Huawei and Oracle have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the two companies jointly provide smart power solutions for its customers.

The ‘Power IoT Ecosystem Partnership’ will bring together the marketing and sales of Huawei’s AMI (advanced metering infrastructure) solution with Oracle’s Utilities Meter Data Management (MDM), Utilities Smart Grid Gateway (SGG) and related Oracle Utilities products.

The two companies will cooperate around customer requirements, with both parties having access to Huawei’s ICT products and solutions, and Oracle’s research and development, implementation, and outsourcing resources in the utility industry.

It is hoped this collaboration will help power and grid companies to improve customer experiences and operational efficiency, whilst saving energy and reducing emissions.

Both companies have developed their offerings using open architecture, and the interconnectivity of the solutions has been previously tested, with successful integration testing of Huawei’s AMI solution ‘Head End System’ and Oracle’s Utilities MDM and Utilities SSG.

Based on the success of this integration testing, Huawei – which is a Platinum partner in Oracle’s partner network – and Oracle have agreed to continue cooperation, which the two companies hope will “help boost global grid construction and leverage global knowledge around utilities’ maturity and direction”.

In a statement, Huawei’s Energy Solution Managing Director Cong Peijin said: “We plan to increase strategic investment in solution construction, market expansion projects and joint marketing, conduct the cooperation deeply and consistently, and to finally achieve a win-win business situation.”

Oracle’s Greater China Regional Senior Director of Sales Stuart Shaw added: “Oracle is looking forward to working together with Huawei in marketing, sales and technology to take the AMI solution into the target sectors.”