(PRWEB) September 24, 2012
The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) as an established company finalist for the 2012 Tekne Awards. OATI is nominated in the Software Award category, which honors companies that show innovative development of applications for business or consumer use.
Winners of the 13th Annual Tekne Awards will be announced November 01, 2012. OATI previously won in 2010 for its state-of-the-art data center.
“This nomination serves to acknowledge and honor the ideas and implementation of technology solutions that provide our customers with the highest level of innovation,” said Dr. Sasan Mokhtari, Ph.D., President & CEO of OATI. “We are proud of the recognition as we strive to partner with our customers to revolutionize the energy industry.”
Presented by the MHTA, the Tekne Awards honor companies who play a significant role in the discovery and development of new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles, and impact the lives and futures of residents of Minnesota, and beyond.
OATI provides innovative software solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy commerce and Smart Grid. With 1,200 customers across North America, OATI successfully deploys large, complicated, and diverse mission-critical applications committed to industry standards and stringent NERC CIP guidelines. OATI is the leading provider of Smart Grid, Energy Trading and Risk Management, Transmission Scheduling, Congestion Management, and Market Management products and services, with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota and an office in Redwood City, California. For more information, please contact sales(at)oati(dot)net.
The MHTA is an innovation and technology association united in fueling Minnesota’s prosperity. MHTA helps bring together the people of Minnesota’s technology ecosystem and leads the charge in directing technology issues to Minnesota’s state capitol. MHTA is the only membership organization that represents Minnesota’s entire technology-based economy. Its members include organizations of every size − involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application, and education in Minnesota. Find out more online at http://www.mhta.org or follow MHTA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MHTA.