Posted on 15.07.2011 - 14:00 EDT in SUBSEA TELECOMS NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links
OceanWorks International and Harris Corporation have signed a strategic alliance agreement to jointly pursue opportunities related to cabled ocean observing, subsea networking, and subsea power distribution equipment and services.
OceanWorks and Harris CapRock Communications have developed a modular seafloor communications and power distribution network that can be deployed in water depths up to 3,000 meters. The highly capable and customizable system provides telemetry, control, and power distribution infrastructure that allows customers to accomplish a wide range of environmental monitoring, infrastructure monitoring and distributed control solutions.
"OceanWorks is very excited to be part of this strategic alliance with Harris. Building on our individual strengths and our proven technologies, we believe that the new alliance will offer world-class integrated solutions to our oil & gas clients," said Glen Viau, Chief Operating Officer, OceanWorks.
"Designing and operating ocean observing systems at great depths is a challenging endeavor, and we have found great success working with OceanWorks. They bring proven capabilities complementary to those of Harris," said Rick Simonian, President, Maritime Solutions, Harris CapRock Communications.