Johnson Controls serves the market with branches in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Egypt, Turkey, Oman and Bahrain. In the Middle East, Johnson Controls provides equipment and control of buildings throughout the region, including the Burj Khalifa, the world`s tallest skyscraper; the development of pearls in Qatar; The Bahrain Bay project; Cairo Festival City in Egypt; Doha`s new international airport; the spread of Saint Haram to Makkah; the kingdom and the towers of Faisaliah; and the Royal Tower of Makkah, the second tallest building in the world in Saudi Arabia. Microsoft, Johnson Controls and sustainable solutions provider in the Middle East, Bee`ah, have announced an agreement to expand bee`ahs` new headquarters in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, with a series of artificial intelligence (AI) and smart building solutions backed by Microsoft. Al-Futtaim Engineering and Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with well-established core operations in the construction, automotive and energy storage industries, have signed a distribution agreement to market Johnson Controls` heating, cooling and building management products as well as fire alarm and safety technologies in the United Arab Emirates. As part of the agreement, Johnson Controls will provide a technical infrastructure for the building, capable of virtually monitoring its entire environment with Microsoft Azure Digital Twins and IoT technologies. The solution will allow Bee`ah to analyze amounts of data in order to optimize the operation of buildings and improve efficiency. To meet the demands of the Middle East-Africa market, the new unique service suite offers digital flexibility and skills for service personnel and front-line customers. These extensive functions enable remote monitoring and management of a wide range of CCCs, controls and fires in all circumstances, including emergencies and during a pandemic. The new service suite is supported by significant investments in cybersecurity from Johnson Controls, which has been certified as ISASecure® Secure Development Lifecycle Assurance for its product development practices. As part of the agreement, Al-Futtaim Engineering will commercially commercially commercially and easily CCC solutions® and VRF systems, as well as the building automation system® Facility Explorer, as well as Johnson Controls fire, safety and safety systems. Al-Futtaim Engineering will be the exclusive distributor of Johnson Controls` fire detection systems in the United Arab Emirates “With Johnson Controls and Bee`ah, we are accelerating the digitization of smarter and more sustainable buildings and spaces,” said Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Cloud-AI Group, Microsoft. “Bee`ah`s iconic headquarters will be one of the first buildings in the world to design and build end-to-end experiences on the Azure platform.” “Touch remote services, flexible infrastructure and a focus on sustainability are developing demands in today`s rapidly changing market landscape,” said Johnson Controls, Vice President and General Manager, Middle East and Africa, By Rolando Furlong. “Our extensive global services deliver superior value to our customers, optimize operating costs and ensure security.” “In collaboration with Microsoft, Johnson Controls is transforming traditional building systems with services that fuse the physical and digital worlds,” said Bill Jackson, President of Global Products, Building Technologies and Solutions at Johnson Control.
“With this project, we`re showing how the cloud and AI can use physical space data to improve interaction with occupants and achieve a new level of efficiency and sustainability.” “Environmental sustainability and digital technologies are factors that drive each other into the future,” said Khaled Al Huraimel, CEO of the Bee`ah Group.