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Trimble Partners with Leading Power System Analysis
Software Provider to Enhance its Energy Solutions for Electric Utilities

Collaboration with DIgSILENT Strengthens Power System Analysis and Engineering Analysis Capabilities

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 13, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it is partnering with DIgSILENT GmbH of Germany, an industry leading developer of highly specialized power system analysis software and services, to enhance its energy solutions for electric utilities.

With DIgSILENT add-on capabilities integrated with Trimble Energy software solutions, electric utility customers will be able to perform a wide range of DIgSILENT PowerFactory® network calculation functionalities directly from Trimble Network Information System (NIS) and Distribution Management System (DMS) solutions and use the calculation results in utility network planning and operations.

Additional DIgSILENT PowerFactory functionality with Trimble Energy solutions include optional modules for load-flow, short-circuit analysis, and power quality and reliability assessment, which also supports U.S. standards for asymmetric networks.

"We are excited to work with DIgSILENT to integrate its high-end power system analysis capabilities with our Network Information and Distribution Management solutions," said Kai Lehtinen, general manager of Trimble Energy & Public Administration. "We can now provide our customers with fluent and streamlined planning workflows from long-range planning and investment management to technical and construction planning. The integration enables fast and efficient supply restoration workflows for the utilities' dispatch personnel using the Trimble DMS outage management tools."

"As a leading provider of power system analysis engine solutions, we look forward to the new Trimble integrated product suite," said Martin Schmieg, CEO and president of DIgSILENT GmbH. "Our long-term dedication in providing world-class power system analysis solutions to the global electric utilities market has enabled success and installations in over 130 countries. PowerFactory capabilities combined with Trimble leading-edge NIS and DMS solutions will now enable a unique set of planning and outage management tools for electric utilities in the North America market as well."


DIgSILENT GmbH is a software and consulting company providing highly specialized services in the field of electrical power systems for transmission, distribution, generation, industrial plants and renewable energies. DIgSILENT develops leading integrated power system analysis software covering the full range of standard and highly sophisticated applications. DIgSILENT has set standards and trends in power system modeling, analysis and simulation for more than 25 years. DIgSILENT GmbH is a fully independent, privately-owned company with customers in more than 130 countries.

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About Trimble Energy

Trimble Energy is a global provider of electric and natural gas utilities software solutions for planning, network operations, asset management and maintenance. Hundreds of utilities worldwide use Trimble's energy software solutions to improve their investment and operational efficiency, distribution reliability, regulatory compliance and to provide first-class customer service. Trimble combines high-accuracy data collection and work management tools and dedicated energy solutions with high-end process support. This unique solution portfolio enables utilities to base their decision making on high-quality information to improve productivity in their operations.

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About Trimble  

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

Media Contact:   LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808

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