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JCI named as Microsoft’s top software vendor

IRELAND: Johnson Controls has been named as the 2023 Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner of the Year for its OpenBlue connected solutions for buildings.

Johnson Controls was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementing customer solutions utilising Microsoft technology. 

OpenBlue is a comprehensive suite of connected solutions using the cloud, edge, AI, and machine learning to break down data siloes and connect core building equipment and electrified systems. Customers can use OpenBlue to manage entire buildings, or a portfolio of buildings, to achieve a new dimension of indoor health and well-being, along with cost, energy, emissions, water, and waste savings. 

“Our OpenBlue connected solutions run on Microsoft Azure and use the power of data to put smart, healthy, sustainable buildings within reach for businesses around the world,” said Johnson Controls’ chief technology officer Vijay Sankaran. 

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft-based applications, services, and devices during the past year. Awards were classified in various categories, with honourees chosen from a set of more than 4,200 submitted nominations from more than 100 countries worldwide. In 2022, Johnson Controls was named Microsoft’s Global Sustainability Changemaker and US Internet of Things (IoT) Partner of the Year. 

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