An end-to-end meter data collection (MDC) and meter data management (MDM) solution, EIServer version 9.1 includes support for new access security and topology configurations, extended device management options, as well as the ability to load multiple profiles from meters, AltEnergyMag reports.

Elster Product Management Software and Services head Dimitri Degraeve said, "Elster’s EIServer version 9.1 has been designed specifically to support utilities needing to meet new market demands as smart metering rollouts gather pace across Europe and worldwide."

EIServer version 9.1 also includes an enhanced web portal with management dashboard incorporating standard key performance indicators (KPIs) for data collection, validation, and exception-based reporting to help utilities lower their operational costs through powerful automation and maximum efficiency.

Available as an ISO 27001 certified cloud-hosted platform or on premise solution, the new version also supports IEC 61968-9 CIM and CIM IEC 61970, which enables a flexible and seamless integration with any enterprise architecture.

In addition, EIServer version 9.1 supports over 180 device protocols, device language message specification (DLMS) and ANSI C12, the core international standards providing the interface between devices and meter collection points.