Intersec 2017: Genetec returns to 2017 showcase

Company aims to meet growing demand from MEA region's retail, and transportation sectors

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Intersec 2017: Genetec returns to 2017 showcase Jadalla: The region is currently witnessing a great change and growth in the security landscape.
By  David Ndichu Published  December 20, 2016

Genetec Inc., a provider of open-architecture, unified IP security solutions, has announced that it will be showcasing security and surveillance systems at the 2017 edition of Intersec, the world’s leading trade fair for security, safety and fire protection, which will be held from January 22 to January 24, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC).

The company has expressed its confidence in meeting the growing demand in the Middle East region’s retail and transportation segments—leveraging the integrated security platform that it has developed to meet the needs of all sectors of the industry. Genetec’s stand will be located at Stand J38, Hall S1 inside the DICEC.

According to global analysts Frost & Sullivan, the spending in the region's physical security market has increased and is expected to reach USD 10.2 billion in the next four years, which makes up at least 10 per cent of the global market. Genetec aims to address the growing market demand for IP access control, video surveillance and automated number plate solutions. The company has also noted that physical security solutions like intruder alarms, electronic locks, perimeter protection, door alarms, access control protocols and identification systems are in high demand. One of the company's core showcase at the event will be its decision support system, Mission Control, which provides organizations with new levels of situational intelligence, visualization, and complete incident management capabilities. It allows security personnel to make the right decision when faced with routine tasks or unanticipated situations by ensuring a timely flow of information.

“The region is currently witnessing a great change and growth in the Middle East security landscape. We are looking forward to being at the 2017 edition of Intersec, which has positioned itself as a very important security event for our industry that attracts a broad audience of visitors from throughout the Middle East,” said Firas Jadalla, regional director - Middle East and Africa, Genetec “Participating for the 12th time, we are looking forward to meet the event’s attendees, which gives us the opportunity to share how Genetec is helping its enterprise customers unify and simplify the many parts of physical security through an expanding ecosystem of hardware and software support.”

The company is also set to throw the spotlight on ‘Genetec Security Centre 5.5’ and ‘Security Centre Federation.’ The latest version of Security Centre 5.5 adds disaster recovery features, greater security with enhanced authentication and encryption, new hardware integrations, enhanced scalability and much more. As today’s environment brings new security challenges, Security Centre 5.5 adds innovative capabilities to better help organizations monitor their sites, while offering administrators greater control and visibility of their security infrastructure. ‘Security Centre Federation facilitates centralized monitoring, reporting, and alarm management across multiple sites or organizations, while streamlining operations during off-peak hours--powered by a highly scalable architecture that synchronizes cameras, doors, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) units, intrusion panels, and all related events, alarms, and ALPR hits between sites. 

“Genetec is founded on the principle of innovation, which has kept us steadfast in our commitment to be at the forefront of emerging technologies that unify physical security systems. Our commitment has placed us at a better position than ever to support our customers' needs in the Middle East, while continuing to advance Genetec's market leadership with superior technology and one of the largest partner ecosystems in the security industry,” concluded Jadalla.

Genetec will feature many of its hardware and software ecosystem partners at the INTERSEC stand, including: Camera partners: Axis Communications, Bosch, Sony, Samsung, Arecont, Videotec; Access Control partners: ASSA ABLOY, HID, Mercury; and Analytics Systems Partner: Kiwi Security.

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