A series of major integration projects by SECOM Plc and iC2 CCTV were highlighted at IFSEC with a special award ceremony on the IDIS stand C140. At the presentation, EET Europarts Ltd was given special recognition for its excellent service in distribution over the last twelve months. Global Partner Summit Each year IDIS recognises key achievements by partners with an event on its IFSEC stand followed by a drinks reception. This is just one of a number of initiatives by the company – including its Global Partner Summit for distribution and integration customers across the world - which underline the value it places on collaboration. “Working in close partnership with our security industry friends – great companies like SECOM, iC2 CCTV and EET Europarts – is a top priority for us,” says Y D Kim, CEO, IDIS. “This approach helps shapes our technology development programme and ensures that we remain best placed to deliver solutions that the market really needs.” SECOM Plc, which is a global supplier of tailored fire and security solutions across the globe, was named as National Integration Partner National Integration Partner award Recognising successful projects over the last year, Y D Kim, CEO of IDIS presented partner awards to Alan Blake, Commerical Director of SECOM Plc, Andrew Whelan, Managing Director of iC2 CCTV and EET Europarts’s Managing Director, Simon Smith. SECOM Plc, which is a global supplier of tailored fire and security solutions across the globe, was named as National Integration Partner. This year SECOM completed a number of notable IDIS video integration projects, including solutions for a top coffee brand, a renowned pub chain and a household name in fitness and leisure centres. The company, which employs 53,000 people in operations around the world, is delivering a growing number of high profile integrations which use IDIS solutions. London-based integrator iC2 CCTV was presented with the Specialist Integration Partner Award Specialist Integration Partner award London-based integrator iC2 CCTV was presented with the Specialist Integration Partner Award. The company has completed several successful projects using the latest IDIS technology over the last year and has proven adept at using wireless technology. This has been of particular value for local authority customers such as Leybourne Parish Council, allowing video surveillance to be extended and modernised with minimal need for civil works and disruption. And EET Europarts was presented with the Security Distribution Partner award for outstanding service over the last twelve months. EET Europarts’ UK operation distributes surveillance, access control and public-address equipment to installers and integrators nationwide. The company has supplied IDIS solutions since 2014 and has realised great success with the DirectIP line up as well as IDIS DirectCX, an advanced HD analogue solution that allows customers to leverage existing coax cabling. Speaking at the IFSEC presentation, James Min, Managing Director, IDIS Europe praised the achievements of this year’s award winners. “Together we are demonstrating what the best technology and the most dedicated people can achieve. When we work closely together and support our partners we deliver outstanding solutions for our customers.”
EET Europarts is pleased to announce the acquisition of a distributor of CCTV and access control equipment in the UK, Pro-Vision Distribution Ltd. The company is an authorised distributor for over 60 brands from manufacturers that are highly respected throughout the industry. “I am very excited to announce the acquisition of Pro-Vision, the company has an excellent reputation in the CCTV and security market place with vendors such as Bosch, Pelco, Panasonic, Idis and Hanwha Samsung” said Simon Smith, Managing Director at EET Europarts in the UK, and continues; “This acquisition brings a very strong sales and support team, giving the customers the specialist knowledge and support needed in order to supply them the correct solution." "The acquisition of Pro-Vision will also strengthen the product offering and sales expertise to existing EET customers of CCTV and Security products. Pro-Vision customers will also now have a much broader range of products in both CCTV and Security and in all our other product categories.”We have endeavoured to grow the business with a level of service that complemented the world-class manufacturers we represent" Business growth Pro-Vision has a well-earned reputation for getting things right, on time, every time – in terms of product knowledge, delivery and support. With the acquisition, EET Europarts will take over a team of over 20 dedicated and experienced employees from Pro-Vision. Commenting on the acquisition, Peter Ford, Managing Director at Pro-Vision said: “Since 2005 when Brian Munday and I started the company, we have endeavoured to grow the business in a professional manner with a level of service that complemented the world-class manufacturers we represent." Enhanced product portfolio "We look forward to bringing to EET Europarts our market knowledge, experience and sales skills. We will, of course, keep the same partnership relationships with our suppliers and I feel confident that jointly, we are ready to gain significant market share going forward as an integral part of an ambitious and successful company.” “With the acquisition of Pro-Vision we strengthen our position within the Surveillance & Security area significantly. We will now be able to provide our customers with an even better product portfolio and achieve our ambition of being the preferred distribution partner in Europe,” says Bo Ørbjerg, Business Line Director, Surveillance & Security at EET Group.