WESTMINSTER, Massachusetts (August 2014) – Tyco SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco business and longtime leader in fire and life safety, has received the Internet of Things (IoT) Innovator of the Year Award for 2014 from Axeda Corporation. The award recognizes the company for excellence in leveraging advanced Internet-connected technology to deliver smart eService fire alarm solutions that improve service delivery and provide significant value to customers. The IoT Awards are the premier recognition program offered by Axeda, the leading cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things solutions. The Internet of Things is a cloud-based software platform that allows physical devices, such as fire alarm equipment in the case of Tyco SimplexGrinnell, to be accessed through the Internet. These connected products contain embedded technology that enables data to be turned into valuable information to optimize business processes and provide a higher level of customer service. Tyco SimplexGrinnell was presented the award at the 2014 Connexion Conference – one of 12 Axeda customers and partners selected for excellence in innovative solution development, best practices in implementation and deployment, and ecosystem integration. “Tyco SimplexGrinnell has brought a level of technology expertise and commitment to advancing customer solutions that is unparalleled and is a testament to their deep industry experience and breadth of capabilities,” said Jeff Melvin, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Axeda. “It’s a pleasure to congratulate Tyco SimplexGrinnell on achieving this Innovator of the Year recognition.” “Our IoT eService solutions are taking us forward in this technology age, enabling Tyco SimplexGrinnell to find smarter ways to drive business value and better serve our customers,” said Dave Baer, Vice President of Strategy & Marketing. “Tyco SimplexGrinnell is proud to be recognized by Axeda for leveraging innovative IoT solutions to enhance protection, improve customer satisfaction, reduce life-cycle costs and provide more value. We look forward to continuing to partner with Axeda to expand and evolve our IoT solutions to meet the ever-changing needs and requirements in fire protection and life safety.” About Tyco SimplexGrinnell Tyco SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco business, is a longtime leader in fire and life safety, with one million customers and over 200 years of combined history in the industry. Tyco SimplexGrinnell is advancing safety and security with a comprehensive array of fire alarm, fire sprinkler, fire suppression, emergency communications, integrated security, sound, and healthcare communications systems and services. Tyco SimplexGrinnell has 11,000 employees and serves customers through 150 company-owned offices in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.tycosimplexgrinnell.com.