AVEVA has now joined forces with OSIsoft to, it says, meet the expanding information management needs of industrial companies and accelerate their digital transformation.
The combined portfolio brings OSIsoft’s data management together with AVEVA’s industrial software to unlock Performance Intelligence.
“Providing greater operational agility and resilience, Performance Intelligence connects information and artificial intelligence (AI) with human insight, to enable faster and more accurate decision making, helping industries boost sustainability,” the company says. “By pairing the trusted capabilities of OSIsoft’s PI System with the leading industrial software of AVEVA, Performance Intelligence gives the people behind essential processes the rich, reliable data they need to better measure and understand the entire industrial lifecycle. Areas where Performance Intelligence is likely to have the most impact will include organizational productivity, operational agility, and sustainability.”
Craig Hayman, CEO at AVEVA, said: “Together we’re redefining the capabilities of industrial software. Through Performance Intelligence, we can see worlds of data from bold new angles, and inspire better understanding of complex value chains, to boost performance and drive sustainability. The combined impact of AVEVA and OSIsoft will enable our customers to manage complex industries more efficiently. Our expanded capabilities elevate AVEVA’s commitment to deliver operational agility that turns opportunity into business value for our customers.”
Philip Aiken, Chairman, AVEVA Group, said: “AVEVA’s sustained performance and growth has laid the groundwork that enables the acquisition of a market leader such as OSIsoft. Our joint portfolio of offerings and potential new capabilities will help deliver AVEVA’s long-term strategy for growth and market leadership in industrial software and information management by accelerating the solid growth trajectory and continuing to help customers on their digitalisation journeys.”
OSIsoft Founder, Dr J Patrick Kennedy, said: “We stand in awe of the innovation of our customers – the people who operate our society’s essential industries – who use our technology every day to improve performance, protect health and safety, keep the lights on and make the world run more smoothly. They have inspired us to join forces with AVEVA so that we can broaden our scope and increase the value we can bring to their important work.”
Hayman concluded: “This acquisition is a major milestone for AVEVA, enabling our team to draw on Dr J Patrick Kennedy’s vast leadership experience and domain expertise. We are honoured to continue the journey together with Pat in his new role as Chairman Emeritus. With Performance Intelligence, we can confidently say that AVEVA is paving the way to become the industrial software and data leader, heralding the start of an exciting new chapter for the industrial software market.”
AVEVA is 60% held indirectly by Schneider Electric.