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2011 Ventyx Press Release Archive

DatePress Release
December 19, 2011Ventyx Closes Transmission Congestion "Blind Spot" in US Power Markets with Launch of EV Transmission
Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced availability of EV Transmission, a new analytical tool that provides mission-critical data to helps traders and analysts more quickly analyze and understand the role that transmission plays in North American power markets.
December 16, 2011ABB Software Solution Deployed to Enhance Electricity Market in Ontario
ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, has successfully deployed its Network Manager™ Market Management System (MMS) software to administer the Enhanced Day Ahead Commitment (EDAC) system at the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) in Ontario, Canada.
December 5, 2011Ventyx Launches Network Manager™ DMS v5.3 with Model-Based Volt/VAR Optimization
Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced the availability of model-based volt/VAR optimization (VVO) as a commercially available application in the newest release of Ventyx Network Manager™ DMS (distribution management system).
November 14, 2011Ventyx to Provide Efficient Power Distribution Management Tools for the Lyse Group
Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced a significant new software license contract that will contribute to reliable power distribution for the Lyse Group, an energy and telecommunications company, with systems that optimize the management and monitoring of power generation and transmission.
October 10, 2011Ventyx Signs ER Software License with Electrabel to Facilitate Equipment Reliability in Belgian Nuclear Power Plants
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced that Belgian leading energy company Electrabel has licensed Ventyx asset health management software to facilitate enhanced equipment reliability at the company's nuclear power plants in Belgium.

June 7, 2011Ventyx Rebrands Counterparty Settlement & Billing
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced the rebranding of the company's powerful complex billing solution as Counterparty Settlement & Billing, a move designed to reflect the broader scope and functionality of the solution over and above its billing capabilities.

May 9, 2011ABB Acquires Mincom to Expand Enterprise Software Business
ABB, the global power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire Mincom to broaden its software portfolio and establish the Group as a leader in enterprise asset management (EAM) software and services.
April 19, 2011Ventyx Combines Leading Solutions to Offer Industry's Broadest Asset Health Software Suite for Power Generation
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today presented the industry's broadest asset health software suite for power generation companies, combining enterprise asset management (EAM), equipment reliability (ER) and plant operations management from a single vendor.
April 19, 2011Ventyx Adds Advanced Business Intelligence to Smart Grid Offerings
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced the industry's first smart grid solution suite to incorporate a real-time distribution management system (DMS), end-to-end mobile workforce management (MWFM) software and advanced business intelligence (BI) software.
April 14, 2011ABB to provide software for CenterPoint Energy’s intelligent grid system
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders from CenterPoint Energy Service Company LLC for the latest Service Suite mobile workforce management (MWFM) software from Ventyx and for the FocalPoint business intelligence solution from ABB’s latest acquisition, Obvient.
March 28, 2011Ventyx Solutions for Generation and Transmission Planning Selected for New Nodal Market in Texas
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced a new PowerBase Suite license contract with U.S.-based independent system operator (ISO) Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
March 21, 2011Ventyx Mobile Workforce Management Software On Display at FSM 2011 Played Major Role in Utility's Response to January Floods
Ventyx, an ABB company, is exhibiting its industry-leading mobile workforce management (MWFM) software this week at FSM 2011—the same software that played a crucial role in responding to recent record-breaking floods in Victoria.
February 9, 2011Peoples Natural Gas Company Selects Ventyx Solution for Operations and Customer Service
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced a new license and services contract with Peoples Natural Gas Company for the Ventyx Service Suite mobile workforce management (MWFM) software solution to help the utility improve work performed by its enterprise wide mobile workforce.

February 8, 2011ABB, Ventyx demonstrate smart grid convergence at DistribuTECH
The slow pace of the global economic recovery in 2010 could not slow down emerging smart grid advancements and standards. ABB, through its billion-dollar merger with Ventyx and other milestones, played a major role. These advancements were on display at DistribuTECH 2011.
February 1, 2011PPL to Standardize Work, Asset and Supply Chain Management Across Entire Enterprise Using Ventyx Solutions
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced that PPL Corporation has selected the Ventyx Asset Suite enterprise asset management (EAM) solution as its companywide standard for tracking equipment and infrastructure across all of its operating subsidiaries — including PPL Generation's fossil, hydro and nuclear generation, as well as PPL Electric Utilities' transmission and distribution assets.
January 12, 2011ABB Software Manages Advanced Wholesale Power Market in Texas, US
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today that its Network Manager™ Market Management System (MMS) is now being used to administer the wholesale power market for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) in the United States.
January 5, 2011ABB Adds Business Intelligence to Software Offering with Obvient Acquisition
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire Obvient Strategies Inc., a privately owned specialist software provider, adding Obvient’s solutions to its recently acquired Ventyx software portfolio.