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Competitive Analysis Before a company can properly identify the necessary steps to improving their competitive advantage it is essential to have a thorough understanding of the market they are functioning within and who are there main competitors. In the following document we will identify who Global Waters biggest competitors are, what products they produce, what their core competencies are and finally what the future market outlook is for Global Water based on this information. Competitors: The Sensus North America Water division provides technology solutions that enable utilities and consumers to conserve water. They are the world's largest manufacturer of water meters and have a substantial share of sales of automatic meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) devices through their sale of advanced systems to North American water utilities. Products Offered iPERL iPERL is a water management system that is more than simply a way to measure water flow. It claims to achieve better reliability, enhanced flexibility, and prevent resources from being wasted. FlexNet Advanced Metering Infrastructure An AMI solution offered solely be Sensus for utilities that specialize in customer service and pinpoint-accurate reads. It empowers electricity, gas, water or combination utilities with a way to increase meter reading efficiency, reduce overhead costs and enhance customer service. AquaSense This is Sensus's intelligent water management solution that combines their commercial metrology solutions with the FlexNet™ communication network, software and services to help utilities go beyond metering to achieve true intelligent water management. RadioRead
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Walk-by and drive-by solutions that use advanced radio frequency technology to achieve optimal range with low interference. It allows employees to receive crystal clear meter information from as far as several blocks away.
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  • Fall '11
  • Miller
  • Water industry, Public utility, Automatic meter reading, Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Flow meters, Badger meter

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