest Vertex One products

PRESS RELEASE: Aerstone Releases Amp Up!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ROCKVILLE, Maryland — October 25, 2017 — Quest Consultants LLC DBA Aerstone today announced the release of Amp Up!, a twelve step comprehensive approach to utility company cyberdefense. Aerstone’s Amp Up!© steps are based on the Center for Internet Security’s CIS Controls, specifically adapted for the utility space. As a key part […]