The Utility’s Guide to Evaluating Network as a Service (NaaS)

How to carefully select the best end-to-end hosted solution for your utility network.

The AMI network is the backbone to your daily business operations. Utilities must carefully consider many factors when choosing a Network as a Service (NaaS) provider. This white paper serves as a tool to guide your decision making process. Understand what to look for, questions to ask, and options to consider as you research communication networks, infrastructure and managed service providers.

In this white paper, we’ve distilled an abundance of critical information into an easy-to-follow guide. Use this tool to learn:

  • Which types of utilities are best suited for a NaaS solution.
  • Key questions to ask yourself before getting started.
  • Considerations for funding, security, reliability and network technology.

This white paper also provides a worksheet to guide your research and NaaS evaluation process.