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Owatonna Public Utilities Selects OSI Technology for New SCADA System Platform

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) was selected by Owatonna Public Utilities (OPU) to supply a new SCADA system based on OSI's state-of-the-art monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) technology.

OPU's new OSI SCADA system will be replacing a legacy SIEMENS Telegyr system and will feature the advanced functionality presented by OSI's next-generation, .NET based Graphical User Interface (GUI); Calculation and Scripting Subsystem; Real-time and Historical Trending; Data Engineering and Maintenance Subsystem; Advanced Alarm Management System; Dynamic Tabular Display Subsystem; Tabular Builder; Communications Front-End Processor; and Historical Information System and Data Archiving software products, with ODBC and SNMP Interfaces.

OPU (www.owatonnautilities.com) is a community-owned, not-for-profit water, electric and natural gas supplier, created by local residents more than 80 years ago to provide high quality, affordable services tailored to the unique needs of the Owatonna area in Minnesota. OPU serves nearly 30,000 customers and is a member of the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA).

OSI (www.osii.com) provides open, state-of-the-art and high-performance automation solutions to utilities worldwide. These solutions include Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Network Management Systems (NMS), Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Outage Management Systems (OMS), Generation Management Systems (GMS), Substation Automation Systems (SA); and Smart Grid solutions for utility operations. OSI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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