Rockwell Automation, OSIsoft Announce a 15-year Partnership Extension

By Perry Cohen

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

March 29, 2021


Rockwell Automation, OSIsoft Announce a 15-year Partnership Extension
(Image courtesy of Rockwell Automation)

Rockwell Automation a 15-year partnership extension with OSIsoft in an effort to provide more value for industrial manufacturing customers by enabling informed, data-driven decisions.

The extended partnership reconfirms the companies’ commitment to providing outcome-based digital transformation solutions.

The partnership offers a number of benefits, such as Rockwell’s FactoryTalk Historian, which is powered by PI System. PI System is an operations data management platform for industrial organizations looking to meet the demands for efficiency, reliability, security, and more.

This software allows for integration with FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, making it an effective data management component for a user’s digital transformation strategy.

Additional benefits per a company press release include the following:

  • Leveraging the PI system-powered FactoryTalk Historian - which can connect to virtually any control system or human machine interface (HMI) software and collect real-time data at high speeds and at full resolution.

  • Seamlessly integrating Rockwell’s solutions with OSIsoft’s edge-to-cloud portfolio

  • Empowering industrial customers to build a solid data foundation for digital transformation

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Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation, podcast production, and social media efforts. Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including (Phoenix), (Phoenix),, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university.

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