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Alstom Grid and Intel have signed a global agreement to work together on solutions and technologies for smart grids and smart cities. According to the companies, they will focus on embedded intelligence and IT systems security to facilitate a fast roll-out of new architectures for future grids.

"We are very excited to team with Intel to tackle the challenges presented by embedded intelligence and smart grid security, two of the key game-changers for the deployment of future grids," says Patrick Plas, Alstom Grid's senior vice president for power electronics and automation.

“Intel’s subsidiaries McAfee will help us reach our next step in the smart grid challenge, with specialised know-how in software solutions for cybersecurity management and embedded technologies.”





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