Siemens Building Technologies recognized with the 2013 European Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award for building automation systems

Thursday, October 17, 2013

2013 European Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award

Consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has recognized the Siemens Building Technologies Division with the 2013 European Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award for building automation systems. Frost & Sulli-van considered the Desigo building automation system in combination with the outstanding business model and strategic positioning of Building Technol-ogies in Europe to be market-leading. In addition, the firm highlighted the Division’s focus on the rapidly growing vertical market for data centers.

Frost & Sullivan presents this annual award to companies which have distinguished themselves through outstanding achievements in the marketplace. In the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region, Building Technologies is the clear market leader for building automation and associated services. In particular, Frost & Sullivan emphasizes the following:

  • Technology leadership with the innovative, fully integrated Desigo building automation system, which ensures optimal, energy-efficient control of heating, ventilation and air con-ditioning as well as light and blinds in buildings and individual rooms

  • Seamless integration of danger management (fire and safety)

  • Open to the integration of third-party systems based on international standards

  • Market-leading services such as remote monitoring of build-ing automation systems, energy and sustainability man-agement and energy monitoring

  • Special focus on customized solutions for data centers which combine building automation as well as security, fire safety and evacuation solutions in one system

  • In 2012, 5 percent revenue growth for building automation systems over the previous year in the EMEA region

  • Energy savings performance contracting as a financing model where investments in energy-efficiency measures pay for themselves through energy savings

Catharina Bujnoch