The world’s first Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) platform – Ocucon – has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of Anthony King, formerly of King Security Systems, as a consultant to the business.

Breaking new ground in surveillance technology, Ocucon delivers a powerful, cloud-based storage and retrieval platform, combining intelligent data analytics with the facility to store, analyse and retrieve unlimited amounts of HD video surveillance footage from within the Ocucon portal. It is the first technology of its kind to offer unlimited cloud-based storage as a service.

Anthony will be responsible for Ocucon’s business development, growth and supporting the management team in its strategy and the development of Ocucon’s new services

Veteran in security industry

With over 30 years in the security industry, Anthony King brings with him a wealth of experience and business contacts. Formerly Managing Director of Kings Security Systems, one of the UK’s leading security firms, Anthony helped pioneer/ secure contracts with Co-op, Morrisons and DixonsCarphone Warehouse. In his new role, Anthony will be responsible for Ocucon’s business development, growth and supporting the management team in its strategy and the development of Ocucon’s new services.

Anthony King commented: “I am incredibly excited to be coming on board as a consultant to Ocucon. As the world’s first VSaaS platform, Ocucon is truly breaking new grounds in surveillance technology and gained an enviable reputation since its launch only last year. This is the prime time to be joining the company and I look forward to working with the team to support its continued growth.

Ocucon is exhibiting at the upcoming Retail Risk exhibition in London where it will be announcing a new product that will assist organisations with GDPR compliance

Assisting organisations with GDPR compliance

Gary Trotter, Co-Founder of Ocucon commented: “Anthony brings a wealth of experience to Ocucon, together with a vast network of contacts across the UK. His broad experience and enthusiasm for technology and innovative security solutions will help support our product development and further strengthen the Company's position within the UK market.

The North East based firm is preparing to exhibit at the upcoming Retail Risk exhibition in London on the 26th April where it will be announcing a new product that will assist organisations with GDPR compliance.

Launched in October 2017, Ocucon is set to revolutionise the ability of UK businesses to defend against fraudulent cases of slips, trips and falls – currently estimated to cost the UK economy more than £800 million a year – by removing physical limitations on the amount of surveillance footage an organisation can save. Ocucon is expected to be of interest to any organisation capturing significant amounts of CCTV data, such as retailers, transport hubs or local authorities.

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