Tyco SimplexGrinnell wins ‘Innovator of the Year’ award

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

WESTMINSTER, Mass.—Tyco SimplexGrinnell has received the Internet of Things (IoT) Innovator of the Year Award for 2014 from Axeda, according to a recent news release. The award recognizes the company for excellence in leveraging advanced Internet-connected technology to deliver smart eService fire alarm solutions that improve service delivery and provide significant value to customers, the release said.

The IoT Awards is a recognition program offered by Axeda, a provider of cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things solutions. The Internet of Things is a cloud-based software platform that allows physical devices, such as fire alarm equipment in the case of Tyco SimplexGrinnell, to be accessed through the Internet. These connected products contain embedded technology that enables data to be turned into valuable information to optimize business processes and provide a higher level of customer service.

Tyco SimplexGrinnell was presented the award at the 2014 Connexion Conference. It was one of 12 Axeda customers and partners selected for excellence in innovative solution development, best practices in implementation and deployment, and ecosystem integration.

 “Tyco SimplexGrinnell has brought a level of technology expertise and commitment to advancing customer solutions that is unparalleled and is a testament to their deep industry experience and breadth of capabilities," Jeff Melvin, EVP of worldwide sales at Axeda, said in a prepared statement.
 
“Our IoT eService solutions are taking us forward in this technology age, enabling Tyco SimplexGrinnell to find smarter ways to drive business value and better serve our customers,” Dave Baer, the company’s VP of strategy and marketing, said in a prepared statement.