OSIsoft and Schneider Electric Establish a Global Agreement to Deliver Comprehensive Real-Time Energy Management Solutions

  OSIsoft and Schneider Electric Establish a Global Agreement to Deliver
  Comprehensive Real-Time Energy Management Solutions

Industry Leaders Come Together to Deliver an End to End Energy Management
Offering and Infrastructure.

Business Wire

SAN DIEGO -- January 29, 2013

OSIsoft, provider of the PI System, a leading infrastructure technology for
the management of real-time data and events, and Schneider Electric, a global
specialist in energy management, today announced a strategic technology
agreement to provide an innovative and comprehensive energy management
solution. The joint solution combines Schneider Electric’s energy management
expertise with the streaming data and event management capabilities of
OSIsoft’s PI System. Schneider Electric will offer the solution, which
provides a way to collect, store and aggregate large volumes of a data with
high speed access for analytics via the StruxureWare™ software suite, to
building owners and managers, architects, and IT Managers.

“The integration of the PI System capabilities into Schneider Electric’s
StruxureWare™ software suite will produce a number of specific technology
solutions addressing markets such as mining and minerals processing, waste and
waste water and food and beverage, and green buildings,” said Pascal Brosset.
“We will be leveraging OSIsoft’s tools across many of our software
applications as we deliver customized energy management solutions for our
customers around the globe.”

The OSIsoft PI System infrastructure is widely used in many industries
providing easy, secure and reliable access to operational and manufacturing
data. The data is leveraged by enterprises to drive operational excellence,
provide situational awareness and tackle global enterprise mandates such as
energy management and more globally, sustainability.

Schneider Electric’s comprehensive EcoStruxure™ active energy management
architecture portfolio offers a single point of access that connects five
domains of business expertise – power, data centers, process and machines,
building control, and physical security – all within an open and flexible
technology framework. The EcoStruxure architecture is focused on managing all
energy-consuming building assets, such as HVAC, lighting, security and
reducing energy waste generated from Information Technology assets, including
PCs, and other IT devices. StruxureWare is the software backbone that connects
Schneider Electric's comprehensive EcoStruxure energy management architecture
portfolio. From a single point of access, it provides intelligent monitoring,
automation, planning and reporting on critical facility management systems.

OSIsoft’s PI System will be an important component of monitoring and managing
energy consuming assets and empowering data-driven decisions through the
StruxureWare Software suite.

As part of the overall relationship with Schneider Electric, OSIsoft has a
technical partnership with Telvent, a Schneider Electric Company. Telvent
embeds OSIsoft’s products within their solution using a value added approach
as part of a comprehensive globally offering. This is an extension of
Telvent’s ongoing strategy focused on Smart Grid solutions that enhance
product offerings in mission critical applications and infrastructure.
Telvent’s offerings provide solutions for the repository of data and real-time
transfer for decision support across a range of industries as well, including
oil & gas, power, energy, transportation, transport, and environment.

“Rising energy costs and increased environmental concerns have made energy
efficiency an imperative for every business. Effective energy management
requires a high fidelity view of where and how energy and other resources are
consumed; the PI System provides this view,” says Martin Otterson, senior vice
president of sales, marketing, and industry at OSIsoft. “Whether you run a
traditional or high tech factory, manage local or distributed facilities,
operate a data center or other energy intensive businesses, this collaboration
will deliver a comprehensive energy management solution that combines the
strengths of both companies to address the global challenge of energy
management and sustainability.”

OSIsoft has more than thirty years of experience and has a proven track record
and capability to collect, analyze and present large sets of high resolution
time series and historical data.

To learn more about Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure approach for intelligent
energy management solutions, please visit the EcoStruxure homepage.

About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100
countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple
market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities &
Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential
Buildings, Data Centers & Networks and Residential. Focused on making energy
safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company’s 130,000 plus
employees achieved sales of about 31 billion US dollars (22.4 billion euros)
in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations
make the most of their energy.


About OSIsoft, LLC

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 110 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.


Mike Dupuis, +1-510-297-5824
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