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High interest for Milestone Community Days in South Africa

October 23, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – More than 250 participants attended two successful Milestone Systems Open Platform of Days (MPOPs) in South Africa recently. The events in Johannesburg and Cape Town brought together some of the most successful networked  video systems integrators, resellers and distributors in the region. Participants exchanged

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Help AG inks partner deal with Skybox Security

By Emma Procter

UAE – Help AG has signed an agreement with Skybox Security that will allow the company to integrate Skybox’s security management solutions into its Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC), adding powerful new security analytics capabilities to Help AG’s Managed Security Services (MSS) offering. As a Skybox Premier

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Women in Security: Milestone’s Odette Malkoun on kicking down barriers

October 22, 2017 By Emma Procter

As part of SSN Gulf’s exclusive series on leading ‘Women in Security’, we spoke to Odette Malkoun, Channel Business Manager at Milestone Systems to find out about her role – and ask her why men still dominate the security industry. Q. Tell us a bit about your current

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IP network video surveillance systems in high demand in Middle East

October 16, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE: Growing demand for streamlined and IP network video surveillance will double the value of the Middle East’s commercial security market over the next four years, with hospitality likely to witness the highest growth of all end-user segments, according to new research. Driven by increased investments

Dubai airport’s new virtual border coming soon

By Emma Procter

UAE – The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi reports that in the coming years those arriving at Dubai airport can expect “a 100 per cent virtual border where human contact is absent”. The real implementation challenge isn’t tech but working out how, at a time of heightening

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Ring teams with Al Jammaz to provide smart home security for Saudi

By Emma Procter

KSA – Smart home security firm Ring  recently announced a partnership agreement with Al Jammaz Distribution, the leading Saudi based Value-Added Distributor, which distributes advanced technology products, solutions and services. This partnership will help Ring foray and expand its reach across the Saudi market offering customers

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Ring to make Middle East debut at next week’s GITEX

October 4, 2017 By Emma Procter

UAE – Ring, a leader in home security, announced that it is making a foray into the Middle East market and will make its debut at GITEX Technology Week 2017 (8-12 October). The company will use the exhibition as a platform to unveil its latest suite of

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SGW appoints new security consultant with top level UK background

By Emma Procter

UAE – SGW Safety & Security has appointed Alan Meyrick to the position of Security Consultant. A skilled security practitioner with 14 years’ experience, Mevrick’s knowledge of risk and security methodologies and theories provides a robust underpinning to the consultancy work he undertakes, allowing him to