|The Administration and Provision Web Application
The Administration and Provision Web Application is the utility’s control hub for NEXGEN Cloud software. It manages meters, customer accounts, users, applications and networks. It controls access to various software applications and manages authentication and authorization for high security and provides a traceable chain of events for critical functions.
The administration part of the application handles access and the authority hierarchy. It manages access to NEXGEN Cloud web applications by utility customer service, field operations and administrative personal. It also manages some business processes like remote service connect/disconnect.
The provision part of the application handles the meter Initialization and updating function. Working in conjunction with the Mobile Deployment Manager, it handles the installation of tariffs, calendars and other critical data. It verifies the status of each meter in the system with a traceable history as to when the action occurred and what was done.