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OSI Supplies Distribution Management System Technology for Hitachi's Pilot Project in Slovenia

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) and their partner, Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6510), will cooperate on a Distribution Management System (DMS) pilot project for distribution operators in Slovenia.

This new Distribution Management System, based on OSI's monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform, includes a SCADA-centric ADMS architecture comprised of the following components: OSI's advanced Graphical User Interface, Advanced Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, Communications Front-end Processor, Inter-control Center Communications Protocol, Historical Information System and Data Archiving, Geographic Information Systems Interface, Volt/Var Control, Conservation Voltage Reduction, Distribution Topology Processing, Distribution Power Flow, Fault Location Isolation and Service Restoration, Short-Circuit Analysis, Feeder Reconfiguration, Load Shed and Restoration, Short-Term Load Forecasting, and Distribution Training Simulation.

Hitachi Limited (www.hitachi.com)—headquartered in Tokyo, Japan—delivers innovations that answer society's challenges. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162.2 billion yen ($81.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the social innovation business, and it has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power/Energy, Industry, Distribution, Water, Urban Development, Finance, Government and Public, and Healthcare.

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.

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