Honeywell's MAXPRO® Cloud connected building platform will be hosted on Microsoft Azure in North America

    HONEYWELL STRENGHTHENS CONNECTED BUILDING OFFERING BY HOSTING MAXPRO CLOUD WITH MICROSOFT AZURE Honeywell’s MAXPRO® Cloud connected building platform will be hosted on Microsoft Azure in North America, and will expand to other regions later this year Strengthens Honeywell’s offerings for schools, small-to-medium business, warehouse and manufacturing customersMELVILLE, N.Y., May 3, 2017 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that MAXPRO® Cloud, the company’s connected building solution for small-to-medium-sized (SMB) businesses, will be hosted on the Microsoft Azure® hosting platform. Designed for the unique needs of an SMB customer, MAXPRO Cloud integrates access and video data into a single user interface, enabling customers to achieve their business goals by leveraging their connected buildings as strategic assets. It helps improve customer’s business performance, ensures more efficient safety and security, minimizes loss of inventory in retail environments, reduces IT infrastructure costs, and streamlines operations by empowering small-to-medium business owners to make decisions in a flexible and scalable manner through real-time access, insight and reporting. By bringing the strength of Azure to Honeywell’s connected buildings technology, customers will benefit from Microsoft’s global footprint and advanced data services.“ Honeywell is pleased to rapidly expand our software offerings with one of the world’s most innovative cloud providers,” said Alessandro Araldi, vice president of product management, Security and Fire, Honeywell Home and Building Technologies. “As one of Honeywell’s first connected building offerings hosted on Azure, we’re excited for MAXPRO Cloud customers to experience the benefits of the intelligent cloud firsthand.” “Honeywell’s focus on driving innovation in connected buildings globally makes this an ideal collaboration for both Microsoft and Honeywell,” said Sam George, director, Microsoft Azure IoT at Microsoft Corp. “As we continue to enable digital transformation for customers around the world, this advancement for MAXPRO Cloud is yet another example of how we’re helping create a more secure, connected and productive world.” Currently MAXPRO Cloud is available in North America, and will expand to other global markets later this year. For more information, please visit https://www.maxprocloud.com/. About Honeywell Home and Building Technologies Honeywell Home and Building Technologies (HBT) is a global business with more than 44,000 employees worldwide. HBT creates products, software and technologies found in more than 150 million homes and 10 million buildings worldwide. We help homeowners stay connected and in control of their comfort, security and energy use. Commercial building owners and occupants use our technologies to ensure their facilities are safe, energy efficient, sustainable and productive. Our advanced metering hardware and software solutions help electricity, gas and water providers supply customers and communities more efficiently. For more news and information on Honeywell Home and Building Technologies, please visit https://www.honeywell.com/us/en/news. Honeywell (www.honeywell.com/us/en) is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotive products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; and performance materials globally. Our technologies help everything from aircraft, cars, homes and buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/us/en/news.

    Bruce Anderson

    Home and Building Technologies