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Case Study: Sinclair Holdings

Digitizing the hotel guest experience

Sinclair Holdings is taking a beautiful Art Deco building from the 1930s and transforming it into the hotel of tomorrow.



  • Enhance the hotel experience for guests
  • Monitor assets and hotel facility easily for repair and maintenance
  • Optimize hotel for energy conservation
  • Work with city building department to update new building codes


Deployed the Cisco Catalyst Digital Building Series Switch to:

  • Simplify deployment experience with integrated security and lower total cost of ownership
  • Lay the foundation for powering and connecting building subsystems into a unified network


  • Saved more than 50% on energy as compared to traditional methods
  • Can centrally monitor and manage all room equipment through the IP network
  • Can analyze traffic patterns and improve security with workplace optimization

What they're saying

Converging disparate building systems on a single IP platform, the developer establishes digital competences for tomorrow’s hospitality industry. It allows Marriott to offer business travelers and vacationers engaged services, delivering real-time analytics and reducing energy costs.

Farukh Aslam, President, Sinclair Holdings, LLC

Who is Sinclair Holdings?

Industry: Hospitality
Location: Bethesda, MD
Company Size: 199,000+