Anixter UK News

Milestone Systems holds 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Milestone conference saw close to 500 attendees and 50 exhibiting companies Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its 10th annual MIPS partner conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week. It was their largest-ever gathering with close to 500 attendees and 50 exhibiting companies in the Technology Showcase that demonstrated integrated solutions for enhancing safety and optimising business. CEO Lars Thinggaard and CSMO Kenne...

Tri-Ed announces Ken Cabler as VP of U.S. Sales

Ken Cabler has over 30 years of security industry experience TRI-ED Distribution is pleased to announce the promotion of Ken Cabler to VP of U.S. Sales. Cabler, with over 30 years of security industry experience, joined TRI-ED in 2005 as Regional Manager and was later appointed Regional Vice President for the Central U.S. "Ken has always been a key member of our team and a driver in TRI-ED's tremendous growth over the past ten years," says Pat Comunale, TRI-ED's President of...

The year in mergers and acquisitions: Top 10 of 2014

2014 was a year for eye-popping merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the security space. The big deals of the year included some of the largest names in the industry. One name is larger than any in the security market – Google, which made not one but two acquisitions this year that could impact the future security market. It was also the year that a smaller player in the video camera market (although a huge familiar brand overall) bought a large, open systems V...

ONVIF highlights successes and outlines 2015 initiatives at annual membership meeting

Attendees heard presentations on ONVIF successes from 2014, including the release of two new profiles ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting late last month. Attendees heard presentations on ONVIF successes from 2014, including the release of two new profiles, as well as an outline of new initiatives for 2015, such as the planned release of Profile Q and a new client test tool. The aud...

TRI-ED announces new logo and key management changes

TRI-ED announces its new logo following its recent acquisition by Anixter Following its recent acquisition by Anixter, TRI-ED Distribution is proud to announce its new logo as well as key management changes. Pat Comunale will now serve as President of Global Security Solutions. James Rothstein will serve as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Dirk Foreman will be responsible for Global/National Integrator Sales, both reporting directly to Pat Comunale. "The union of...

How Anixter’s acquisition of Tri-Ed could impact transition to IP

Anixter International’s acquisition of Tri-Ed could help to accelerate implementation of IP video and access control by small and mid-sized dealer/integrators. In announcing the $420 million acquisition, Anixter emphasized the opportunity to expand its IP business through the new Tri-Ed customer base that has previously been more focused on analogue video as well as access control, intrusion detection and fire/life safety. It’s just one of the opportunities for Anixter to leverage t...

ONVIF hosts its 2013 Annual Membership Meeting in Shenzhen, China

ONVIF member companies heard presentations on the forum’s progress in 2013 and upcoming releases ONVIF, the leading global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting in late October in Shenzhen, China, held in conjunction with the China Public Security Expo 2013. ONVIF member companies who gathered for the meeting heard presentations on the forum’s progress in 2013 as well as on upcoming releases, in...

IHS publishes "The Asian Distribution Market for Video Surveillance Equipment" report

The report estimates that the Top 10 distributors accounted for only just over a tenth of the Asian market in 2012 Supply of CCTV and video surveillance equipment in Asia by distributors is highly fragmented. According to a new report from IHS, large multinationals like ADI Distribution, Anixter, and Ingram Micro do operate in some Asian countries. However, the Asian market is predominately served by a multitude of small, privately-owned distributors. There are relatively few...

Iomnis Surveillance Solutions’ ION servers powered by OnSSI’s Ocularis PS VMS

The new ION Series servers from Iomnis Surveillance Solutions have been specifically engineered to deliver the functionality of OnSSI’s industry leading Ocularis PS Video Management System (VMS). The joint technology venture combines the core expertise of OnSSI and Iomnis to provide a fully integrated video surveillance solution with uncompromised performance and value. The new ION Series with Ocularis PS is available in two versions: one that accommodates up to 26 IP cameras, and a hybri...

Industry leaders to support IFSEC International 2014

Research shows that a staggering 92% of exhibitors said that IFSEC International is their preferred event IFSEC International, organised by UBM Live, is excited to announce an extensive range of industry leaders to exclusively showcase their latest solutions at IFSEC International 2014, ExCeL London, from 17th – 19th June 2014. Providing unrivalled access to the entire buying chain, this is the exclusive opportunity for the industry to network with the largest selection...

Milestone Systems hosts annual UK & Ireland Milestone Partner Open Platform Event and Awards

One of the highlights of the event was the Milestone Partner Open Platform UK Awards Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its largest ever annual UK & Ireland (UKI) Milestone Partner Open Platform Event (MPOP UK) on 3-4 July this year at the Holiday Inn, Stratford upon Avon. General Manager UK & Ireland, Glenn Fletcher and his team hosted more than 100 of its key integration and distribution partners for the two-day...

IFSEC International and FIREX International receive overwhelming support for 2014 event in London

IFSEC International 2014 will see Security & Fire Installer Live, an annual installer programme, launch for the first time Following the announcement in February that IFSEC International and FIREX International will change location for 2014, the organisers of the event, UBM Live announced that all the major players will be making the move to London’s ExCeL from 17-19 June 2014. Over 75 leading brands from across the security and fire industry will be represented inc...