Open Systems International

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Industry Utility Automation
Founded 1992
Headquarters Minneapolis, Minnesota
Area served
Key people
Bahman Hoveida
President & CEO
Number of employees
455 (2016)

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) is an ISO 9001-certified automation software company headquartered in Medina, Minnesota, with international offices in China, India, Dubai, and Australia. Founded in 1992, OSI is privately held and employee owned.[1] The company’s systems are used for the real-time management and optimization of production, transport, and delivery networks for utilities in the electric, oil and gas, transport, and water industries.


In 2009, the company began construction of a $20M eco-friendly corporate headquarters building in Medina, MN.[2] The building was awarded the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED GOLD certification for reducing waste, conserving resources, and reducing emissions of greenhouse gases.[3]

A photo of the interior of Open System's International's $20M headquarters in Medina, Minnesota.

In 2015 and 2016, OSI made Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing companies in America after experiencing 73 percent growth, with a total revenue of $62.9 million.[4]


OSI provides open automation, network management, and optimization solutions worldwide. The company offers supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, energy management systems (EMS), generation management systems (GMS), distribution management systems (DMS), substation automation systems (SAS), and remote telemetry solutions. It also offers a Cloud architecture serving SCADA, EMS, GMS, DMS, and other smart-grid solutions such as demand response, renewables management, volt/VAR control, and asset monitoring applications.[5] OSI systems manage nearly 20 percent of the world's energy supply, transport, and delivery.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Corporate overview". Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Open Systems International to build $20M HQ in Medina". Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Environmental impact". Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Inc. 5000 2015: The Full List". Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Company Overview of Open Systems International, Inc.". Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Homepage". Retrieved 9 August 2016. 

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