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OSIsoft & Esri Partner to Deliver Unified Solution for U.S. Federal Government Organizations

OSIsoft and Esri today announced an agreement that will allow U.S. federal government customers to purchase the PI System and ArcGIS products via a single GSA IT 70 Schedule contract transaction. Orders should be placed through immixGroup.

The combination of Esri and OSIsoft technologies will enable federal organizations to utilize the industry standards for real-time sensor-based data and geospatial data. Licenses for both OSIsoft and Esri products are now available at a pre-approved price and without the need for additional RFPs and sole source justifications.

The OSIsoft PI System collects, manages, analyzes and shares sensor-based data from a large array of over 450 sources using industry standard protocols. Integrating the PI System from OSIsoft with ArcGIS from Esri allows real-time operational data to be combined with geographic data seamlessly providing real-time operational intelligence with geospatial context.

“Framing real-time data in a geospatial context enables better insights and faster decisions to deliver operational excellence,” said Martin Otterson, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Industry, at OSIsoft. “This agreement will allow government customers to more easily purchase and integrate the two products. It will help them procure and deploy their software more quickly enabling faster identification and reduction of operating costs just like our private sector customers.”

“Esri and OSIsoft have been working very closely to integrate real-time operational data with Esri’s ArcGIS mapping platform,” said Jeff Peters, Director - Global National Government Sales at Esri. “Bringing the power of space and time into one system is fundamental. We are excited by the additional opportunities this agreement brings to our government customers.”

“We have maintained the OSIsoft PI System on the GSA IT 70 Schedule contract for years,” said Steve Charles, Co-founder and Executive Vice President at immixGroup. “This new agreement makes it very easy for government customers to explore the value of combining real-time operational data with the most widely used mapping tool in the US Government.”

About OSIsoft, LLC.

OSIsoft, a global leader in operational intelligence, delivers an open enterprise infrastructure to connect sensor-based data, operations and people to enable real-time and actionable insights. As the maker of the PI System, OSIsoft empowers companies across a range of industries in activities such as exploration, extraction, production, generation, process and discrete manufacturing, distribution and services to leverage streaming data to optimize and enrich their businesses. For over thirty years, OSIsoft customers have embraced the PI System to deliver process, quality, energy, regulatory compliance, safety, security and asset health improvements across their operations. Founded in 1980, OSIsoft is a privately-held company, headquartered in San Leandro, California, U.S.A. with offices around the world. For more information visit www.osisoft.com.

About Esri

Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at esri.com/news.

About immixGroup

immixGroup helps technology companies do business with the government. immixGroup’s unique platform of services enables software and hardware manufacturers and their channel partners to grow their public sector business and accelerate the sales cycle. Since 1997, immixGroup has delivered the specialized resources and expertise these companies need to increase their revenue, support their demand creators, and operate efficiently. And government agencies trust immixGroup to provide leading IT products through their preferred contracts and business partners. For more information, contact immixGroup, Inc. at 703-752-0610, via email at [email protected], or on the Web at www.immixgroup.com.

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