CORK, Ireland — Johnson Controls was awarded “IoT Partner Ecosystem of the Year” in the 2021 IoT Breakthrough Awards. The company was honored for its OpenBlue digital platform and work implementing a network of OpenBlue Innovation Centers around the world.

“We feel extremely honored that our OpenBlue digital strategy is being recognized for reimagining how artificial intelligence and machine learning can enhance building ecosystems by delivering a new level of security, comfort, and efficiency,” said Mike Ellis, executive vice president and chief customer & digital officer at Johnson Controls. “Our OpenBlue innovation centers as well as our OpenBlue platform mark the beginning of our collaboration with leading companies to develop breakthrough technologies that foster a more sustainable future for generations to come.”

This is the third consecutive year Johnson Controls won an IoT Breakthrough Award.

“Our goal is to deliver the most comprehensive analysis of the IoT industry each year,” said James Johnson, managing director, IoT Breakthrough Awards. “With over 3,850 nominations from all over the world, the industry evaluation was broad and extremely competitive for the 2021 program. Once again, Johnson Controls rose to the top as a leader in advanced digital solutions that enhance performance, reliability, safety, and energy use for buildings and its occupants.”

Johnson Controls has nine OpenBlue innovation centers around the world in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Boca Raton, Florida; Cranston, Rhode Island; Birmingham, Alabama; Cork, Ireland; San Jose, Costa Rica; Wuxi, China; Singapore; and Pune, India.

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