Core Member



Headquarters: Houston, Texas

Automation Solutions Inc. (AUTOSOL) was founded by Douglas C. Osburn, III in 1987 to provide system integration services to industrial companies. Before the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) was as prevalent as it is today, AUTOSOL focused on ways to integrate office and industrial automation hardware and software to monitor and control the operation of various industrial facilities and equipment, principally in the oil and gas production, transmission and distribution business. Initially, AUTOSOL worked to remedy communication incompatibilities between devices from different manufacturers having different automation missions. Additionally, AUTOSOL sought to deal with the intermittent coverage, reliability, and compatibility of the various long-distance communication media.

  1. AUTOSOL releases AUTOSOL Universal Communication Server (AUCS). A multi-protocol software solution which combined several protocols into a single host server able to communicate to a large number of client applications and is still actively used by some of our earliest clients.
  2. As AUCS became more robust in features and supported protocols, an update to the software became necessary to expand its communication framework, resulting in AUTOSOL Enterprise Server (AES).
  3. AUTOSOL released its advanced, next-generation product, AUTOSOL Communication Manager (ACM), combining industry standard features with unique attributes to lead the way in industrial automation innovation.

AUTOSOL’s products are built on the shoulders of our continuous innovation. AUTOSOL’s core capabilities have become an integral part of North America’s critical infrastructure, providing the communication layer for more than 1,200 systems that communicate with over 325,000 devices performing various automation missions.