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They m mean thi hsmet eer erw wililb be e rrea ead d2 24 4 ttim imes esp per erd day ay, iins nsttead ado off o onc nce ep per erm mon onth th. .G Giv ivin ingg c con onsu sume mers rsm mor ore e visibility into their i energgyy con osu umption and nd utitiliity c com ompa pani nies esa ad dee eepe perr u und nder ert stan andi ding ngo off ho ow f e ene nerg rgyy iis s bei eing ng us sed. eMeter worked with IBM B and is using ngP Pow wer erS Syste ems mTM TM and nd IBM BM app plica catit on na and nd serr vi vce cem man aag agement software to enable utilities to manage data from over 20 million smart meters m making readings eve ery hour---or more than four times the scale of other utilities industry b benchmarkks1. A smar ter business is built on smarter software, systems and ser vices. Let's build a smarter planet. ibm.com/meter 1. Based on published benchmark results. Results as of 9/13/10. Sources: IBM press release http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/29315.wss and eMeter press release http://www.emeter.com/2009/emeter-demonstrates-industry%E2%80%99s-most-scalable-smart-grid-management-capability/. IBM, the IBM logo, ibm.com, Power Systems, Smarter Planet and the planet icon are trademarks of International Business Machines Corp., registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. Other product and service names might be trademarks of IBM or other companies. A current list of IBM trademarks is available on the Web at www.ibm.com/legal/copytrade.shtml. International Business Machines Corporation 2010. readings for an average home for one year. A visualization of the data from eMeter's Sm Smar arte ter bus uin nes e sfor oa aS Sma m rtter P Pla ane et: What 27,383 computations per second mean to this energy meter.