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Paxton Access trusted to safeguard the Sterile Services Department - King George Hospital

The Sterile Services Unit at King George Hospital is responsible for cleaning, sterilising, checking, packing and distribution of hospital theatre and other equipment.  Their area spans Barking, Havering and Redbridge hospitals NHS trust.  TSSU also provides services for many private clinics and hospitals in the area.  The unit is extremely busy and in early 2005 the building was extended.  As part of the refurbishment project Jim Harold, Security Manager for Barking, Haverin...

March Networks introduces new members of its UK sales team

March NetworksTM, a leading provider of Internet Protocol (IP)-based digital video surveillance solutions, introduced today the new members of its UK sales team.Under the leadership of Michael Rack, March Networks' Vice President of Sales for UK and Ireland, the UK sales team has expanded to include three industry veterans.  Jamie Barnfield and Martin Cowley join the Company, as Sales Managers while Ian Dickinson will take on the role of Customer Services Manager.  The UK sales tea...

DVTel iSOC provides command and control security management at Melbourne Commonwealth Games

Highly complex, wide-ranging system comprises hundreds of cameras to protect games DVTel Inc., multiple award-winning market leader in the development and delivery of intelligent security solutions over IP networks, today announced that the company's intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC) was utilized as the command and control software for the IP-based, integrated security system at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.  The Games were conducted over 12 days in March...

On the move at Genie

Genie CCTV, specialists in the supply of CCTV camera systems and accessories, has promoted Sales Manager Simon Green to the position of Sales Director.Simon, who has been with the company for three and half years, will now assume all strategic sales responsibilities in the UK and Ireland, driving up revenue streams as new products come on board as well as providing sales support and training for Genie's growing sales team.Steve Baker, Managing Director of Genie CCTV, said: "We are very...

Genie protects art treasures

Stockport Art Gallery, home to one of the north of England's most eclectic collections of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture, has updated its security protection with the installation of new digital equipment from Genie CCTV.The magnificent neo-classical Art Gallery - part of Stockport Council - boasts three exhibition spaces made up of the main, west and east galleries.  The small permanent collection consists of approximately 50 paintings including examples by the celebrated lo...

HID appoints Rob Pattiwael as regional Sales Manager for Benelux

HID Global, a leading manufacturer in the access control industry, today announced that it has increased its sales support for the EMEA region with the appointment of Rob Pattiwaël as regional sales manager.  Pattiwaël will be based in the Netherlands, with sales responsibilities for the Benelux territory, comprising Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. ‘'I am able to offer my extensive experience working for installers and have good knowledge of the security market in t...

Handkey II Access Control - The no-compromise security solution is at hand

The Handkey II system provides a high security solution at a price which compares to many card based systems.  With Handkey II your hand is your card, allowing access only to authorised persons without having the hassle of a key or a card.  By eliminating the card you reduce the administrative cost, increase security and eliminate the worry for users and administrators about having to keep track of a card or key. Real security Saves money over card based systems Fast and easy to use In...

Easynet select Visimetrics as European security solutions partner

Pan-European broadband networking company Easynet partner VisimetricsVisimetrics (UK) Ltd has been selected by Easynet to partner them in providing businesses and organisations with converged digital security and surveillance solutions throughout Europe.  The integrated solution provides innovative IP-based digital security and surveillance for companies looking to significantly improve their security responsiveness without compromising network operability. The solution is based on a wholly...

MITIE Security rolls out single identity

Following the recent acquisition of Initial Security by MITIE Group PLC, the group announced today the completion of the rebranding of all Initial Security services under the MITIE Security identity.Founded in 1979, Initial Security grew to become one of the UK's leading providers of manned security services with customers in sectors including retail, transport, distribution and commercial offices.The acquisition has significantly enhanced the MITIE Security coverage with the 20 branch netwo...

New Board appointments at Reliance Security Services

Operations Director, Southern RegionIan Foster has been appointed Operations Director - Southern Region.  Prior to joining Reliance in July 1996 he spent 22 years in the cable and pipe industry working in both sales and general management positions with HE Sampson, BICC, and latterly with Brown and Tawse as general manager of their Southern Region.  Since joining Reliance, Ian has held various general management positions within the business.Operations Director, Northern RegionChris Bu...

Caught in the act

A high-quality video surveillance system has already proved its worth in catching thieves at the Kendleshire Golf Club - and new uses are constantly being foundThere are no easy pickings for thieves targeting the Kendleshire's clubhouse or its members' cars.  Even if something does happen, security camera recordings give a clear view of faces and number plates, thanks to constant vigilance over vulnerable areas such as the car park, bars, the professional's shop and the fruit machine.  ...

Bewator joins Arctic Circle Expedition

Cwmbran-based Access Security Specialist, Bewator, has assisted one man and his team of supporters in a charity fundraising motorcycle expedition to the Arctic Circle.Managing Director of Bewator Ltd, Robert Cotterill, lent his support to close friend, John Foster, in a 2,200 mile trip in aid of the British Heart Foundation, a charity John shares a personal affiliation with.Six years ago John, a keen motorcyclist, was diagnosed with incurable congestive heart failure.  Although his conditio...

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