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Technology Adoption, Simplified
Connecting Utilities and Technology
Doing more with less—without sacrificing quality or safety. It’s the reality that every utility faces due to tighter budgets, declining revenue, and reduced staff. And while technologies are available to achieve this goal, utilities often don’t know where to turn to find trustworthy technologies that enable more control, more efficiency and the capability to engage with customers. Meanwhile, with the fragmented nature of the water sector making technology adoption a costly and time-consuming undertaking for many technology innovators, many valuable products are never shared with the utilities that need them the most.
Introducing the FATHOM Store
The FATHOM Store is the first ever, data-rich online marketplace uniquely designed for the water sector. This revolutionary technology ecosystem enables utilities to procure technology and for technology providers to reach utilities and represents the simplest, fastest and least risky way for utilities to adopt technology to solve the challenges facing our industry.
The FATHOM Store, built upon our highly scalable, secure data integration platform, is driven from our own firsthand experience with the technology gap in water utilities. Our technology marketplace connects utilities with technology providers, creating a community that is designed to accelerate technology adoption and revolutionize how utilities get the best operational and customer engagement tools from technology providers with little or no risk. A true win-win situation.
“FATHOM is the Apple of the water industry: they now let other tech companies use their platform to ‘do smart things with water meter data’. This is a truly radical move and will provide a breakthrough in the rate at which smart technologies are launched and greatly increase their chances of success.”
–Piers Clark, chairman of Isle Group and former commercial director at Thames Water
Benefits to Utilities
- Simple, easy and risk-free way to purchase new technology
- Streamlined purchasing and billing process
- Built on a scalable, secure, open architecture data platform, FATHOM Prime
- Zero integration effort: rapid adoption with no risk and reduced costs
- Solves the growing data integration issues across utility IT Infrastructure, serving as a central repository for all disparate utility data
- A means for utilities to harness all their data in a geo-spatial, time-synchronized format in the FATHOM cloud
- Technology online market uniquely designed specifically for the water sector to help accelerate technology adoption
- Enables the incremental adoption of technology and Internet of Things (IoT) for water, including pressure, flow, quality, temperature, and leak sensors and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
- Instant access to valuable and innovative, vetted, pre-integrated and demonstrated technologies from around the world
Benefits to Technology Providers
- Direct channel to market to over 4 million meters in the United States
- Removes the hurdles of slow and costly integrations
- Removes the hurdles of contracting and long-term procurement processes
- Centralized cloud-based hosting, access and exchange of data, including utility data, meter data, Internet of Things (IoT) data, as well as useful public data bases, in a geo-spatial and time-synchronized format
- Open APIs for exchange of data to enhance product functionality
- Pre-implementation of data for simplified implementations
- Reduces the risk of a business opportunity failing during the sales cycle
- Assists technology companies in migrating their business model to a service model to simplify purchasing
- Opportunities to prove value propositions and document successes through testimonials and case studies supported by innovative water utilities
- Matches early stage technology companies to friendly test beds
- Participate in a collaborative and innovative marketplace designed for water utilities
How it Works
The FATHOM Store has been designed from the ground up to be easy to use and risk-free for utilities and technology providers alike. Through the data integration layer provided via FATHOM Prime, any technology integrated into FATHOM through the FATHOM Store is guaranteed to be compatible with our architecture and APIs.
The FATHOM Store is really as simple as 1, 2, and 3
Technology vendors exchange data with the FATHOM Prime platform
FATHOM vets each offering and pre-integrates into our platform
FATHOM utility clients can browse and purchase through the FATHOM Store
Interested in learning more about the FATHOM Store?
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