Demand for more energy continues to increase and electrical power underpins today’s economies throughout the world. Any loss of power results in decreased production, lost time, and additional cost to businesses. This puts a lot of pressure on utility companies to upgrade their aging supply infrastructure. This white paper addresses the current status of the electric grid, explains why upgrading to a Smart Grid is necessary, discusses the importance of the communication network’s role in this migration, and offers prescriptions for success in a smooth evolutionary path. Download it today!