Milestone Video Management Software Wins Govies Award Second Year in a Row

Milestone Systems has won a Govies Award for the second year in a row in the category of Video Management Systems.

COPENHAGEN – April 20, 2012.  Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has won a Platinum Govies Award 2012.The newly streamlined version of its VMS user interface called XProtect® Smart Client 7 was awarded the prize.


Milestone Systems has won a Govies Award for the second year in a row in the category of Video Management Systems. The winners were announced at the 2012 GovSec event, with Milestone XProtect Smart Client 7 topping the competition for its streamlined, innovative new user interface. Last year, the award was bestowed to Milestone for XProtect® Corporate 4, VMS for large-scale, high-security installations and unlimited numbers of cameras.


The GovSec event was held April 2-4 in Washington, D.C. It was here that Security Products magazine announced the winners of its 2012 “Govies” Government Security Awards that honor outstanding government products in a variety of categories, including Video Management Software, IP Video Surveillance Cameras, Perimeter Security, Access Control, Homeland Security, Fire and Life Safety, IT Network Security, Cloud Computing and Storage, Wireless Security and Mobile Security.


"XProtect Smart Client won the top award clearly because of its ability to meet the needs of the end user," said Ralph C. Jensen, Editor-in-Chief for Security Products magazine. "It is easier to navigate than ever with streamlined functionality for viewing live or recorded video, responding to alarms and exporting evidence."


The Security Products’ Government Security Awards were launched in 2009. With 53 entries this year, participation grew 40 percent over 2011. The winning entries were displayed in the Govies booth at GovSec – the Government Security Conference & Expo featuring the U.S. Law Enforcement Conference & Expo, which was held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.



About Milestone Systems

Founded in 1998, Milestone Systems is the global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, according to IMS Research. The XProtect® platform delivers powerful surveillance that is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations around the world. With support for the widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, XProtect provides best-in-class solutions to video enable organizations – managing risks, protecting people and assets, optimizing processes and reducing costs. Milestone software is sold through authorized and certified partners. For more information, visit:


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