OSI is the leading supplier of open automation solutions for real-time management and optimization of complex production, transport, and delivery networks for utilities in the electric, oil and gas, transport, and water industries.
We are relentless in our pursuit of total user satisfaction. At OSI, architectural elegance, innovation, simplicity, reliability, security, openness, and user friendliness are the cornerstones of our design philosophies. Our solutions help empower our customers to meet their operational challenges day in and day out with unsurpassed reliability and with minimum cost of technology ownership and maintenance.
OSI was founded in the early 1990's by a group of young innovators with a vision to create a company dedicated to development of innovative real-time automation solutions based on the latest open IT standards. Since then, OSI has captured the imagination of many customers and has formed strong partnerships with its users which goes beyond a normal supplier/customer relationship. OSI enjoys one of the highest user satisfaction ratings in the industry. Our mission is best highlighted in a corporate message from our President and CEO:
“In order to succeed as an enterprise, we must build a superior open, secure, and simple product, based on the latest open technology, sell it at a reasonable cost, deliver it in a timely manner, and stand behind our clients every step of the way."
OSI's monarch™ platform, the company's flagship automation solution, is highly scalable and is delivered on a number of hardware platforms to assist utilities to monitor, control, optimize and optimally plan and schedule their real-time operations. This platform assists in the monitoring and controlling of electrical substations, power plants, large electrical transmission and distribution grids, large oil and gas pipeline networks, large hydro and water networks, or transportation and traction power networks. OSI develops and implements its solutions based on the latest quality standards and is an ISO 9000:2000 certified organization.
OSI offers high performance, highly secure, and highly reliable systems solutions to utilities worldwide. These solutions include Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems, Substation Automation Systems (SAS), Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Generation Management Systems (GMS) and Market Operation Systems (MOS), as well as individual software products and e-business solutions for utility operations.
OSI is a global company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. We maintain a worldwide presence through direct sales in combination with a network of international distributors and alliance partners who implement OSI technology in their regional markets.
OSI clients cover the full spectrum of the industry. Our clients range from very large to very small. Due to the flexibility and scalability of our platform and products, we are able to meet the automation needs of large investor-owned, cooperative, public and governmental utilities in various industry segments.
OSI leadership is a highly motivated and intensely customer-focused team. At OSI, a pragmatic and friendly corporate culture, team building, empowerment, and open access to management is paramount. Our experienced and multidimensional management team embodies such values every day. Our entire workforce is a highly-motivated, flexible, and practical group of individuals with a keen attitude toward problem-solving and helping clients. – less