Published on 5 January, 2009
|EVT forms partnership with C3 Shared Services|
Petach Tikva, Israel and Johannesburg South Africa - EVT, a developer of networked video management and recording software, announced today the appointment of C3 Shared Services (Pty) Ltd, as its distributor in the rapidly developing security solutions market in South Africa.
C3 Shared Services (Pty) Ltd provides turnkey electronic security solutions with the primary focus on the implementation of thermal cameras combined with intelligent video analytics - securing your perimeter the intelligent way day and night.
The growing security industry in Africa has created a market of opportunity for providers of safety and security equipment and services. Upgrading security has been identified as a top priority by businesses and homeowners, who are increasingly looking for external expertise and new digital technologies. Surveillance equipment, particularly CCTV, is the largest sector of South Africa's security market, which is valued between $85 million and $165 million.
Under the partnership, C3 will distribute EVT's open platform Vertex and Apex network video management and recording software to their customers in the private, and public sector as the integrated solution combining all of C3's distributed products.
Security operators in South Africa will also benefit from EVT's patent pending Image Content Navigation and 2.5D Live Video Maps which provide improved site perspective, greater navigation, fast and simple event resolution in real-time and in post event investigations.
"Video management software is increasingly crucial for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations surveillance systems," said Brendon Cowley, Business development director for C3 Shared Services (Pty) Ltd. "This partnership will enable us to deliver functional and reliable video surveillance solutions to address organizations security and safety needs."
"We are very pleased to announce this partnership with C3, which has the know how to design and support the needs of the South African market and shares our same vision: to simplify video management" said Oren Feldmann, VP Marketing and Sales EVT. "We are sure that the cooparation will lead to first deployments in the very near future."