Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) announced the opening of a new office in Houston, Texas. This expansion adds the south-central US to OSI's global list of office locations that includes Minneapolis, MN, Melbourne, FL, Beijing, China, Bangalore, India and Dubai, UAE.
The new Houston operations allow OSI to meet increasing demand for OSI solutions and services from generation suppliers and market participants, transmission and distribution utilities and oil and gas companies right at the heart of the world famous energy center. OSI's Houston office will deliver solutions and services including system design and engineering, technical and integration services and training and customer support.
'We're very excited about our local presence in Texas,' said Hormoz Kazemzadeh, VP of Distribution and Smart Grid at OSI. 'This investment demonstrates our ever-expanding focus on excellence in system delivery and customer support. The Houston facility extends OSI's presence closer to its largest regional customer base and our reach into a talent-rich area with leading universities, a vibrant economy and many skilled and experienced energy professionals as we expand to meet the needs of our customers.'
'OSI has had a longstanding commitment to the utility industry to build innovative and modern solutions and excel in customer service and support,' said Bahman Hoveida, President and CEO of OSI. 'The opening of our new operations in Houston is part of that commitment to better serve our growing customer base and reach new market segments as we continue our strong growth both globally and here in North America.'
OSI 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 Systems (SA); Data Warehousing and Historians, as well as individual software and hardware products and Smart Grid solutions for utility operations. OSI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.