OceanWorks and Harris Corporation Sign Strategic Alliance Agreement (USA)

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.

About OceanWorks International

OceanWorks International. is a dynamic, privately held subsea technology company that specializes in manned and unmanned subsea work systems, fabrication services and equipment for key international marine industries including Oil & Gas, International Military, Scientific, Telecom, Marine Salvage and Construction, and Renewable Energy markets.

About Harris CapRock

Harris CapRock Communications is a premier global provider of fully managed, end-to-end communication solutions specifically for remote and harsh environments including the energy, government and maritime markets. Harris CapRock delivers trusted and reliable comprehensive communications and IT solutions that make it possible for clients to stay focused on their mission. Customers depend on Harris CapRock for its experience and proven capabilities including a local presence in 23 countries, more than 1,400 employees dedicated to remote communications and a robust self-owned and operated infrastructure that includes teleports on six continents, five 24/7 Network Operation Centers and an extensive terrestrial network. With over three decades of service to its industry customers in over 140 countries, Harris CapRock is the world’s largest provider of fully managed communications to extreme environments.

About Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $6 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services.

Source: oceanworks,May 09, 2011;