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East Mississippi Electric Power Association Selects OSI Technology for a New SCADA System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a contract by East Mississippi Electric Power Association (EMEPA) to supply a new SCADA system based on OSI's monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform.

This new SCADA system includes the following functionality: OSI's advanced Graphical User Interface, Communications Front-end Processor, Real-time and Historical Trending, Advanced Alarm Management System, Data Engineering and Maintenance Subsystem, Historical Information System and Data Archiving, and web service interfaces including the MultiSpeak® interface.

East Mississippi Electric Power Association (www.emepa.com)—headquartered in Meridian, Mississippi—is a member-owned electric cooperative that has been distributing reliable and affordable electric energy to east Mississippi since 1940. Currently, EMEPA provides service to more than 37,000 member families and organizations in the region, including the Meridian Naval Air Station. In addition to the Meridian headquarters, EMEPA has offices in Louisville, DeKalb, and Quitman.

Open Systems International (www.osii.com)—headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota—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 (SA) Systems, Data Warehousing (Historian) Analytics, Situational Awareness Systems, individual software and hardware products, and Smart Grid solutions for utility operations. OSI's solutions empower its users to meet their operational challenges, day-in and day-out, with unsurpassed reliability and a minimal cost of technology ownership and maintenance.

For additional information regarding this news release, please contact news@osii.com.