UISOL Opens Canadian Subsidiary

    Former Tibco product architect Nelson Petracek to head operation

<p>LAFAYETTE, Calif., <chron>Jan. 18</chron> /CNW/ -- Utility Integration Solutions (UISOL), the utility industry business integration specialist, today announced the launch of UISOL <location>Canada</location>, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary that will expand its IT consulting and integration capabilities for business and smart grid applications into the Canadian energy and utility marketplace.</p>
<p>UISOL also announced that Nelson Petracek will head the new subsidiary as vice president and general manager.  Petracek was most recently with Tibco Software as a senior architect/director responsible the Americas field organization that focused on complex event processing and distributed data grid solutions.  He will be located at UISOL Canada's headquarters in <location>Calgary</location>, Alberta.</p>
<p>Petracek will manage UISOL's wide range of consulting and system integration services to support deployment of technologies such as demand response, smart metering, smart grid, and market operations programs unique to power utilities throughout the country.</p>
<p>UISOL CEO, Ali Vojdani, said that the company's need to offer strong customer support locally necessitated the move to establish a presence in <location>Canada</location>.  "The technology services and expertise that will be needed by power utilities to transition their businesses for the future require close cooperation and on-site support.  UISOL <location>Canada</location> gives us the type of reach necessary to serve customers throughout the provinces at a very high level."</p>

    About UISOL

<p>Utility Integration Solutions, Inc. (UISOL) is the utility industry business integration specialist. UISOL offers a range of services and integration solutions to help its clients transform their business performance through the power of smart integration for demand response, smart grid, advanced metering, meter data management, market operations and more. UISOL DRBizNet is the leading software platform for demand response management and the integration of distributed energy resources in the utility industry. Visit <a href="http://www.uisol.com">www.uisol.com</a> or call 925-939-0449.</p>
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    UISOL Media Relations:             UISOL
    Marc Marton                        Ali Vojdani
    marcmailto:@themcdonnellgroup.com  AVojdani@UISOL.com
    404-583-0003                       925-939-0449


For further information: For further information: Marc Marton of UISOL Media Relations, +1-404-583-0003, marcmailto:@themcdonnellgroup.com, or Ali Vojdani of UISOL, +1-925-939-0449, AVojdani@UISOL.com Web Site: http://www.uisol.com

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