About NorthStar


For over 40 years...

NorthStar Utilities Solutions has focused on providing utilities with cost-effective solutions for real-world challenges. 

Founded in 1976, we are honored to now be working with over 200 utilities throughout North America & the Caribbean.

NorthStar Utilities Solutions (NorthStar) is the original business unit of Harris Computer Systems (Harris).  As a result of continued growth, Harris moved to a divisional structure in 2004 and now has over 38 offices throughout North America employing over 1,200 industry professionals.

In 1996, Harris was purchased by and remains a fully-owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Incorporated (CSI).  CSI is an international provider of market-leading software and services to a select number of industries, both in the public and private sectors.  The mission is to acquire, manage and build market-leading software businesses that develop specialized, mission-critical software solutions to address the specific needs of specific industries.

CSI was founded in 1995 to assemble a portfolio of vertical market software companies that have the potential to be leaders in their particular market.  Since then, CSI has grown rapidly through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth, and established a strong constellation of companies with a large, diverse customer base comprised of over 14,000 customers operating in over 30 countries around the world.

In May of 2006 Constellation Software completed a successful public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CSU.  Constellation is one of the largest software company in Canada and among the two hundred largest in the United States.  For additional information on Constellation Software you can visit their web site at http://www.csisoftware.com.  CSI is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (www.tmx.com).