Axis Communications UK & Ireland recognises success of key partners with annual awards

Luton, 2009-Dec-17
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Axis Communications UK, the global leader in the network video market1 recognises the successes of its partners over the last 12 months.

Axis Communications UK & Ireland’s partner programme includes technology, application development and channel partners. Each year, to celebrate the success of these partnerships, Axis holds awards in recognition of the very best projects, people and technology.

The 2009 categories and winners are:

  • Distribution Partner of the Year 2009 - ADI Global Distribution
    ADI has been the fastest growing distributor for Axis Communications UK & Ireland in 2009.


  • Authorised Partner of the Year 2009 - B.O.S.S.
    B.O.S.S., a new Axis partner, has deployed the first major street surveillance application in Ireland using the outdoor ready camera AXIS Q6032-E.


  • Solution Partner Silver of the Year 2009 - Advantex Network Solutions
    Advantex Network Solutions was an early adopter of IP and has consistently shown a desire to promote the strengths and benefits of the technology.


  • Solution Partner Gold of the Year 2009 - Advance Monitoring Solutions
    Advance Monitoring Solutions provide a high level of services to the end user, from installation to monitoring, including automatic number plate recognition (ANPR). The company is also an Application Development Partner that integrates Axis products to a high level throughout their solutions.


  • Individual Project of the Year 2009 - Breckland District Council
    This technically brilliant public sector project uses the skills of more than one Axis Partner. Advance Monitoring Solutions is managing the monitoring station in Norfolk and has developed a package that allows the council to provide a chargeable service to surrounding towns for the monitoring of their cameras. This revenue stream has already attracted five surrounding towns. This project also uses wireless technology provided by Alvarion.


  • Sales Representative of the Year 2009 - Katherine Bramwell, ADI Global
    Distribution

    Katherine was nominated due to her wide knowledge of the Axis portfolio. She has demonstrated outstanding achievement in bringing Axis solutions to the UK this year.


  • Solution Architect of the Year 2009 - Craig Osborn, Motorola
    Craig has won this award due to his innovation using Axis equipment.



Phil Doyle, managing director, Axis Communications UK & Ireland said: “We are delighted to be able to present these awards to partners and individuals who, throughout 2009, have consistently performed above expectation. It is encouraging to see Axis’ network video solutions being deployed in so many exciting and innovative projects.

“Key to this success has been the work of our partners in educating end users on the benefits of IP-based video surveillance and demonstrating the significant operational savings made with Axis’ cameras and encoders. Congratulations to everybody who has been a part of this success in 2009.”

Hitchin based, Axis Communications offer a wide range of network video solutions. The Axis business model is based on loyal, long-term partnerships.

Notes to editors

1 Axis Communications is the global market leader in the network video market with a market share of network cameras of 33.5%. The world market for network cameras alone is forecast to be worth more than $2.5 Billion by 2012. The network camera market is set to have a CAGR of more than 35 per cent per year over the next three years, according to industry analyst house IMS Research (www.imsresearch.com) in its latest market report entitled ‘The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment 2008 Edition’ published in November 2008.

About Axis Communications

Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. The company is the global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms. Axis is a Sweden-based company, operating worldwide with offices in more than 20 countries and cooperating with partners in more than 70 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic, under the ticker AXIS. For more information about Axis, please visit our website at www.axis.com

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