Oprema News

Oprema appoints new Business Development Manager for Midlands region

Multidiscipline distributor Oprema has appointed Mark Elligott as Business Development Manager for the Midlands region. Expert in security distribution Mark, brings over 20 years of business development and sales experience, having previously worked for ADI and Norbain. His wealth of security distribution experience has been gained through undertaking all aspects of account management, most recently at ADI, where he spent over 9 years. In his new role, Mark will form part of the Oprema nation...

Dahua Technology and Champion Security’s video surveillance system secures iconic West Midlands site

A comprehensive video surveillance solution consisting of 96 cameras from Dahua Technology UK is being installed at the striking Fort Dunlop commercial and retail site, overlooking the M6 motorway in Birmingham. Dahua-Champion Security’s video solution Built for Dunlop Rubber, Fort Dunlop became the tyre-maker’s flagship production facility and at one time was the world’s largest factory, employing 3,200 workers. After production stopped in the 1980s, the building lay derelic...

IDIS and Oprema collaborate to enhance security and surveillance solutions

IDIS, South Korea’s surveillance manufacturer, has announced that the company has signed a distribution agreement with Oprema, a leading UK multi-discipline security solution provider. Oprema, the UK’s fastest growing security provider that is also a Fast Growth 50 Company, has added the full IDIS Total Solution to its line-up. The range of products include the IDIS flagship offerings, including the truly plug-and-play DirectIP as well as the advanced HD analogue over coax solution,...

Is the role of manpower more or less important for security today?

Even the most effective technologies usually require some level of human involvement. What new technologies do, generally speaking, is change the nature of a human’s role. Most jobs in today’s world are vastly different than 50 years ago, in many cases because of the changing role of technology. In the physical security world, what specific impact does technology have on the human element of systems? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Have recent developments in secu...

Does the security market really understand the meaning of 'cloud?'

There’s a huge cloud hanging over the physical security market, but in a good way. Cloud-based systems, whether for video, access control or another category, are on the verge of taking the industry by storm. The benefits of that mythical “cloud” are well-known, or certainly well-touted, in the market. It’s almost as if the word “cloud” has become a buzzword that can mean different things, or at least whatever the customer wants it to mean (as long as they buy...

Oprema expands business by moving to new headquarters with £850,000 investment

Cardiff-based Oprema, the UK’s multi-brand distributor of security equipment, is creating 15 new jobs and has moved to a new 15,000 sq ft premises after securing an £850,000 co-investment from HSBC and Finance Wales. The funding comprised a £350,000 commercial mortgage and £100,000 VAT loan from HSBC, and £400,000 from Finance Wales to refurbish the new premises, which completed in June. The HSBC funding forms part of a £2.6 million finance facility it has in...

Oprema and SilverNet form distribution partnership

Matthew Epps, Managing Director ofOprema, said the company was pleasedto add Silvernet products to its portfolio Oprema has been appointed a distributor for the SilverNet wireless networking range. Cardiff-based Oprema are multi-brand distributors of analogue and IP network video surveillance solutions, as well as fire alarm, access control, intruder alarm and data products. Alongside product supply, Oprema prides itself on offering a bespoke solution service t...

Theia and DataVision announce distributor partnership in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg

Current partners include Tri-Ed Northern and VidiCore Theia would like to introduce its newest distributor, DataVision.  DataVision distributes lenses, cameras and related machine vision products in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Theia sells through a network of distributors and resellers. These partners can offer technical support, and stock lenses locally. Its list of distributors also include Tri-Ed Northern, VidiCore, Oprema, and Accu-Tech.

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...