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Oregon's McMinnville Water & Light Selects OSI Technology for a New SCADA/DMS System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a contract by McMinnville Water & Light (MW&L) for a new SCADA/Distribution Management System (DMS). Based on OSI's monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform, this new system will replace MW&L's aging Opto 22 system.

The new SCADA/DMS will include the following functionality: OSI's advanced Graphical User Interface; Real-time and Historical Trending; Advanced Alarm Management System; Communications Front-end Processor; Historical Information System and Data Archiving; ODBC Interface; Geographical Information Systems Interface; Distribution System Graphical Viewer; Distribution Topology Processing; Distribution Power Flow; and Voyager™, OSI's web-based and mobile user interface.

McMinnville Water & Light (www.mc-power.com) is a municipal utility responsible for providing water and electricity service to residents of the city of McMinnville, Oregon since 1889. MW&L currently serves nearly 20,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers via a distribution grid consisting of 320 miles of distribution lines.

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.