ISA announces 2011 Corporate Partnership with OSIsoft, LLC

  • March 15, 2011
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March 15, 2011 - ISA’s Corporate Partnerships Program offers companies customized packages, bundling ISA products and services with marketing opportunities across all channels, providing a streamlined approach to corporate sponsorship. ISA’s program features three main levels of sponsorship: ISA Strategic Partners, ISA Corporate Partners, and ISA Automation Week Partners. The program, in its second year, is limited to a select group of companies at each level to maintain the highest level of visibility for each partner. OSIsoft was an ISA Automation Week Partner in 2010 and made the decision to sign a higher level partnership, the ISA Corporate Partnership, in 2011. “We’ve seen the value of working with ISA,” said vice president of marketing Jon Peterson. “ISA’s members and customers are a dedicated, highly qualified group of industry professionals, and we look forward to building a great relationship with this community.” OSIsoft’s partnership includes the sponsorship of several key ISA events—the ISA Safety and Security Symposium, held 13-14 April in League City, TX; the ISA Power Industry Division (POWID) Symposium, held 6-10 June in Charlotte, NC; the ISA Water and Wastewater Symposium, held 22-23 June in St. Louis, MO; and ISA Automation Week, held 17-20 October in Mobile, AL. The company will showcase its PI System and discuss industry specific implementation with conference attendees at each event. “I have personally attended OSIsoft events, and I’ve been really impressed with its technology and its customer-focused approach,” said ISA President Leo Staples of Oklahoma Gas and Electric. “OSIsoft is a company that’s truly moving forward, and we’re excited about this partnership.” About OSIsoft OSIsoft delivers the PI System 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. About ISA Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation 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.  

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