Hoermann brings new British Standard steel fire rated doors to the Middle East

May 4, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Hoermann Middle East has introduced new British Standard fire-rated doors to meet special requirements of commercial construction sector. All the new doors are acoustic rated, thermally insulated, and with all-round sealing. Designed to meet the life safety requirements in various types of buildings and structures, the doors help prevent

Linx International and Tavcom International join forces

May 3, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Linx International and Tavcom announce they have concluded an agreement resulting in Linx acquiring a majority shareholding in Tavcom. Tavcom is the leading provider of online and classroom based security systems training. The Linx International Group includes Linx Consulting and renowned security management training


Canon-Axis deal done despite hedge fund holdout

By Emma Procter

JAPAN—In a bid that industry analysts told Security Systems News (SSN Gulf‘s sister publication in the US) is intended to get Canon to increase its US $2.8 billion offer for Axis Communications, Elliott Management, a New York hedge fund, increased its stake in Axis to 10.91 percent and


Milestone event (MPOP) in Abu Dhabi pulls in the crowds, focuses on partnerships

By Emma Procter

UAE – Mid April saw Milestone Systems hold its annual networking and information open sharing platform for partners – the much anticipated MPOP. This time held at the stunning Park Rotana hotel in Abu Dhabi, the focus of this year’s packed event was ‘The Power of Partnerships’ and striving towards the