Controlware announce UK distribution agreement with Genetec

Controlware becomes a value-added distributor for Genetec’s Omnicast, Synergis, AutoVu and Security Center management platform

Leading electronic security distributor Controlware has signed a UK distribution agreement with Genetec. The agreement enables Controlware to distribute Genetec’s CCTV, Access Control, ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) and unified security management platforms to systems integrators, installers and resellers in the UK.

Genetec is a pioneer in the physical security and public safety industry and a global provider of world-class IP ANPR, video surveillance and access control solutions to markets such as transportation, education, retail, gaming, government and more. As a fully certified distribution partner with more than a decade’s technical experience in delivering IP based security systems and partnerships with leading IP video manufacturers such as Axis, Bosch, Sanyo HD and Optelecom-NKF also leading hardware manufacturers such as Allied Telesis, Dell, Infortrend and APC, Controlware can provide comprehensive solutions.

“Genetec are extremely pleased to be working with Controlware to deliver advanced security systems. Controlware‘s technical experience and abilities enable us to more fully support and develop our channel partner program as Controlware is also able to provide not only Genetec systems but all the components necessary for advanced security systems“ said Jean-Philippe Deby, Genetec Director of Sales – Europe.

As a one-stop electronic security distributor Controlware are ideally placed with the technical skills, knowledge and experience to ensure that integrators and installers from traditional CCTV and IT markets are supported with a range of value-added services to deliver advanced security systems for the most demanding environments. By providing added value through product advice, systems design, project management, training and support services Controlware is able to assist partners to meet the challenges of integrated security as the market evolves to IP based systems.

“The distribution agreement with Genetec enables Controlware to provide not just IP CCTV but integrated security systems through Genetec’s unified platform of video, Access Control ANPR and complementary systems” said Mark Harraway, Controlware UK Country Manager.

Based on open standards Genetec management platforms support products such as CCTV cameras and video encoders from different manufacturers that can be integrated in the same management platform. This provides users with greater choice enabling them to truly benefit from the flexibility IP based systems can deliver. The Genetec product range includes:

Security Center – unified security platform

Security Center combines AutoVu, Omnicast and Synergis in a single platform allowing users to break free from running multiple security applications. The single unified interface simplifies management and improves security operations.

AutoVu – ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) system

This innovative, easy-to-use and install ANPR system automatically reads and stores vehicle number plates. Live monitoring of fixed ANPR cameras and real-time alarms for black-listed or wanted vehicles makes AutoVu perfect for mobile wanted vehicle identification, and permit or time-limited parking enforcement.

Omnicast – Advanced CCTV video management platform

Market leading Omnicast CCTV software comes with built-in high-system availability and advanced security features. Omnicast is scalable from a single channel to tens of thousands of channels with no single point of failure.

Synergis – Secure Access Control system

IP Access Control that is not only secure and reliable but can track, locate and pinpoint individuals at any given time. Thousands of access events per second can be supported from all over a network.

To see what the Security Center, AutoVu, Omnicast and Synergis can do contact Controlware video(at) to arrange a visit to our UK demonstration facilities.


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