Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited(UPPCL) won the DCD Best in India Award 2018 in the Category – Cloud Migration of the Year. UPPCL has also made it to the finalist round of the DCD Asia Pacific Awards 2018.
UPPCL is the transmission and distribution utility in India’s largest state Uttar Pradesh. Its 5 DISCOMs serve more than 20 million consumers with connected load of 35 GW and energy sales of about 55,000 MU per year. Fluentgrid implemented its smart utility product suite comprising of CIS, CRM, RPS, MWM and BI products on cloud for UPPCL’s four DISCOMs namely DVVNL, MVVNL, PVVNL and PuVVNL. The landmark cloud implementation covering nearly 12.5 million consumers was completed in record time for a project of this size and complexity.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Murali Krishna Gannamani, Managing Director and CEO of Fluentgrid appreciated the efforts of his delivery team and other Fluentians while congratulating UPPCL management and staff for winning the DCD Best in India Award 2018 and wishing them the best for being shortlisted as the finalist for the forthcoming DCD Asia Pacific Award 2018 scheduled at Singapore.
The criteria for getting the Award was to find out which organization has demonstrated an innovative or pioneering approach to cloud adoption especially when migrating from the traditional data center environment and one that best matches business objectives to corporate requirements in terms of risk, availability and security.
The DCD Awards were instituted by the Datacenter Dynamics organization who are into the business of data centers and are conducting such events in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America.