Axis receives Milestone's "MAP Partner of the Year" Award

Axis has proven an excellent Manufacturing Alliance Partner for Milestone.

Axis Communication, the market leader in network video, today announced that the company has received the "MAP Partner of the Year Award" from the international software company Milestone Systems.

Axis was selected to receive the "MAP partner of the Year" award because of its excellent product range supporting common business, committed support to Milestone's collaborative certification and sales activities, and a mutually strong local, as well as central partnership with Milestone.

Axis has worked with software developers for many years to offer the end customer tailor-made surveillance solutions. The Axis Application Development Program (ADP) has been highly successful and today it consists of more than 400 partners globally, including Milestone Systems, which has its headquarters in Denmark.

"Axis is honoured to receive the MAP Partner of the Year Award. It serves as confirmation of the efforts we have undertaken in offering open systems which makes it possible for our ADP partners to integrate their solutions with Axis network cameras. By doing this we can together offer the best in network video solutions," says Bodil Sonesson Gallon, VP Sales Axis Communications.

Milestone has established relationships with the leading manufacturers of video surveillance hardware. The company offers products of network video hardware, such as Axis, the option to join the company's Manufacturers Alliance Program (MAP), which ensures that their hardware is supported by XProtect software.

"By focusing on common goals rather than differences, Axis has proven to be an excellent Manufacturing Alliance Partner for Milestone. Axis shows a stron commitment to Milestone through joint activities within training, sales and marketing that sets Axis apart in the IP security industry," says Henrik Friborg Jacobsen, VP Strategic Alliance Partners and co-founder of Milestone Systems.


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 Swedish-based company, operating worldwide with offices in 18 countries and cooperating with partners in more than 70 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange, Large Cap and Information Technology. For more information on Axis, visit www.axis.com