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Johnson Controls: strategic alignment for access control and video solutions units

MILWAUKEE  Johnson Controls announced that it has combined its Tyco Access Control and Video Solutions businesses into a single operational unit.


April 11, 2019
By SP&T Staff
SP&T Staff

The firm says the aim of the move is to more closely align the two disciplines and optimize future technology developments for cyber resiliency, business efficiency and intelligence.

Johnson Controls says the combination of the two units will enable strategic organizational focus on four key technology pillars: cybersecurity, cloud solutions, unification and automation.

“The growing demands on security as a critical organizational business function is driving our strategic focus on these core areas, enabling us to provide customers with a scalable, secure and intelligent ‘single pane of glass’ approach to system management,” said Eli Gorovici, general manager, Tyco Access Control and Video Solutions for Global Security Products, Johnson Controls, in a prepared statement. “Leveraging our leadership positions in cybersecurity, cloud solutions, unification and automation will allow us to continue to innovate and provide to the market solutions that offer the highest levels of efficiency, functionality and ease of use.”

According to the firm, the new Tyco Access Control and Video Solutions unit will focus on growth in cloud platforms and AI-based automation tools via the company’s investment in deep learning technology.