Focusing on technologies and market opportunities surrounding the Internet of Everything, the Innovation Centre will help start-ups, established companies, and entire industries explore what is possible with Cisco technologies and Smart+Connected™ solutions, while fostering Canadian-based innovation.
This North American hub for thought leadership and experimentation will bring together start-ups, technology and services partners, academia and customers to rethink and transform the status quo, while continuing Cisco’s tradition of making IT relevant to decision makers and business leaders.
Delta Controls has been for many years on the forefront of delivering next generation Building Automation Solutions for multiple verticals around the globe.Their ability to predict trends and leverage speed to market has consistently set them apart from others in a very competitive market.
Three years ago Delta Controls was selected by the Cisco Smart Connected Real Estate Team to become a founding member of the Cisco Innovation Centre in Toronto.
Since then, the Innovation Centre has enabled both Delta Controls and Cisco to co create new architectural solutions centered on IT Network Convergence and the Internet of Everything.
The inclusion of Delta Controls within the expanding Cisco Eco Partnership has accelerated business growth within Canada and has led to multiple Tier 1 wins within the high rise commercial vertical.
Looking ahead, Delta Controls sees the next generation Innovation Centre at WPPIII as a strategic business differentiator and driver for New Customer Value.
-Paul Lasagna, P.Eng.,
Delta Controls Inc.
The Toronto IoE Innovation Centre, which represents a $100 million investment in design and infrastructure, technology, staffing and operational costs over the next 10 years, will occupy approximately 15,000 square feet of space in the Oxford Properties’ new RBC WaterPark Place, scheduled for completion in spring 2015. RBC WaterPark Place, positioned to be North America’s smartest office tower, will also be home to Cisco’s new Canadian headquarters. The building will be the first commercial office tower in North America to take advantage of a fully integrated IP-based building and energy network.
“Innovation Centres are a key pillar of our strategy to impact the productivity and innovation trajectory of Canada,” – Nitin Kawale, president of Cisco Canada.
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