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Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC Selects OSI Technology for SCADA and Distribution Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been selected by the Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC (UDWI REMC) to supply a new SCADA and Distribution Management System (DMS) based on OSI's monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform.

The system—implemented in record time—is already fully operational. It includes OSI's advanced Graphical User Interface (GUI); Remote Console GUI; Communications Front-end Processor; Real-time and Historical Trending; Advanced Alarm Management System; Data Engineering and Maintenance Subsystem; Historical Information System and Data Archiving; Geographic Information Systems Interface; Distribution Network Modeling and Visualization; Switch Order Management; Load Shed and Restoration; ODBC and MultiSpeak® Interfaces; and Voyager™, OSI's web-based and mobile user interface.

The Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC (www.udwiremc.com) is a member-owned, locally operated rural electric membership corporation whose mission is to provide safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to its members. The Touchstone Energy Cooperative is a member of the Hoosier Energy Power Network and the fourth largest electric co-op in southern Indiana, serving over 19,000 meters in 11 counties for 80 years. UDWI REMC is part-owner of Hoosier Energy, a generation and transmission cooperative providing wholesale electric power and services to 18 member distribution cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.

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, Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS), 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.