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Legrand Reaffirms Commitment To Cisco Digital Ceiling Framework

NEW YORK, NY, November 10, 2016 —With the launch of its ELIOT program to advance IOT connectivity and intelligence in the Built Environment and enhance value in the use of connected devices, Legrand North and Central America today reaffirmed its commitment to Cisco’s Digital Ceiling Framework. Legrand is a global leader in resilient digital building infrastructures and partners with like-minded global organizations to help enterprises embrace IoT, connect building services via a single converged IP network, and realize significant gains in organizational productivity, efficiency and sustainability.

“Convergence between the electrical domain and other diverse disciplines including IT is resulting in smarter buildings becoming seamlessly and securely connected,” said John Selldorff, Chief Executive Officer of Legrand North and Central America. “This means enterprises — beyond the buildings — will be easier to manage, more efficient and more productive. Buildings and campuses will be healthier, safer and more comfortable!”

Earlier this year Cisco announced the Digital Ceiling Framework, a new initiative to change the way buildings and services are connected and managed. In June, Legrand joined the Digital Ceiling Framework as an ecosystem partner to help enterprise customers transform their buildings.

Legrand serves as an infrastructure enabler, providing resilient digital building communication and connectivity solutions to ensure the highest performance and reliability of cabling systems. The framework objective revolves around the convergence of previously disparate networks, enabling a greater level of building intelligence by leveraging the information from other devices not previously connected. With the Eliot program, Legrand looks to further support this framework beyond infrastructure and connectivity solutions.


About Legrand

Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including in particular connected devices stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.3 billion in 2015. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Vantage, Watt Stopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).

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