December 19, 2007

OSISoft Software Recognized by Microsoft for Contribution to Environmental Sustainability

According to a Microsoft press release dated December 17, 2007, local software company OSISoft was one of the winners in its Ingenuity Point contest. The contest recognizes "software solutions that are making a meaningful difference in the areas of education, healthcare and environmental sustainability."

OSISoft was recognized in the environmental sustainability category for PI System, a software product designed for managing and monitor the infrastructure of plants and facilities. According to the press release, "OSIsoft’s PI System helps companies in manufacturing, energy, utilities and other process industries monitor, manage and track performance indicators in real time. Several water utilities have used the PI System to more closely manage their water supplies and reduce the cost and energy associated with treating water and wastewater."

According to OSISoft, PI System is used by more 11,000 installations around the world. OSISoft is located at 777 Davis Street in San Leandro.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at December 19, 2007 8:57 AM | TrackBack
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Hi, this page came up when I was googling for OSISoft. I was just listening to a presentation by them that described how their systems are being used in datacenters to monitor and reduce energy usage. Apparently the IT industry is responsible for as the same volume of greenhouse gasses released as the airline industry.

Jason (http://piadmin.co.uk)

Posted by: Jason at September 27, 2008 5:13 PM
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