AXIS Camera Station VMS receives SIRA Approval Certificate

Press release
January 18, 2021 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Axis Communications is proud to announce that it has received the Security Equipment Approval Certificate from the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) for AXIS Camera Station Video Management Software.

SIRA is a government agency overseeing security operations within Dubai. Video Guard, a SIRA initiative, is a device that connects a company’s surveillance system to SIRA’s authorized network and is a mandatory requirement for companies working in specified sectors. The integration facilitates live video monitoring, reviewing, access rights management, technical health monitoring and additional support.

SIRA certificate for ACS
Eng. Khalid Al Hammadi, Chairman Security Professionals Association (governed by SIRA) and Ajith Surendran, Manager, Engineering & Training - Axis Communications, Middle East

AXIS Camera Station VMS

AXIS Camera Station is a video management software for surveillance specially developed for small and midsized installations. Retail stores, hotels, schools and manufacturing industries are just some of the companies that enjoy full control and protection of their premises and can quickly take care of incidents. All to make businesses run more smoothly. AXIS Camera Station matches our other network video products and features to offer you a complete, flexible, safe and reliable system.

AXIS Camera Station is powerful and easy to use with an intuitive interface so anyone can manage the system, handle incidents and quickly export high definition evidence. AXIS Camera Station empowers users to do more than manage cameras. It is easy to add features like network speakers to communicate with staff and deter intruders, network video door stations for audiovisual identification and remote entry control, Video analytics to improve operator efficiency and radar to follow intruders.

Benefits of Video Guard certification to Axis Communications’ partners include -

  • To connect with Video Guard, SIRA requires the VMS to be on its approved list
  • The certification enables the system integrators to obtain Video Guard connectivity certificate
  • This certificate is one of the essential requirements for obtaining a NOC from SIRA for a site

The SIRA specified sectors include the following and are constantly updated -

  • Shopping Malls
  • Hotels and Furnished Apartments
  • Banks
  • Money Exchanges
  • Manufacturers of Precious Metal and Stone Jewellery
  • Shops Selling Precious Metal and Stone Jewellery
  • Internet Service Shops
  • SIM Card Trading Companies
  • Self-Storage Facilities
  • Import Complexes
  • Warehouses Storing Hazardous Chemicals
  • Recreation and Amusement Parks
  • Sports Clubs
  • Cinemas
  • Theatres
  • Art Galleries
  • Factories
  • Workers Housing
  • Residential Buildings with more than 50 flats
  • Multi-Tenant Commercial cum Residential buildings, etc.
  • More to be added in the future
Monica Tomar
For further information, please contact: Monica Tomar, PR Specialist, Axis Communications
Phone: +971-52-8444-016
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Axis enables a smarter and safer world by creating network solutions that provide insights for improving security and new ways of doing business. As the industry leader in network video, Axis offers products and services for video surveillance and analytics, access control, intercom and audio systems. Axis has more than 3,8​00 dedicated employees in over 50 countries and collaborates with partners worldwide to deliver customer solutions. Axis was founded in 1984 and has its headquarters in Lund, Sweden. For more information about Axis, please visit our website