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VidSys and The Basix Group Partner to Provide Integrated Security Management Solutions in South AfricaThe VidSys Physical Security Information Management Software System to Strengthen Security Capabilities of Basix's Integrated Solutions (October 24, 2011)
VIENNA, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/11 -- VidSys, the leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that allows organizations to resolve business and security situations in real time, today announced its partnership with The Basix Group, a premier security systems integrator with over 20 years of experience and a strong presence throughout South Africa. Serving the government and the private sector and customers in the financial, transportation, commercial-industrial and infrastructure markets, The Basix Group will resell VidSys PSIM software to help strengthen South Africa's integrated security management efforts.
"We are the leading security service provider for South Africa. A significant portion of the nation depends on us to deliver safe, secure and scalable solutions that can offer the most efficient and effective response to security situations as they unfold," said Jeff Groenewald, group managing director, Basix. "With our VidSys partnership, we are able to arm our customers with PSIM technology that integrates, correlates and analyzes data across a variety of security systems and devices, and provide security personnel with complete situation awareness to effectively manage any security threat or potential threat in real time."
With this partnership, Basix public and private customers throughout South Africa benefit from the real-time intelligence delivered through one common operating picture, ensuring the most effective and efficient response to unfolding situations.
"By including PSIM technology in its integrated security management offering, Basix is enabling South African organizations across ITS, enterprise, critical national infrastructure and public sectors to increase security and respond faster and more effectively to situations by ensuring the right data gets to the right people at the right time," explained Darren Chalmers-Stevens, director of EMEA, VidSys. "As we continue to expand throughout South Africa, we are proud to partner with such a trusted solutions provider to public and private market customers."
The Basix Group (www.basixtech.co.za) are leaders in the design and implementation of turnkey electronic security solutions which seamlessly integrate with communication technologies and management systems. A fully accredited ISO 9001:2000 integrator, Basix has the expertise, the technologies, and the design and tailored engineering capabilities to provide a complete range of smart solutions.
VidSys is the leading provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that enables organizations to reduce operational costs and improve situation response times while reducing risks and increasing safety, security, and asset protection. Its award-winning Open PSIM Platform and multi-vendor video and situation management software, VidShield and RiskShield respectively, are running in numerous command centers including three of the top four cities in North America and a number of Fortune 100 global companies. Named winner of the PSIM System category in the 2010 GSN: Government Security News Homeland Security Awards, VidSys is also the founding member of PSIM Trends, a thought leadership site dedicated to discussing the PSIM industry. Privately funded by Atlanta Equity, Cisco, Flybridge Capital Partners, JVax Investment Group and Motorola Solutions, the headquarters is located in Vienna, VA with additional offices in Massachusetts, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. For more information, please visit http://www.vidsys.com/.
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