Switch Automation Makes Strides In Digital Facilities Management

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Executive Summary

This report is part of a series which supports real estate and facilities executives’ digitization journey. The report updates our coverage of digital facilities management software vendor Switch Automation. Founded in 2012, Switch Automation closed on its Series A funding round in 2018 and has raised $7 million to date. The firm has introduced a solution set that covers the building IoT journey from data availability to asset control, taking real estate customers from initial readiness audits to custom IoT solutions. Firms from across the commercial real estate spectrum, including property owners, third-party facilities management firms, shopping malls, large retailers and the property management firms that operate them could all benefit from Switch Automation’s solutions, regardless of how far they’ve gotten on their IoT deployments.

Table of contents

Switch Automation Delivers On Its Digital Facilities Management Vision
Switch Automation Solutions Cover The Complete Journey From Data Availability To Asset Control
Three Key Elements Drive Switch Automation’s Differentiated Positioning On Digital Facilities Management
Switch Automation Offers Multiple Entry Points Into Smarter Buildings For Facilities Executives

Organisations mentioned

Oxford Properties, Switch Automation

About the authors

Dennis Callaghan

Principal Analyst

Dennis is a Principal Analyst at Verdantix, contributing to both the Operational Excellence and Smart Buildings practices. His current research agenda focuses on covering asset performance management technologies across both industrial and smart buildings use cases, including Internet of Things monitoring and data analysis. Dennis has over 10 years’ experience in industry research and strategy. He previously worked at 451 Research, where he led that firm’s coverage of application performance management and IT service and asset management technologies. He has written about technology as a journalist, industry analyst or marketer for more than 20 years. Dennis holds a BA in journalism from Duquesne University.

Rodolphe d’Arjuzon

Managing Director

Rodolphe leads the Verdantix Smart Buildings practice. His current agenda is focused on the convergence of real estate and building software solutions and how to harness the IoT in smart buildings. Rodolphe has over twenty years of experience in technology research and strategy consulting. He co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and previously worked for Barclays Bank and L.E.K. Consulting. Rodolphe holds a PhD in Physics from Cambridge University.

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