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Milestone CEO Lars Thinggaard on inspirational people and building his own compass

August 31, 2017 By SSN Gulf Staff

DENMARK – Milestone Systems’ President & CEO, Lars Thinggaard, sets his own course for good leadership. He is a leader who forges his own path. If he anticipates that the atmosphere during a management meeting might become a bit tense, he brings ‘scream pillows’. Then the

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Milestone continues to put partners first

June 6, 2017 By Zabeen Ahmed

UAE – Communication and working together are the key in informing customers about a shift from product focus to platform focus for a video security software manufacturer. Kirsten Højland, Milestone’s Vice President of Global Marketing, said the changes were a natural part of a continuing dialogue

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Milestone Systems: High-tech software offers substantial rewards to regional retailers

By Zabeen Ahmed

UAE – Retailers are just beginning to realise the potential revenue increases available when security systems are upgraded with analytics software, according to leading manufacturer Milestone, who held a flagship event in Dubai earlier this month. The Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) EMEA, held in Dubai

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Life safety and security firm Intertek discusses the challenges of the GCC’s construction sector

August 8, 2016 By Emma Procter

Mike Luna, Business Line Leader, Building & Construction and Electrical, MENAP, at Intertek, describes how the company’s life safety and security services have evolved – and the unique challenges and opportunities posed by this region. Can you describe in your own words the Intertek scope of business in the

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Specifically Speaking: Our regular Q&A with a security consultant; this time Stuart Aynsley, Mott MacDonald

January 10, 2016 By Emma Procter

Specifically Speaking this time is with Stuart Aynsley, Associate, Mott MacDonald, Dubai Talk about the main areas you are working in right now. Mott MacDonald is involved on numerous projects in the UAE and wider region working across a broad range of sectors including healthcare, education, air, rail and

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Straight Talk: We put our questions to Geoff Moore of Red Solutions and he doesn’t hold back…

September 23, 2015 By Emma Procter

Tired of all the PR spin? We ask key names in the security industry some to-the-point questions. This month: Geoff Moore, Red Solutions, Dubai. ———————————————————————————————- The security industry in the GCC is ‘becoming much more professional’ – discuss. Is that true? I don’t know. I think that you need to

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David Mills of Forster Profiles Middle East talks the fire glazing and steel profile systems market

September 1, 2015 By Emma Procter

This month’s Specifically Speaking is with David Mills, Head of Forster Profiles Middle East, and a long time supporter of the Safety Design in Buildings (SDiB) campaign. Forster originates from Switzerland and specialises in high quality steel frame profiles for buildings which help keep fire spread and

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Vehicle access control equipment firm Delta Scientific highlights rise in ‘soft target’ business

July 16, 2015 By Emma Procter

Delta Scientific Corporation is a leading manufacturer of vehicle access control equipment with over 260,000 square feet of production facilities in California, US. The company’s three product lines consist of high-security vehicle barricade systems, parking control equipment and guard booths. The company has been engineering and manufacturing vehicle