International Society of Automation News Release
ISA Announces OSIsoft® as ISA Automation Week 2010 Partner
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC (25 May 2010) – The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced today that OSIsoft® is now an ISA Automation Week 2010 Partner. OSIsoft is the provider of the PI System®, the industry-standard enterprise infrastructure for management of real-time data and events. The new partnership with ISA offers OSIsoft a high level of visibility at ISA Automation Week 2010 through specialized and intensive promotional opportunities that will provide recognition before, during, and after the event.
ISA Automation Week 2010 is a knowledge-driven technology and solutions event designed to deliver a stimulating and highly relevant educational experience to automation and control professionals who work within continuous process, discrete, and hybrid manufacturing environments. It will be held 4-7 October, 2010, at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas. Information about the conference is available at the event website, www.isaautomationweek.org.
OSIsoft, with operations throughout the world, has completed more than 14,000 installations in industries such as oil and gas, power and utility, pharmaceuticals, data centers, chemical, pulp and paper, and metals and mining. OSIsoft’s PI System provides a flexible foundation for establishing a culture of continuous improvement at the plant, across the enterprise, and throughout the value chain.
OSIsoft will showcase two important new product releases at Automation Week: PI System 2010 and PI for Office 2010. PI System 2010 continues to build on scalability and security as well as offer a consolidated package of all components required to run businesses in real-time. PI for Office 2010 is a natural evolution of OSIsoft’s products built on the Office platform. PI for Office 2010 supports Microsoft’s Business Intelligence products that are part of SQL Server 2008 R2 and SharePoint Server 2010. Integrating manufacturing and operational data with business intelligence has never been easier. PI for Office 2010 also continues to build on OSIsoft’s successful products DataLink for Excel, DataLink for Excel Services and PI WebParts.
“OSIsoft was very pleased to learn about ISA Automation Week’s focus on technical education and training. Supporting this event is a great way for OSIsoft to bring our message of driving business improvements through leverage of operational and manufacturing data,” said Jon Peterson, OSIsoft VP Marketing.
“Sponsorship of ISA Automation Week 2010 is an effective way for OSIsoft to connect with a well-qualified base of motivated automation professionals in its marketplace,” said ISA Executive Director and CEO Patrick Gouhin. “It gives the company excellent opportunities to maximize its visibility with the right audience.”
ISA Automation Week 2010 Sponsor packages, which are part of the ISA Corporate Partnership Program, are limited to a small number of companies. The ISA Corporate Partnership Program offers each company a customized, tailored approach to sponsorship. The different packages allow companies to bundle ISA’s products and services with marketing opportunities, resulting in a streamlined approach to corporate support. Companies interested in learning more about 2010 sponsorship opportunities should contact Jennifer Infantino at + 1 919 990 9287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).
OSIsoft (www.osisoft.com) delivers the PI System, the industry standard in enterprise infrastructure, for management of real-time data and events. With installations in 107 countries spanning the globe, the OSIsoft PI System is used in manufacturing, energy, utilities, life sciences, data centers, facilities, and the process industries. This global installed base relies upon the OSIsoft PI System to safeguard data and deliver enterprise-wide visibility into operational, manufacturing and, business data. The PI System enables users to manage assets, mitigate risks, comply with regulations, improve processes, drive innovation, make business decisions in real time, and to identify competitive business and market opportunities.
Founded in 1980, OSIsoft, LLC is headquartered in San Leandro, CA, with operations worldwide and is privately held. Learn more about OSIsoft and the PI System at www.osisoft.com.