o9 Partners with Gurobi to Deliver State-of-the-Art Mathematical Optimization Software Solutions to Enterprises

December 22, 2020

With the Gurobi Optimizer as a component of o9’s AI-powered platform, customers will be able to use mathematical optimization to address their most challenging business problems and achieve improved productivity and profitability

Beaverton, OR and Dallas, TX – Gurobi Optimization, LLC – which produces the world’s fastest mathematical optimization solver, the Gurobi Optimizer – and o9 Solutions, Inc. – a premier AI-driven integrated planning and operations solution provider – today announced that they are partnering to deliver state-of-the-art mathematical optimization software solutions to enterprises across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, retail, and logistics.

o9 will offer the Gurobi Optimizer as a component of its AI-powered platform, thereby giving companies the capability to leverage this data-driven, prescriptive analytics technology to solve their complex business problems and make decisions that improve resource utilization, minimize operating costs, and maximize productivity.

Dr. Narasimha Kamath, Vice President of Research & Development at o9 Solutions, commented: “This partnership with Gurobi demonstrates o9’s commitment to providing our customers with best-of-breed AI technologies that they can use to solve their most challenging business problems. With the integration of Gurobi’s mathematical optimization solver into o9’s platform, our joint customers now have the capability to rapidly develop and deploy state-of-the-art mathematical optimization applications, which they can use to get better solutions, faster, and achieve greater revenue growth and profitability.”

o9’s cloud-native, cutting-edge integrated planning software platform enables users to deploy a wide array of out-of-the-box advanced analytics applications that utilize various AI tools, including machine learning, neural networks, random forests, and heuristics. With the addition of mathematical optimization to o9’s advanced analytics toolbox, users of o9’s platform will be able to:

  • Easily and effectively build mathematical optimization models of their large-scale business problems such as sales and operations planning (S&OP), supply chain planning, production planning, and revenue planning.
  • Integrate their models with Gurobi Optimizer to create mathematical optimization applications.
  • Deploy their mathematical optimization applications, which will automatically generate optimal solutions to their business problems and enable improved decision making across their enterprise.
  • Create and run applications that combine mathematical optimization with heuristics, machine learning, and other AI tools.

Duke Perrucci, Chief Revenue Officer at Gurobi Optimization, remarked: “We are excited that o9 Solutions has selected the Gurobi Optimizer as the preferred mathematical optimization solver for its integrated business planning platform. This combination of o9’s platform – which serves as an environment where users can easily model their complex business problems – and Gurobi’s solver – which serves as the engine that can rapidly generate solutions to those problems – will enable companies to utilize mathematical optimization to drive better decision making and bottom-line results.”



About Gurobi Optimization

Gurobi produces the world’s fastest and most powerful mathematical optimization solver – the Gurobi Optimizer – which is used by leading global companies across more than 40 different industries to rapidly solve their complex, real-world problems and make automated decisions that optimize their efficiency and profitability.

As the market leader in mathematical optimization software, we aim to deliver not only the best solver, but also the best support – so that companies can fully leverage the power of mathematical optimization (on its own or in combination with other AI techniques such as machine learning) to drive optimal business decisions and outcomes.

Founded in 2008, Gurobi has operations across the USA, Europe, and Asia and has more than 2,500 customers globally including SAP, Air France, Uber, and the National Football League (NFL). For more information, please visit https://www.gurobi.com/ or call +1 713 871 9341.



Will Citrin
Gurobi Optimization, LLC
+1 248-509-1787



About o9 Solutions

o9 Solutions is the premier AI-powered platform for driving digital transformation of integrated planning and operations capabilities. o9’s clients span a variety of industries across manufacturing and retail supply chain. Whether it is driving demand, managing supply or aligning demand and supply, any process can be made faster and smarter with o9’s AI-powered digital solutions. Bringing together technology innovations – such as graph-based enterprise modeling, big data analytics, advanced algorithms for scenario planning, collaborative portals, easy-to-use interfaces and cloud-based delivery – into one platform, o9 empowers organizations with superior visibility and insights that are both predictive and prescriptive. With o9’s AI-powered solutions, enterprises can achieve faster, smarter decision making and execution.



Stephan de Barse
+1 214-838-3125