26 January 2023 – Planon is pleased to be included as a strong IoT platform vendor in the latest Verdantix Buyer’s Guide for Smart Building IoT Platforms. The report highlights Planon’s digital twin strategy and open platform approach as differentiating strengths within the smart building IoT platform vendor market. The report also mentions the added value that the partnership between Planon and Schneider Electric brings to this market.

This Verdantix Buyer’s Guide provides decision makers responsible for selecting, implementing and managing building technology with an up-to-date analysis of 40 prominent vendors offering IoT solutions for buildings. Prospective buyers should use this guide to support their search for an IoT platform that fits their organisational requirements.

Within the report, Verdantix listed the following as major IoT application areas where organisations are finding the most success: asset management, monitoring & control, energy management, space monitoring & analysis, workplace services, occupant health & wellbeing, facilities management services, building security, and sustainability & ESG. Planon’s IoT Platform solution was recognised in the report for having great functionality coverage in every application area listed.

‘We are pleased with Verdantix’s recognition of the capacities of our open and collaborative ecosystem,’ Pierre Guelen, CEO and founder of Planon commented. ‘Choosing a platform to manage all IoT initiatives can be very advantageous, especially when you go beyond the level of point solutions and have a need for simplified management across buildings and integrated insights at a business level. The ability to connect all your IoT together and view on a single dashboard opens the door to new opportunities for data-driven insights around optimising your building operations, driving better workplace experiences, and providing you with the tools and reports you need to prove you are in control.’