genetec named ‘access control solutions vendor of the year’ at 2017 edition of the ‘integrator ict champion awards’

DUBAI, UAE – Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a leading provider of IP security and intelligence solutions, has been hailed as the ‘Access Control Solutions Vendor of the Year’ by VAR Magazine, a leading Middle East IT channel publication, during the fifth edition of the ‘Integrator ICT Champion Awards,’ which was held recently at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai. This year’s prestigious board of judges cited the excellent performance of the SynergisTM IP access control system (ACS)–featuring best-in-class performance for its fast and efficient set-up, affordable integration, and the most future-proof investment for security installations.

According to Genetec senior executives, the recognition demonstrates the company’s continuing commitment towards developing world class high quality open-architecture software, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industry. In line with this, the Synergis IP access control system (ACS) was designed to help secure any organization’s facilities and buildings–giving the advantage of a smooth migration to an IP-based access control solution while leveraging network infrastructure, existing equipment and wiring.

“We would like to thank VAR Magazine for their vote of confidence in Genetec,” said Firas Jadalla, Regional Director – Middle East and Africa, Genetec. “This win reflects the strong amount of trust placed in use by our customers and the market, which further enables us to become a powerful catalyst in the move to develop a unified, IP-based security management solution.”

Industry experts have lauded Genetec Access Control Solutions for its presentation of radically different products in the market today–offering open access control and provides native support of widely-deployed and non-proprietary security modules from leading access control and hardware vendors.

“Today’s security landscape is rapidly growing and evolving with newer threats also emerging. With this in mind, your access control system should not only secure your doors, but it should itself be protected from cyber-attacks. Genetec offers users a diverse portfolio of products and solutions that can not only protect your system but also allow for improved productivity and enhanced efficiencies. Rest assured, we will remain steadfast in our continuing commitment to provide the world’s best-in-class technology and security solutions for the Middle East market,” concluded Simon Barnes, Business Development Director – Access Control – EMEA, Genetec.