COPENHAGEN – May 28, 2015. Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), held its annual Milestone Partner Open Platform Days (MPOP) conference in Phuket, Thailand, May 13-14. Top technology and channel partners from all over Asia attended to share their expertise and learn about new, innovative solutions. Fourteen companies exhibited in the Technology Showcase, demonstrating integrated solutions for optimizing business and improving safety.
Benjamin Low, Vice President of Sales for the Asia Pacific Region, and Sunny Kong, Director of Sales in Asia, welcomed the partners to the event that took place at Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort. ‘Winning Together – The Power of Partnership’ was the theme of the event. The topic was addressed by a long list of speakers from top companies in the industry emphasizing how Milestone open platform technology enables constant innovation and endless possibilities.
Top managers from Agent Vi, Allied Telesis, Arecont Vision, Axis, EMC, Oracle Corporation, Quantum and Samsung Techwin presented at the event. They shared their opinions on the future of the industry, and how new technologies and solutions will further help lower security risks for citizens, employees and company assets.
“Our business in Asia is poised for strong growth, and we are increasing our investment in the regions,” said Benjamin Low. “We are focused on supporting our partners in every step they take in winning new business, implementing future-ready solutions and providing advanced services to our mutual customers.”
The Technology Showcase included Milestone Partners exhibiting many kinds of integration with the open platform VMS:
• Network camera manufacturers Arecont Vision, Axis Communications, Bosch Security, Oncam and Samsung Techwin
• IT solutions providers Allied Telesys, EMC, Oracle, Promise Technology, Quantum, Seagate and Spectra
• Access control vendors Axis Communications and Bosch Security
• Analytics solutions from Agent Vi and Ipsotek
Milestone Partner awards were announced on the final night to honor the best performance in sales and marketing for the year 2015:
• Best Distributor 2014 Asia: Digitalcom Company Ltd, Thailand
• Best Reseller 2014 Asia: Omecca Inc., South Korea
The president of Omecca, a leading system integrator in South Korea, presented a case study on the Goyang Safe City project they implemented, currently with an advanced Milestone XProtect® VMS solution managing more than 3,000 cameras and plans for expansion to more than 5,000 cameras. This makes it one of the biggest Safe City surveillance systems in South Korea. Omecca designed and installed the solution for the local government as part of a massive initiative by South Korea for implementation of surveillance centers in all major cities across the country by 2017.
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About Milestone Systems
Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes and reduce costs. For more information, visit: www.milestonesys.com.
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