Silver Spring Networks, Inc. is engaged in creating, building and deploying networks and solutions enabling the Internet of things (IoT) for critical infrastructure. The Company provides a networking platform and solutions that enable utilities to transform the power grid infrastructure into the smart grid. Its networking platform enables customers to communicate with devices connected to the power grid. Its networking platform comprises hardware, such as access points and relays; its SilverLinkOS network operating software, and its GridScape management and security software. It offers solutions built upon SilverLink Network and Data platforms, including advanced metering, distribution automation, demand-side management, street lights and wireless Internet protocol version 6 (IPv6) network service for the IoT, Starfish. It also offers professional services to design and optimization, deployment support, software and systems integration, program management and consulting services.