Dutch Data Center Association announces new partnership with Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi industry leader, has recently joined the Dutch Data Center Association (DDA) to share knowledge, participate to the expansion of the digital economy in the Netherlands, and further their reach into the data center market.

Leveraging on more than 130 years of experience and operating in more than 150 countries, Johnson Controls brings a unique array of enhanced solutions to the data center market; from the most advanced fire protection and physical security solutions to energy efficiency and HVAC systems. Their industry expertise has been, and continues to be demonstrated by supporting some of the most demanding companies of the market as well as many other critical facilities across the world.

“A data center is a highly complex environment with very specific needs and requirements,” says John Flanderhijn, Director Marketing, Strategy & Business Development, Johnson Controls Benelux. “We believe that fully integrated system management solutions that provide situational intelligence to monitor the facility, prevent incidents and support mitigation decision processes are essential for modern data centers to face and master today’s challenges”.

Stijn Grove, Director of DDA: “It is exciting to observe the increasing pace of innovation in the data center industry. To enable this innovation, we rely on close partnerships with tech companies such as Johnson Controls. As it is active in a wide range of industries, it has both a broad vision on innovation and a specialized approach to data centers. Its focus on safety, continuity and resilience makes it a company we look forward collaborating with.”

John Flanderhijn continues: “On our mission to enable smarter, safer and more resilient data centers, we are excited to collaborate with the DDA, a strong partner, to discuss market and technology trends and enable data center providers to continue to evolve and grow.”


About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

Photo: John Flanderhijn